Jayaprakash Narayan

Jayaprakash Narayan has a unique position in the history of modern India as he has this inimitable distinction of actively participating in three popular movements of the country. He not only fought against the British colonial rulers through all his might and especially during Quit India Movement risking his life, but also led the movement against corruption, and authoritarianism in

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Kol Uprising

The Kol uprising of 1831-1832 was born out of frustration and anger—frustration with the new system of Government and laws, and anger at the people who either enforced them or took undue advantage of them. The real tragedy of the tribal people of this area was that their chiefs, alienated by their conversion to Hinduism, and the English administrators, born

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Important Bihar Current Affairs for 65th Prelims

Bihar Current Affairs for 65th Prelims Part-I 60th Annual Lalit Kala Akademi Award winner from Bihar: Tabassum Khan Bihar Diwas was celebrated on March 22nd across the state to commemorate the day when Bihar was carved out of the Bengal Presidency in the year 1912. March 22nd 2019 was the 107th foundation day of the state. Bihar Diwas was first celebrated

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Munda Rebellion

The tribal people usually do not raise their voice unless their life, livelihood and cultural identity are threatened. During the British colonial rule, such things happened to the forest dwelling tribal peasants. In early 19th century the British rulers ignored the social and economic autonomy of large number of tribal communities residing in the present Jharkhand-Bihar areas. This was augmented

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Ahar Pyne – Traditional water harvesting system of Bihar

Ahar-pyne system is an indigenous irrigation technology, which continues to irrigate substantial areas even today in South Bihar plains of India. This system has evolved from an understanding of the particular agroclimatic conditions of the region. An Ahar is rectangular embankment type water harvesting structures, i.e. a catchment basin embanked on three sides, the fourth side being the natural gradient

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Quit India Movement and Bihar

The Quit India movement of 1942 was one of the greatest upsurges of modern history. Bihar played a decisive role in the movement in the face of most ruthless repression. The Congress Working Committee passed a resolution on August 5, 1942 in Bombay, later called the Quit India Resolution, which demanded the withdrawal of the British power from India. This

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Powers, Functions and Role of Governor in Bihar

Powers and function of Governor : 👉Also Read|SHOULD THE POST OF STATE GOVERNOR BE ABOLISHED? Under Article 161 the Governor of a State shall have the power to grant pardons, reprieves, respites, or remissions of punishment or to suspend,remit or commute the sentence of any person convicted of any offence against any law relating to a matter to which the

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Bihar State Disaster Management

Bihar is prone to multiple natural hazards. It is affected by flood, drought, earthquake, cyclone, hailstorm, fire etc. Flood and drought are recurrent problem. 28 districts, which are mostly in north Bihar are food prone and 17 districts of south Bihar are considered drought prone. Flood, drought, cyclone andhailstorm damage crops and consequently crop production is affected. Flood, drought, cyclone

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