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Sarojini Naidu
Sarojini Naidu; née Chattopadhyay, (13 February 1879 – 2 March 1949) was a freedom fighter and poet of modern India. She was born in a Bengali Hindu
Hindu
family at Hyderabad
Hyderabad
and was educated in Chennai, London and Cambridge. She married Dr. Govindarajulu Naidu and settled down in Hyderabad. She took part in the National Movement, became a follower of Gandhiji (Mahatma Gandhi) and fought for the attainment of Swaraj. She became the President of Indian National Congress
Indian National Congress
and later she was appointed the Governor of the United Provinces, now Uttar Pradesh. Known as the 'Nightingale of India'[1], she was also a noted poet
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Indian Standard Time
Indian Standard Time
Indian Standard Time
(IST) is the time observed throughout India, with a time offset of UTC+05:30. India
India
does not observe daylight saving time (DSTu) or other seasonal adjustments
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University Of Madras
University of Madras
University of Madras
is a public state university in Chennai
Chennai
(formerly Madras), Tamil Nadu, India.[2] Established in 1857, it is one of the oldest and premier universities in India
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Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Muhammad
Muhammad
Ali Jinnah
Jinnah
(Urdu: محمد علی جناح‬‎ ALA-LC: Muḥammad ʿAlī Jināḥ, born Mahomedali Jinnahbhai; 25 December 1876 – 11 September 1948) was a lawyer, politician, and the founder of Pakistan.[2] Jinnah
Jinnah
served as the leader of the All-India Muslim
Muslim
League from 1913 until Pakistan's independence on 14 August 1947, and then as Pakistan's first Governor-General until his death. He is revered in Pakistan
Pakistan
as Quaid-i-Azam (Urdu: قائد اعظم‬‎, "Great Leader") and Baba-i-Qaum (بابائے قوم‬, "Father of the Nation"). His birthday is considered a national holiday in Pakistan.[3][4] Born at Wazir Mansion
Wazir Mansion
in Karachi, Jinnah
Jinnah
was trained as a barrister at Lincoln's Inn
Lincoln's Inn
in London
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West Bengal
West Bengal
Bengal
(/wɛst bɛŋˈɡɔːl/) is an Indian state, located in Eastern India
India
on the Bay of Bengal. With over 91 million inhabitants (as of 2011), it is India's fourth-most populous state. It has an area of 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi). A part of the ethno-linguistic Bengal
Bengal
region, it borders Bangladesh
Bangladesh
in the east, and Nepal
Nepal
and Bhutan
Bhutan
in the north. It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim, and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata
Kolkata
(Calcutta), the seventh-largest city in India. As for geography, West Bengal
Bengal
includes the Darjeeling
Darjeeling
Himalayan hill region, the Ganges
Ganges
delta, the Rarh region, and the coastal Sundarbans
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Inter-caste Marriage
The caste system in India prohibits marriage outside the caste.[1] However, inter-caste marriages have gradually gained acceptance due to increasing education, employment, middle-class economic background, and urbanisation. According to a survey in 2014, about 5% of marriages are inter-caste in India. In India, inter-caste marriages were publicly encouraged and supported by politicians such as C. N. Annadurai, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu,[2] and social activists such as Periyar E. V
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Asian Relations Conference
The Asian Relations Conference
Asian Relations Conference
took place in New Delhi
New Delhi
in March-April 1947. It was hosted by Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, who then headed a provisional government that was preparing for India's Independence, which came on 15 August 1947. The Asian Relations Conference brought together many leaders of the independence movements in Asia, and represented a first attempt to assert Asian unity. The objectives of the conference were "to bring together the leading men and women of Asia
Asia
on a common platform to study the problems of common concern to the people of the continent, to focus attention on social, economic and cultural problems of the different countries of Asia, and to foster mutual contact and understanding." In his writings and speeches, Nehru had laid great emphasis on the manner in which post-colonial India would rebuild its Asia connections
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Delhi
Delhi
Delhi
(/ˈdɛli/, Hindustani pronunciation: [d̪ɪlliː] Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi
National Capital Territory of Delhi
(NCT), is a city and a union territory of India.[16][17] It is bordered by Haryana
Haryana
on three sides and by Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh
to the east. The NCT covers an area of 1,484 square kilometres (573 sq mi)
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University Of Edinburgh
The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh
(abbreviated as Edin. in post-nominals), founded in 1582,[1] is the sixth oldest university in the English-speaking world
English-speaking world
and one of Scotland's ancient universities. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city of Edinburgh, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.[5] The University of Edinburgh
