15 November in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 15 November is the birth anniversary of Cornelia Sorabji, Birsa Munda, Jyoti Prakash Nirala, and Sania Mirza. 15 November is also observed as the death anniversary of Jaishankar Prasad, and Vinoba Bhave.
15 November in Indian history is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the following personalities:
Cornelia Sorabji (15 November 1866 – 6 July 1954), was the first woman barrister in India. She was a social reformer as well as a writer. Cornelia Sorabji became a barrister at a time when women did not have the right of advocacy. Due to his talent, he started giving legal advice to women and raised the demand to open the profession of advocacy for women. She was born on 15 November 1866 in Nashik.
Birsa Munda (15 November 1875 – 9 June 1900), was a tribal leader and folk hero. He belonged to Munda caste. In present-day India, the tribals of Ranchi and Singhbhum remember Birsa Munda as ‘Birsa Bhagwan’. Birsa Munda earned this honor by raising the Munda tribals against the oppression of the British. Birsa proved to be a major link in the history of the Indian independence movement in the 19th century. He was born on 15 November 1875 in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
Jyoti Prakash Nirala (15 November 1986 – 18 November 2017), one of the Garuda Commandos of the Indian Air Force. Corporal Jyoti Prakash Nirala, who was martyred in Kashmir was awarded the ‘Ashoka Chakra’ on the occasion of ‘Republic Day’ on January 26, 2018. President Ram Nath Kovind gave this honor posthumously to Jabanj Nirala which his wife and mother received. Jyoti Prakash Nirala was involved in an operation against Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists on 18 November 2017. He had killed three terrorists in it. Jyoti Prakash Nirala was martyred in firing during this encounter. He was born on 15 November 1986 in Rohtas district, Bihar.
Sania Mirza, a famous Indian tennis player. Her fame at the age of 18, not only in India but in the world, is a matter of great pride for any sportsperson. In 2006, she was awarded the Padma Shri. Sania is the youngest player to receive this honor. In 2006, she was awarded the WTA’s ‘Most Impressive New Waist Award’ among world tennis legends in the US. She was born on 15 November 1986 in Mumbai.
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15 November in Indian history is observed as the death anniversary of the following personalities:
15 November 1670 – Jan Amos Komensky, a Czech philosopher, pedagogue, and theologian, died.
15 November 1862 – Gerhart Hauptmann, a German dramatist, and Nobel Prize Laureate, was born.
15 November 1874 – August Krogh, a Danish professor, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine , was born.
15 November 2006 – Samaun Samadikun, an Indonesian electrical engineer, died.
Jaishankar Prasad (30 January 1889 – 15 November 1937) holds a special place in the Hindi theatrical world and fiction. He also has a special place in the field of fiction. Giving is important. Jaishankar Prasad was unique among those who wrote sentiment-oriented stories. He died on 15 November 1937.
Jharkhand Foundation Day, also known as Jharkhand Divas, is celebrated on November 15th each year. This day holds significant historical and cultural importance for the state of Jharkhand in India. Jharkhand was carved out of the southern part of Bihar on November 15, 2000, to become the 28th state of the Indian Union.