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On This Day 24 March 2024 Sunday

On This Day, Sam Vikram: 2080 Purnimanta Mass: Phalguna Paksha: Tithi: Sukla Paksha Chaturdashi  , let us have a quick look of the events and anniversaries of India and the world

on this dayPanchang / पंचांगpooja, pooja thali, auspicious ocassion, शुभ मुहूर्त, on this day

Shaka Samvat: 1945

Purnimanta: Phalguna
Tithi: Sukla Paksha Chaturdashi

On This Day

Festivals Today: Saty Vrat, Poornima Vrat, Holika Dahan, Khajoor Ravivaar (Paam Sande), Holaashtak Samaapt
Festials Tomorrow: Holee, Saty Vrat, Poornima, Chaitany Mahaaprabhu Jayantee
Day Today: World Tuberculosis Day [WHO]
International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims (A/RES/65/196)
Day Tomorrow: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (A/RES/62/122)
International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members (A/RES/49/59)

Yoga: Ganda – Mar 23 07:34 PM – Mar 24 08:34 PM

Karana: Vanija: 08:36 PM – Mar 24 09:55 AM

Sunrise:  6:23 AM
Sunset:  6:30 PM

Moonrise: 17:52
Moonset: 6:19

pooja, pooja thali, auspicious ocassion, शुभ मुहूर्तAuspicious Time / शुभ समय

Abhijit Muhurat – 12:03 PM – 12:51 PM

Amrit Kaal – 02:49 AM – 04:37 AM

Inauspicious Time / अशुभ समय

Rahu – 1:54 PM – 3:14 PM

Yamaganda – 7:13 AM – 8:33 AM

Gulika – 9:54 AM – 11:14 AM

Dur Muhurat – 10:47 AM – 11:30 AM, 03:04 PM – 03:46 PM

Varjyam – 10:02 AM – 11:49 AM

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Today / आज

Freedom Fighters sacrificed / राष्ट्रवादियों ने बलिदान दिया था At Least/ कम से कम:16

Major Historical Events

  • Indian Troops Leave Sri Lanka: On March 24, 1990, Indian troops withdrew from Sri Lanka, marking the end of their involvement in the conflict there.

History in Brief On This Day

  • Ashraf Ali Khan’s Reign Ends: The reign of Ashraf Ali Khan ended on March 24, 1770.
  • Philippine Islands Independence: The Philippine Islands were granted independence by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on March 24, 1934, after nearly 50 years of American control.
  • Argentine Coup d’état: On March 24, 1976, a military dictatorship was established in Argentina following a coup d’état.
  • Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: The Exxon Valdez oil tanker ran aground in Prince William Sound, Alaska, on March 24, 1989, causing one of the largest oil spills in U.S. history with 11 million gallons of oil contaminating the environment.
  • Heaven’s Gate Mass Suicide: Starting on March 24 and concluding on March 26, 1997, 39 members of the Heaven’s Gate cult committed mass suicide in San Diego, California.

Anniversaries On This Day

  • Emraan Hashmi’s Birthday: Celebrated actor Emraan Hashmi was born on March 24, 1979.
  • Aziz Shavershian’s Birthday: Aziz Shavershian, known in the bodybuilding community, was born on March 24, 1989, in Moscow, Russia.
  • Death of Safdar Hussain: Safdar Hussain passed away on March 24, 1989.
  • Alyssa Healy’s Birthday: Australian cricketer Alyssa Healy was born on March 24, 1990, in Gold Coast, Australia.
  • Alexander Alekhine’s Death Anniversary: Celebrated chess player Alexander Alekhine passed away on March 24, 1946, in Estoril, Portugal (correction from Moscow, Russia based on historical accuracy).
  • The Undertaker’s Birthday: Mark Calaway, known professionally as The Undertaker, was born on March 24, 1965, in Houston, Texas, USA.
  • Christopher Daniels’ Birthday: Wrestler Christopher Daniels was born on March 24, 1970.
  • Peyton Manning’s Birthday: Renowned American football quarterback Peyton Manning was born on March 24, 1976, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
  • Chris Bosh’s Birthday: Former professional basketball player Chris Bosh was born on March 24, 1984, in Dallas, Texas, USA.
  • Johan Cruyff’s Death Anniversary: Legendary footballer Johan Cruyff passed away on March 24, 2016.