Edinburgh
was ranked 19th in the world by the 2016–17 QS rankings.[6] It is now ranked 23rd in the world according to 2018 QS Rankings.[7] It is ranked as the 6th best university in Europe by the U.S
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Bangladesh
Coordinates: 23°48′N 90°18′E / 23.8°N 90.3°E / 23.8; 90.3People's Republic
Republic
of Bangladeshগণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ (Bengali) Gaṇaprajātantrī BāṃlādēśaFlagEmblemAnthem: "Amar Sonar Bangla" (Bengali) "My Golden Bengal"March: "Notuner Gaan" "The Song of Youth"[1]Government Seal of BangladeshCapital and largest city Dhaka 23°42′N 90°21′E / 23.700°N 90.350°E / 23.700; 90.350Official languages Bengali[2]Ethnic groups (2011[3])98% Bengalis2% M
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Bikrampur
Bikrampur ("City of Courage") is a pargana situated 12 miles (19 km) south of Dhaka, the modern capital city of Bangladesh. In the present day it lies known as Munshiganj District of Bangladesh. It is a historic region in Bengal.Contents1 History1.1 Early history 1.2 Pala Era 1.3 Chandra Era 1.4 Sen Era 1.5 Mughal Era2 Prominent people from Bikrampur 3 See also 4 References 5 External linksHistory[edit] Early history[edit] Ashoka, the emperor of the Maurya Dynasty, ruled all of major parts of Bengal from ca. 269 BC to 232 BC.[1] Being a devotee of Gautama Buddha, he propagated Buddhism across his kingdom which included Bikrampur to the east. Following the high ideals of this religion, Pala Kings came to Bikrampur to rule the region.[2] Pala Era[edit] The second ruler of Pala Empire, Dharmapal, built a Buddhist monastery in Bikrampur during his reign in 770–810.[3] After his death, his son, Devapala ruled this area until 850 CE
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Hindu
ArtsBharatanatyam Kathak Kathakali Kuchipudi Manipuri Mohiniyattam Odissi Sattriya Bhagavata Mela Yakshagana Dandiya Raas Carnatic musicRites of passageGarbhadhana Pumsavana Simantonayana Jatakarma Namakarana Nishkramana Annaprashana Chudakarana Karnavedha Vidyarambha Upanayana Keshanta Ritushuddhi Samavartana Vivaha AntyeshtiAshrama DharmaAshrama: Brahmacharya Grihastha Vanaprastha SannyasaFestivalsDiwali Holi Shivaratri Navaratri Durga
Durga
Puja Ramlila Vijayadashami-DussehraRaksha Bandhan Ganesh Chat
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Tibet (1912–1951)
The historical era of Tibet from 1912 to 1951 followed the collapse of the Qing dynasty in 1912, and lasted until the incorporation of Tibet by the People's Republic of China. The Tibetan Ganden Phodrang regime was Protectorate of the Qing[6][7][8][9] until 1912,[10][11] when the Provisional Government of the Republic of China replaced the Qing dynasty as the government of China, and signed a treaty with the Qing government inheriting all territories of the previous dynasty into the new republic, giving Tibet the status of a "Protectorate"[12][13] with high levels of autonomy as it was Protectorate under the dynasty. At the same time, Tibet was also a British Protectorate.[14][15][16] However, at the same time, several Tibetan representatives signed a treaty between Tibet and Mongolia proclaiming mutual recognition and their independence from China, although the Government of the Republic of China did not recognize its legitimacy
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Girton College, Cambridge
Girton College is one of the 31 constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge. The college was established in 1869 by Emily Davies, Barbara Bodichon
Barbara Bodichon
and Lady Stanley of Alderley as a college for women. Girton was granted full college status by the university in 1948, marking the official admittance of women to the university. In 1976, Girton was Cambridge university's first women's college to become coeducational. The main college site, situated on the outskirts of the village of Girton, about 2.5 miles (4 km) northwest of the university town, comprises 33 acres (13.4 ha) of land. Held in typical Victorian red brick design, most was built by architect Alfred Waterhouse between 1872 and 1887. It provides extensive sports facilities, an indoor swimming pool, an award-winning library and a chapel with two organs
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King's College London
King's College London
London
(informally King's or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of the federal University of London
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Alma Mater
Alma mater
Alma mater
(Latin: alma "nourishing/kind", mater "mother"; pl. [rarely used] almae matres) is an allegorical Latin
Latin
phrase for a university or college. In English, this is largely a U.S. usage referring to a school or university from which an individual has graduated or to a song or hymn associated with a school.[1] The phrase is variously translated as "nourishing mother", "nursing mother", or "fostering mother", suggesting that a school provides intellectual nourishment to its students.[2] Fine arts will often depict educational institutions using a robed woman as a visual metaphor. Before its current usage, Alma mater
Alma mater
was an honorific title for various Latin
Latin
mother goddesses, especially Ceres or Cybele,[3] and later in Catholicism for the Virgin Mary
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