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Celebrated Engineering day in the memory of Sir M Visvesvaraya

About: Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya born on September 15, 1860 in Muddenahalli village of Karnataka. He is commonly known as Sir MV. He was an Indian eminent civil engineer and statesman and the “Diwan of Maysor”, serving from 1912 to 1919. Contribution towards country: His contribution towards India’s progress “most prolific civil engineer, dam builder, economist,

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Swami Agnivesh passed away

He contested the Assembly election on a Janta Party ticket from Pundri, Haryana in the year 1977 after Indira Gandhi’s government sent to jail during the Emergency. He beat the Congress candidate and after two years, he became education minister in the state government. In 1981, he founded the Bandhua Mukti Morcha to end bonded

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