25 July in Indian and World History

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25 July in Indian and World History

25 July in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 25 July is the birth anniversary of Acharya Parshuram Chaturvedi, Somnath Chatterjee, and Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

25 July is also observed as the death anniversary of Ganesh Vasudeo Joshi, Godavarish Mishra, and Babu Ram Ishara.

 Birth Anniversary

25 July in Indian history is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the following personalities:

Acharya Parshuram Chaturvedi (25 July 1894 – 3 January 1979), a diligent scholar, researcher, and critic. He was born in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh. He was educated at Allahabad and Varanasi University. he was a lawyer by profession Very few people know that Acharya Parshuram Chaturvedi had done the work of taking Kabir out of the corpse of the goths and making him sit in the ranks of scholars. The description, detail, and analysis of Kabir’s poetic forms, Padavali, Sakhi, and Ramani has been served by Acharya Parshuram Chaturvedi, He was a supporter of evolutionary theory in literature. Elders were always seen bowing before his scholarship. His life was devoted to the welfare of humanity. He was Born on 25 July 1894 in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.

Somnath Chatterjee (25 July 1929 – 13 August 2018), the prominent leader of the ‘Communist Party of India’. He represented the Bolpur Lok Sabha constituency of West Bengal in the Fourteenth Lok Sabha. Shri Chatterjee was also the Speaker of the Lok Sabha of the Fourteenth Lok Sabha. Somnath Chatterjee has been a role model for parliamentarians since 1971 as a member of the Lok Sabha. He was a highly respected lawyer, trade unionist, outspoken and influential parliamentarian, and stalwart leader. He was the president of the world’s largest democracy. The action of “Zero Hour” on the initiative of Shri Chatterjee has been telecast live from 5th July 2004. Mr. Chatterjee believes that this step has been initiated in recognition of people’s right to know, it was not aimed at disciplining the members, He was Born on 25 July 1929 in Tezpur, Assam.

Harsimrat Kaur Badal, an Indian politician and currently the Minister of Food Processing Industries under the Government of India. She is a member of the 15th and 16th Lok Sabha from Bathinda Lok Sabha constituency since 2009 consecutively. She is a member of Shiromani Akali Dal and the wife of former Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal. The Nanhi Chhan Abhiyan (Hindi: Little Chhaon) is being run against the declining sex ratio in the Punjab region. She was Born on 25 July 1966 in Delhi India.

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Death Anniversary

25 July in Indian history is observed as the death anniversary of the following personalities:

Ganesh Vasudeo Joshi (20 July 1828 – 25 July 1880), a prominent public activist of his time. Ganesh Vasudev practiced law by staying in Pune after passing the examination of ‘Mukhtar Vakil’. Ganesh Vasudev started the Swadeshi movement in 1872 in consultation with Justice Ranade. He had encouraged the production of indigenous items like ink, soap, candles, umbrellas, etc. Established ‘Pune Public Assembly’ in 1870 AD. Almost all the prominent people of that time participated in this meeting. Mahadev Govind Ranade was also its member. In the severe famine of 1876, it was successful in getting help from the government. Government awakening started with the efforts of his ‘public meeting’, which culminated in the establishment of Congress in 1885 in front of the country. Due to all these actions, the name of Ganesh Vasudev Joshi was also named ‘Public Uncle’. He died on 25 July 1880.

Godavarish Mishra (26 October 1886 – 25 July 1956), a famous social reformer, litterateur, and public activist from Orissa. He has written poems, plays, novels, short stories, and biography, etc. His autobiography was rewarded by ‘Bharatiya Sahitya Akademi’. Godavarish Mishra had also held the post of Education Minister and Finance Minister of Odisha in 1941. As the main writer of the Oriya language, Godavarish Mishra wrote poetry, novels, plays, stories, life characters, etc. in all genres. His autobiography was awarded by the ‘Bharatiya Sahitya Akademi’ after his death. Godavarish Mishra, striving to carry forward the creative work of the Father of the Nation, was so recognized that Gandhiji stayed at his house for two days during his visit to Orissa in 1927. He died on 25 July 1956.

Babu Ram Ishara (7 September 1934 – 25 July 2012), a noted writer and film director. He lived a long-struggling life. He was a resident of a hill village in the Una district of Himachal Pradesh. He fled to Mumbai at a young age. B.R., who gives a break to newcomers in his films. Ishara also directed Amitabh Bachchan’s film ‘Ek Nazar’. This was Amitabh’s pre-superstar era. Big opportunities at the start of the career of artists like Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri, Reena Roy, Anil Dhawan, Shatrughan Sinha, Raza Murad, Danny, Vijay Arora, Raj Kiran with Babu Ram Ishara introducing artists like Rehana Sultan, Parveen Babi lamps. He died on 25 July 2012.


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Notable events on 25 July in Indian and World history

25 July 1843Charles Macintosh, a Scottish chemist and the inventor of the modern waterproof raincoat, died.

25 July 1905 – Elias Canetti, a German-language writer, and Nobel Prize Laureate, was born.

25 July 1922 – John B. Goodenough, an American materials scientist, and Nobel Prize Laureate, was born.

25 July 1928 – Dolphy – a Filipino comedian and actor – was born.

25 July 1977 – Giani Zail Singh took oath as the seventh President of India on this day.

25 July 1978 – The world’s first IVF baby Louise Brown was born on this day in Oldham, England.

25 July 1987 – Rangaswamy Venkataraman became the eighth President of India on this day.

25 July 1992 – SD Sharma became the ninth President of India on this day.

25 July 1997 – KR Narayanan became the tenth President of India.

25 July 2004 – Three aides of Pakistan’s nuclear scientist Abdul Qadir Khan were released.

25 July 2007 – Pratibha Patil was sworn in as the 12th President of India. She became the first woman President of India.

25 July 2008 – Eight people, including a civilian, were killed in a female suicide bomber that exploded in northeast Iraq.

25 July 2009Yasmin Ahmad, a Malaysian film director and screenwriter, died because of heart attack.

25 July 2017 – More than 70 people died due to floods in Gujarat on this day.

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