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Kalamandalam
KERALA KALAMANDALAM, deemed a University of Art and Culture by the Government of India, is a major center for learning Indian performing arts , especially those that developed in the Southern states of India , with the special emphasis on Kerala
Kerala
. It is situated in the small town of Cheruthuruthy
Cheruthuruthy
in Thrissur
Thrissur
, Thrissur District
Thrissur District
on the banks of the Bharathapuzha river
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Jawaharlal Nehru
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU (/ˈneɪruː, ˈnɛruː/ ; Hindustani: ( listen ); 14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India
India
and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi
Mahatma Gandhi
and ruled India
India
from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in 1964. He is considered to be the architect of the modern Indian nation-state: a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic. He was also known as PANDIT NEHRU due to his roots with the Kashmiri Pandit community while many Indian children knew him as Chacha Nehru (Hindi , lit., "Uncle Nehru")
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Indira Gandhi
INDIRA PRIYADARSHINI GANDHI (Hindustani: ( listen ); née NEHRU; 19 November 1917 – 31 October 1984) was an Indian politician and central figure of the Indian National Congress party. She was the first and to date the only female Prime Minister of India . Indira Gandhi belonged to the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty and was the daughter of India
India
's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru . Despite her surname Gandhi, she is not related to the family of Mahatma Gandhi . She served as Prime Minister from 1966 to 1977 and then again from 1980 until her assassination in 1984, making her the second-longest-serving Prime Minister of India after her father. Indira Gandhi
Indira Gandhi
instituted state of emergency from 1975 to 1977 during which she ruled by decree
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Prime Minister
A PRIME MINISTER is the head of a cabinet and the leader of the ministers in the executive branch of government , often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system . In many systems, the prime minister selects and may dismiss other members of the cabinet, and allocates posts to members within the government. In most systems, the prime minister is the presiding member and chairman of the cabinet. In a minority of systems, notably in semi-presidential systems of government, a prime minister is the official who is appointed to manage the civil service and execute the directives of the head of state . In parliamentary systems fashioned after the Westminster system
Westminster system
, the prime minister is the presiding and actual head of government and head of the executive branch
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University Grants Commission (India)
Coordinates : 28°37′45″N 77°14′23″E / 28.62917°N 77.23972°E / 28.62917; 77.23972 University Grants Commission ABBREVIATION UGC MOTTO Gyan-Vigyan Vimuktaye (Knowledge Liberates) FORMATION 1956 (1956) HEADQUARTERS New Delhi
New Delhi
LOCATION * India
India
CHAIRMAN V.S. Chauhan AFFILIATIONS Department of Higher Education , Ministry of Human Resource Development , NCERT
NCERT
WEBSITE www.ugc.ac.inThe UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION of India
India
(UGC INDIA) is a statutory body set up by the Indian Union government in accordance to the UGC Act 1956 under Ministry of Human Resource Development , and is charged with coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of higher education . It provides recognition to universities in India, and disburses funds to such recognised universities and colleges . V.S
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Maharaja Of Cochin
Princely state of the British Indian Empire 6TH CENTURY AD–1949 ANTHEM Om Namo Narayana CAPITAL Mahodayapuram (Thiruvanchikulam Kodungallur ) Vanneri Cochin Thripunithura Thrissur /Thrishivaperoor LANGUAGES Malayalam , English GOVERNMENT Absolute monarchy Princely state (1814–1947) HISTORY • Established 6th century AD • Disestablished 1949 CURRENCY Rupee and Other Local Currencies PRECEDED BY SUCCEEDED BY Chera dynasty Travancore-Cochin TODAY PART OF Kerala , India KINGDOM OF COCHIN (also known as Perumpadappu Swaroopam, Mada-rajyam, Gosree Rajyam, or Kuru Swaroopam; Malayalam : കൊച്ചി Kocci or പെരുമ്പടപ്പ്‌ Perumpaṭappu) was a late medieval Hindu kingdom and later princely state on the Malabar Coast , South India
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Government Of India
EXECUTIVE : * President * Vice President * Prime Minister * Union Council of Ministers
Union Council of Ministers
* Cabinet Secretary * Secretaries (Defence • Finance
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V. P. Singh
VISHWANATH PRATAP SINGH (25 June 1931 – 27 November 2008), was an Indian politician and government official, the 7th Prime Minister of India from 1989 to 1990. Singh is known for trying to improve the lot of India's lower castes as a Prime Minister. CONTENTS * 1 Early career * 2 Minister for Finance (1984-87) and Defence (1987) * 3 Formation of Janata Dal * 3.1 National Front coalition government * 4 Prime Minister (1989-90) * 4.1 Mandal Commission report * 4.2 Tussle with Reliance group * 4.3 Ram temple issue and the fall of the coalition * 4.4 The Chandra Shekhar government * 5 United Front coalition and later years * 6 Personal life * 7 Death * 8 Cultural legacy * 8.1 Films * 8.2 Books * 8.3 Other books connected to V. P
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Manmohan Singh
MANMOHAN SINGH (Punjabi: ( listen ); born 26 September 1932) is an Indian economist and politician who served as the Prime Minister of India
India
from 2004 to 2014. The first Sikh
Sikh
in office, Singh was also the first prime minister since Jawaharlal Nehru
Jawaharlal Nehru