Freedom Fighters’ sacrifice

On This Day: The Spirit of Rebellion and Sacrifice

On this day in history, the struggle for freedom against colonial rule in India saw the ultimate sacrifice of many brave souls. Their actions, fueled by a desire for liberty and justice, are remembered as pivotal moments in the fight against oppression.

The Heroes of the 1857 Uprising

On this day, March 24, 1858, figures like Dheeru, Ganga Prasad, Gareeba, Gunga Pershad, Gureewa, Inkar Shah, Sheikh Saadat, Sooltan Khan, Surroplall, and others from regions like Gurgaon, Haryana, and Palwal, Faridabad, were executed by the British. These individuals, ranging from sepoys to civilians, united in their rebellion against British rule during the 1857 Uprising. Their courage in the face of certain death remains a testament to their indomitable spirit for freedom.

The Akali Movement and Jaito Morcha

On this day in the early 20th century, individuals like Dalip Singh, Hira Singh, and Sohan Singh became martyrs for the Akali movement. Dalip Singh’s death on March 24, 1924, and the subsequent deaths of Hira Singh and Sohan Singh, highlight the sacrifices made during the non-violent struggle against British prohibitions on religious assemblies, exemplified by the events at Jaito Gurdwara Gangsar.

The Ghadarites and Beyond

Giani Pritam Singh, a Ghadarite revolutionary, met his untimely end on March 24, 1942, in an airplane crash en route to Tokyo for discussions on Indian independence. His story is one of exile, resilience, and the global dimension of India’s freedom struggle, showing the interconnectedness of India’s fight for freedom with international allies.

The Sacrifices of 1857 Continued

Further sacrifices in the Uprising of 1857 included Ranjitsingh, Lallagauree Sankar, Burtajee, Dada Shaie, Dunoojee, Gopal Chowan, Naroojee Naik, and Parthajee Rao. These individuals, from various backgrounds and professions, unified in their resistance against the British, facing harsh sentences and ultimately giving their lives for the cause of freedom.

The Rebellion in Manipur

Kajao alias Pukhramba and Paona Brajabashi emerged as heroes on this day during the resistance against British encroachment in Manipur. Their bravery in the face of overwhelming odds during the attack on March 24, 1891, and the subsequent Khongjom War, symbolizes the regional resistances that contributed to the broader national struggle for independence.

Swami Satyanand Puri and the Quest for Independence

Swami Satyanand Puri, a philosopher and freedom advocate, died on March 24, 1942, while on a mission to discuss Indian independence in Tokyo. His journey from a lecturer in Bengal to an international representative of India’s quest for freedom underscores the intellectual and cultural dimensions of the struggle against British rule.

Remembering the Martyrs of Quit India Movement

Swarup (Ramswarup) Kahar became a martyr on this day during the “Quit India” movement, illustrating the widespread nature of the struggle against British rule and the willingness of individuals from all walks of life to fight for India’s freedom.

On this day, we remember these and countless unnamed heroes whose sacrifices paved the way for India’s independence. Their diverse backgrounds and the varied nature of their contributions highlight the collective effort and unity that defined India’s freedom struggle. Their legacy continues to inspire future generations to uphold the values of freedom, unity, and justice.

Feature Image: The image is a dynamic and detailed artistic representation of India’s freedom struggle. It features a central figure, possibly a representation of a renowned leader, surrounded by an array of freedom fighters and influential characters from different eras. These figures are depicted with solemn expressions, signifying their determination and bravery. The background shows iconic landmarks like the Red Fort and the Taj Mahal, evoking the nation’s rich history. The foreground is filled with silhouettes of soldiers and crowds holding the tricolor Indian flag, symbolizing unity and patriotic fervor. The atmosphere is one of reverence and national pride, as birds and planes soar above, suggesting the idea of freedom and the progress achieved through sacrifice. (https://hinduinfopedia.in/wp-content/uploads/2024/03/DALL·E-2024-03-23-20.17.25_Freedom_Sruggle_Events_Of_India.webp)

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