Current Affairs – July, 2013

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Parliament to approve “1974 Indira-Mujib pact”

Screenshot_1The government will bring a constitutional amendment Bill in Parliament during the forthcoming session for implementation of the Indo-Bangla land boundary agreement. India intends to ratify the 1974 Indira-Mujib pact for demarcation of boundaries and for exchange of 161 adversely held enclaves with a population of about 50,000 people.

Both the countries have discussed the modalities for implementation of the extradition treaty signed that will give the way for deportation of ULFA general secretary Anup Chetia, currently lodged in a Bangladeshi jail.

India has also conveyed Bangladesh to ensure the release the remaining six Indians who were abducted by different Indian insurgent groups like NSCN, PLA and NDFB to that country. The six are part of 13 people whom the insurgents had kidnapped and taken to Bangladesh.

Urdu Ghazals penned by Veer Savarkar during his Jail Term in Andaman discovered

A notebook containing two patriotic Ghazals written by legendary patriot Veer Savarkar has been discovered by a Dadar based institute. The Ghazals in Urdu were written by the freedom fighter during his 11-year imprisonment in the Andaman Cellular Jail.

About Veer Savarkar:
  • Born on 28 May, 1883 in village Bhagur, near Nashik, Maharashtra , Vinayak Damodar Savarkar commonly known as Swatantryaveer Savarkar was a freedom fighter.
  • Renowned social reformer, writer, dramatist, poet, historian, political leader and philosopher.
  • Pioneer of the movement for religious reform in Hindu culture by doing away the caste  system prevalent within it. He coined the term Hindutva.
  • He was the founder of the student societies that included Abhinav Bharat Society and the Free India Society.
  • His published work the Indian War of Independence about the Indian rebellion of 1857 was banned by British authorities.

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