Bharatiya Janata Party

In this blog post we are dealing with about a short history of Bharatiya Janata Party. Also discuss on the topic BJP and Ram Rajya and BJP and Hindutva. Bharatiya Janata Party In the mid-term election of 1971 conclusion secured only 22 seats. In 1977, after the emergency was declared by the Congress Government. The …

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Jana Sangh

In this blog post we are dealing with a brief history of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. If you want to know about Jana Sangh, then this post is for you; and also want to know how BJP was formed then click here. Jana Sangh The Jana Sangh was founded by Dr. Shyam Prasad Mukherjee in …

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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam

In the blog post we will discuss about the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam movement; which was the Movement for the Progress of the Dravidians. You can read about establishment of National Congress Party. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam There are four South Indian states viz. Tamil Nadu, Kerela, Karnataka and Andra Pradesh are spoken as Dravidian States. There …

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National Congress of India

In this blog post we will discuss about the National Congress of India. Before, let us remember that East India Company, which granted charter to trade with the East Indies in 1600 CE. But the successful trading made great British influence in India 1600-1800. When Indian army rose up in revolt against the British trading …

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Ambedkar

Ambedkar Neo-Buddhist movement had certain resemblances to other contemporary religions of the oppressed; new prophetic or liberation movements whether among the primitives or higher religions. The common theme of the ‘religion of the oppressed’ is ‘the fact that the striving for religious renewal; and liberation arises from the rebellion of the masses against the existing …

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Sarvodaya School

           Sarvodaya (School) literally means ‘universal uplift’ and it is a fundamental principle of M.K.Gandhi’s ideology. This principle states that physical, economic, and spiritual resources of a society should be used for the ‘uplift’ of its members. The concept had its roots in Hindu and Jain philosophy; but it was elaborated by Gandhi into a full-blown …

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Gurudwara

In this blog post we are dealing with the Topic – Gurudwara Reform Movement. One popular reason for formation of Singh Sabhas was reaction against the maladministration of Gurudwaras (GD) and its management. The zeal for reforms affected a popular movement called Akali (immortal) movement. One point of this reform was to free Gurudwaras from …

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Chief Khalsa Diwan

In this blog post, we are dealing with the Topic “Formation of Khalsa Diwas & Chief Khalsa Diwan”. Amritsar Singh Sabha and Lahore Singh Sabha made a joint board called the General Sabha. This replaced by the Khalsa Diwan that set up in Amritsar in 1883. Chief Khalsa Diwan This Khalsa Diwan became centre for …

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Singh Sabha Movement

The Singh Sabha Movement (SSM) is an attempt to get rid of the adulterations and accretions that spoilt Sikhism in the second half of 19th cent. Singh Sabha Movement was a movement with the goal of going back to the original purity of Sikh faith. It was a movement of the masses through which the …

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Sir Sayyed Ahmad Khan

Sir Sayyed Ahmad Khan was greatest contribution helping Indian Muslims towards modernity through participation in the benefits provided by science, technology and new educational methods. Basis of Reform Movement under Sir Sayyed Ahmad Khan He was an advocate of the secular state. According to him, there was nothing inconsistent with a deep religious commitment and …

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