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Author: Saquib Salim

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When Mahatma Gandhi Paid Visit to Dargah Qutubbudin Bakhtiyar Kaki Two Days Before His Assassination

Mahatma Gandhi visited Dargah of Qutubbudin Bakhtiyar Kaki, Mehrauli, Delhi amidst the communal riots on 27th January, 1948. He was killed two days later on 30th January by Nathuram Godse. Generally women were not allowed in the innermost shrine but the condition was waived off in order to allow women with Gandhi inside. 

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Nalini Ranjan Sarkar : The Real Father of IIT

With the surrender of Germany, Italy and Japan the Second World War ended in a victory for the Allied forces,

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Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das: Who Solved the Communal Problem in Bengal

In December 1923, after securing a resounding win in elections Deshbandhu Chittaranjan Das (C.R Das) led Swaraj Party signed a pact with Muslim leaders of Bengal.

It must be noted that Swaraj Party was a breakaway faction of Indian National Congress (INC) led by Motilal Nehru and C.R Das.

Gandhi and his followers wanted to boycott the elections while the Swarajists were of the opposite opinion.

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16 दिसंबर, 1971: जो शहीद हुए हैं उनकी जरा याद करो कुर्बानी

अमेरिका खुलेआम पाकिस्तान का पक्षधर था लेकिन इंदिरा गांधी ने उसकी सुनना तो बहुत दूर उसको खरी-खरी सुनाई भी मेरा

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Begum Jahanara Shahnawaz: Who Won the Political Rights For the Indian Women

Begum Jahanara Shahnawaz was one of the two women representatives at the First Round Table Conference, one of the three women representatives at the Second Round Table Conference, and the only woman at the Third Round Table Conference. Later on, when the Joint Select Committee was formed to finalize the Government of India Act, of 1935, Jahanara was the only woman member of it.

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मीर सुलतान ख़ान : शतरंज की दुनिया का बादशाह

सब बुरे मुझ को याद रहते हैं  जो भला था उसी को भूल गया 1930 की दिसंबर थी और इंग्लैंड

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Khudiram Bose & Sheikh Gulab : The Holy Alliance of Freedom Fighters

Colonial historians and scholars often claim that the Indian Freedom Movement was a disjointed movement with no nationalistic feeling among

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