25 September in Indian and World History

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25 September in Indian and World History

25 September in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 25 September is the birth anniversary of Chaudhary Devi Lal, Deendayal Upadhyaya, and Satish Dhawan.

25 September is also observed as the death anniversary of Rukmabai Raut, Sudarshan Singh Chakra, and Prafulla Chandra Sen.

Birth Anniversary

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

Chaudhary Devi Lal (25 September 1914 – 6 April 2001), Former Deputy Prime Minister of India and the leader of Indian politics, the messiah of the farmers, the great freedom fighter, the father of Haryana, the Bhishma-Pitamah of national politics, crores of Indians was the originator of. Even today, thousands of old and young people get excited just by taking the name of Chaudhary Devi Lal. He fought all his life for the peasants, muzaras, labourers, poor and proletarians and was never defeated. People know him as the undefeated hero of Indian politics. The character he placed in front of Indian politicians is very relevant in the present times. He was born on 25 September 1914 in Sirsa District, Haryana.

Deendayal Upadhyaya (25 September 1916, Mathura, Uttar Pradesh; died 11 February 1968) was a leader of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay was a brilliant thinker, excellent organizer and a leader who valued his personal honesty and integrity throughout his life. He has been a source of ideological guidance and moral inspiration for the Bharatiya Janata Party. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay considered those who divided Indian culture based on religion and responsible for the partition of the country. He was not only a Hindu nationalist, but at the same time he was also a pioneer of Indian politics. Deendayal believed that Hindus were not a religion or a sect, but the national culture of India. Deendayal Upadhyay’s book Integral Humanism, which critiques both communism and capitalism. Integral humanism provides an alternative context for political action in accordance with the basic needs of mankind and the laws created. He was born on 25 September 1916 in Mathura, Uttar Pradesh.

Satish Dhawan (25 September 1920 – 3 January 2002), an Indian rocket scientist. He had a very important contribution in taking the country’s space program to new heights. Apart from being a great scientist, Professor Satish Dhawan was also a great human being and a skilled teacher. He had great faith in Indian talent. Satish Dhawan was given the responsibility of the country’s space program after Vikram Sarabhai. He was also appointed the chairman of ‘ISRO’. Professor Dhawan had made many positive changes in the Indian Institute of Science. He inducted young talent from his country as well as abroad in the institute. He also started many new departments and inspired the students to research in diverse fields. Due to the efforts of Satish Dhawan, the dream of communication satellite INSAT, remote sensing satellite IRS and Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV was realized. He was born on 25 September 1920.

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Death Anniversary

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

Rukmabai Raut (22 November 1864 – 25 September 1955), India’s first female doctor. She was also at the center of a landmark legal case that resulted in the passage of the Age of Consent Act, 1891. Rukmabai aspired to become a doctor and wanted to serve the people. His decision got the support of family members and people. For this a fund was prepared for sending and studying in the ‘London School of Medicine’. From there Rukmabai graduated and returned to India in 1895. She chose the women hospital of Surat. Dr. Rukmabai was also a social reformer who raised her voice for many evils and spoke openly for women and child rights. She died on 25 September 1955.

Sudarshan Singh Chakra (4 November 1911 – 25 September 1989) was a great devotee heart seeker, literary savior, a unique philosopher and a perfect saint. While on the one hand he established many ideal standards of religious journalism by staying in the editorial department of Kalyan Patrika for many years under the guidance of Bhai Hanuman Prasad Poddar, while writing more than 80 books on religious and spiritual subjects, he did literature and spiritual practice. He died on 25 September 1989.

Prafulla Chandra Sen (10 April 1897 – 25 September 1990), an Indian politician and freedom fighter. He was the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1962 to 1967. He was born on 10 April 1897 in Bengal Presidency, British India.

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Notable events on 25 September in Indian and World history

25 September 1237 – a treaty was signed between England and Scotland regarding the common border.

25 September 1340 – England and France signed the Treaty of Disarmament on this day.

25 September 1524 – Vasco da Gama came to India for the last time as the Viceroy.

25 September 1639 – The first ‘printing press’ in America was started.

25 September 1846 – American forces captured Monterey, Mexico.

25 September 1866 – Thomas Hunt Morgan, an American evolutionary biologist, and Nobel Prize Laureate, was born.

25 September 1881 – Lu Xun a seminal Chinese writer, essayist, and literary critic who left an indelible mark on modern Chinese literature was born.

25 September 1897 – William Faulkner, an American writer, and Nobel Prize Laureate, was born.

25 September 1911 – an explosion on the Toulon Harbor aboard the French battleship Liberté killed 285 people.

25 September 1913 –Maria Tănase a celebrated Romanian singer and actress, often referred to as the “Queen of Romanian Folk Music.”

25 September 1952 – Christopher Reeve an American actor, director, and advocate, best known for his iconic portrayal of Superman in the 1978 film and its sequels.

25 September 1981 – The Central American country Belize joined the United Nations.

25 September 1986 – Nikolay Semyonov a Russian/Soviet physicist, chemist, and Nobel Prize Laureate, died.

25 September 1992 – The American space agency NASA sent the Mars Observer spacecraft into space.

25 September 2003 – Franco Modigliani, an Italian American economist, and Nobel Prize Laureate, died.

25 September 2006 – For the first time in Pakistan’s 60-year history, a Hindu youth, Danesh, a resident of Tharpakar district of Sindh, was inducted into the Pakistan Army.

25 September 2006 – The outgoing President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, was once again declared elected President of the country.

25 September 2006 – Anusheh Ansari, Iran’s first woman on a spacewalk, created a new chapter in the country’s history.

25 September 2007 – The Nepali Congress (Democratic) Party, led by former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba, merged with the Congress in 2007.

25 September 2009 – the Enforcement Directorate of India busted the hawala network worth about five thousand crores.

25 September 2011  Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan social, environmental and a political activist, died.

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