to be re-elected after completing a full five-year term. Born in Gah (now in Punjab, Pakistan), Singh's family migrated to India
India
during its partition in 1947. After obtaining his doctorate in economics from Oxford, Singh worked for the United Nations during 1966–69. He subsequently began his bureaucratic career when Lalit Narayan Mishra hired him as an advisor in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry
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Gurukula
GURUKULA गुरुकुल or GURUKUL\'WAS A TYPE OF RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLING SYSTEM IN ANCIENT INDIA WITH SHISHYA (STUDENTS) LIVING NEAR OR WITH THE GURU , IN THE SAME HOUSE. THE GURU-SHISHYA TRADITION IS A SACRED ONE IN HINDUISM AND APPEARS IN OTHER RELIGIOUS GROUPS IN INDIA, SUCH AS JAINISM , BUDDHISM AND SIKHISM . THE WORD GURUKULA GURUKUL\'WAS A COMBINATION OF THE SANSKRIT WORDS GURU (TEACHER OR MASTER) AND KULA (FAMILY OR HOME). BEFORE THE BRITISH RULE, THEY SERVED AS SOUTH ASIA \'S PRIMARY EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM. In a Gurukul, The students living together are considered as equals, irrespective of their social standing. They learn from the guru and help the guru in his everyday life, including carrying out of mundane daily household chores. Typically, a guru does not receive or accept any fees from the shishya studying with him as the relationship between a guru and the shishya is considered very sacred
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University Grants Commission Of India
Coordinates : 28°37′45″N 77°14′23″E / 28.62917°N 77.23972°E / 28.62917; 77.23972 University Grants Commission ABBREVIATION UGC MOTTO Gyan-Vigyan Vimuktaye (Knowledge Liberates) FORMATION 1956 (1956) HEADQUARTERS New Delhi LOCATION * India CHAIRMAN V.S. Chauhan AFFILIATIONS Department of Higher Education , Ministry of Human Resource Development , NCERT WEBSITE www.ugc.ac.inThe UNIVERSITY GRANTS COMMISSION of India (UGC INDIA) is a statutory body set up by the Indian Union government in accordance to the UGC Act 1956 under Ministry of Human Resource Development , and is charged with coordination, determination and maintenance of standards of higher education . It provides recognition to universities in India, and disburses funds to such recognised universities and colleges . V.S. Chauhan is the incumbent chairman
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Bharatanatyam
BHARATANATYAM, sometimes referred to as BHARATHANATIYAM or SADIR, is a major genre of Indian classical dance
Indian classical dance
that originated in Tamil Nadu . Traditionally, Bharatanatyam
Bharatanatyam
has been a solo dance that was performed exclusively by women, and expressed Hindu
Hindu
religious themes and spiritual ideas, particularly of Shaivism
Shaivism
, but also of Vaishnavism
Vaishnavism
and Shaktism . Bharatanatyam's theoretical foundations trace to the ancient Sanskrit text by Bharata Muni , Natya Shastra , its existence by 2nd century CE is noted in the ancient Tamil epic Silappatikaram , while temple sculptures of 6th to 9th century CE suggest it was a well refined performance art by mid 1st millennium CE
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Kuchipudi
KUCHIPUDI (/kuːtʃiˈpuːdi/ ) is one of the eight major Indian classical dances . It originated in a village named Kuchipudi
Kuchipudi
in the Indian state
Indian state
of Andhra Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh
. Kuchipudi
Kuchipudi
is a dance-drama performance art, with its roots in the ancient Hindu
Hindu
Sanskrit text of Natya Shastra
Natya Shastra
. It developed as a religious art linked to traveling bards, temples and spiritual beliefs, like all major classical dances of India. Evidence of Kuchipudi's existence in an older version are found in copper inscriptions of the 10th century, and by the 15th century in texts such as the Machupalli Kaifat
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Public University
A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY is a university that is predominantly funded by public means through a national or subnational government, as opposed to private universities . Whether a national university is considered public varies from one country (or region) to another, largely depending on the specific education landscape
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Shoranur
SHORANUR (Malayalam : ഷൊറണ്ണൂർ ) is a town and a municipality located in the Palakkad district , in the Indian state of Kerala
Kerala
, located on the banks of the Bharathapuzha River
Bharathapuzha River
. Shoranur Junction Railway Station is the largest Railway Station in Kerala
Kerala
. It covers 32.28 km2. CONTENTS * 1 Etymology * 2 Geography * 3 History * 4 Politics * 5 Educational institutions * 6 Transportation * 7 See also * 8 References ETYMOLOGY'Shornur' is named in revenue records as ‘Chiramannur/ Cheramannur’ and in railway records ‘Cherumannur’. Chiramannur was transformed into Shoranur. This name Chiramannur might have derived from the relation of this place to Bharathapuzha. GEOGRAPHY Shoranur
Shoranur
is located at 10°46′N 76°17′E / 10.77°N 76.28°E / 10.77; 76.28
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Government Of Kerala
The GOVERNMENT OF KERALA ( Malayalam
Malayalam
:കേരള സർക്കാർ) headquartered at Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram
is a democratically elected body that governs the Indian State of Kerala
Kerala
. The state government is headed by the Governor of Kerala
Kerala
as the nominal head of state, with a democratically elected Chief Minister as real head of the executive. The state government maintains its capital at Thiruvananthapuram
Thiruvananthapuram
(Trivandrum) and is seated at the Kerala Government Secretariat or the Hajur Kutcheri. The Government of Kerala
Kerala
was formed on November 1, 1956 after merging of State of Travancore-Cochin with the Malabar district of the Madras state as part of States Reorganisation Act, 1956
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