25 November in Indian and World History

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25 November in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 25 November is the birth anniversary of Radheshyam Kathavachak, Suniti Kumar Chatterji, Devaki Kumar Bose, and Jhulan Nishit Goswami.

25 November is also observed as the death anniversary of Chandulal Jaisinghbhai Shah, and Major Ramaswamy Parameswaran

Birth Anniversary

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

Radheshyam Kathavachak (25 November 1890 – 26 August 1963), written the story of Ramayana in several volumes through Khari Boli verse. This composition has been very popular in the Hindi regions, especially in the villages of Uttar Pradesh, in the last several decades. He has contributed in bringing the moral values ​​mentioned in ‘Radheshyam Ramayana’ to the common man. Radheshyam have also written your autobiography. He was born on 25 November 1890 in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh.

Suniti Kumar Chatterji (25 November 1890 – 29 May 1977), known as a famous linguist, litterateur, and scholar of India. She was also a popular art lover. Seeing the Sanskrit merit of Suniti Kumar, she was given the ‘Jubilee Research Award’. Chatterji also gave many lectures on Indian art and culture abroad. She was born on 25 November 1890 in Bengal, British India.

Devaki Kumar Bose (25 November 1898 – 11 November 1971), one of the most imaginative film directors of the theater’s era that followed the ‘silent era’ in the history of Indian cinema. He was an amazing master of sound and music. This is the reason that the melody of music is scattered in all the films directed by him. He was born on 25 November 1898 in West Bengal. Devaki Bose was the first Bengali film director who combined ‘Rabindra Sangeet’ with ‘Indian classical music to create a wonderful sonic melody in films. If Devaki Bose had not joined ‘New Theatres’, it was possible that ‘New Theatres’ would not have had the fame it is today. He was born on 25 November 1898 in Vardhman District, West Bengal.

Jhulan Nishit Goswami, a famous Indian female cricketer. She was also known as ‘Nadia Express’. She has won India many times with her superb bowling. Jhulan Goswami is the highest wicket-taker in one-day international cricket. She has made this achievement by breaking the record held by Australia’s Katherine Fitzpatrick for a decade. She has also captained the Indian women’s cricket team before Mithali Raj. Goswami was born on 25 November 1982 in Nadia, West Bengal.

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Death Anniversary

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

Chandulal Jaisinghbhai Shah (13 April 1898 – 25 November 1975), a famous director, producer and screenwriter of Hindi films. He is counted among the famous personalities of Indian cine history. In a way, he had come to the movies by accident. He stunned everyone by becoming the most accomplished commercial filmmaker of his era. Coincidentally, but after coming to this area, Chandulal Shah never looked back. He died on 25 November 1975 in Mumbai.

Major Ramaswamy Parameswaran (13 September 1946 – 25 November 1987), an Officer of the Indian Army who was awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India’s highest military decoration, for his bravery. He died on 25 November 1987 in Sri Lanka.

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Notable events on 25 November in Indian and World history

25 November 1758 – Britain captured the Duquesne Fort in France.

25 November 1866 – Allahabad High Court inaugurated.

25 November 1930 – In Japan, 690 earthquake tremors were recorded in a single day.

25 November 1936 – Signing of the Anti-Cominton (Anti-Communist International) Pact between Germany and Japan.

25 November 1941 – Lebanon gained independence from France.

25 November 1945 – 15 children died in a school bus accident caused by a snowstorm in the US capital Washington DC.

25 November 1948 – The National Cadet Corps in India was established.

25 November 1949 – The Constitution of independent India was signed by the President of the Constitutional Committee, and it came into force with immediate effect.

25 November 1950 – Johannes V. Jensen a Danish author, and Nobel Laureate, died.

25 November 1951 – 17 people died in a train accident in the US state of Alabama.

25 November 1952 – George Menoy was elected president of the Australian Football League.

25 November 1960 – STD telephone system was first used in India between Kanpur and Lucknow.

25 November 1973 – In the midst of weeks of unrest in Greece, on this day, the army overthrew the then President George Papadopoulos.

25 November 1974 – Around 140 people died in Nepal when a bridge collapsed.

25 November 1974 – Former United Nations Secretary-General Thant died.

25 November 1975 – Suriname became independent on this day.

25 November 1998 – In Pakistan successfully test-fired a newly developed anti-tank missile called ‘Bhaktar Shikan’ capable of striking even in the dark.

25 November 2001 – Benazir Bhutto meets Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi.

25 November 2006 – Study of Indian Panchayati Model started by Colombo.

25 November 2007 – Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto filed his nomination from Larkana for the general elections in Pakistan.

25 November 2014 – Sitara Devi a legendary Indian dancer known for her exceptional skills in the classical Kathak style of dancing – died.

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is observed every year on 25 November. This is generally 16 days of activities, which starts from 25 November and ends on 10 December (International Human Rights Day). The goal is to eliminate violence against women.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrates its national day on November 25th each year. This date is known as Statehood Day (Dan državnosti) and commemorates the country’s official statehood. On November 25, 1943, the Anti-Fascist Council of National Liberation of Yugoslavia (AVNOJ) held a meeting in Jajce, which marked a significant step in the establishment of the socialist federal state of Yugoslavia, including Bosnia and Herzegovina as one of its republics.

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