HT Image
HT Image

Campaign to create ?feelings of nationality?

WITH AN objective to disseminate ?communal tolerance? and ?feelings of nationality? from the revolution of 1857 to Kaifi Azmi, the Centre for Composite Culture, Harmony and Peace would organise a year long public awareness campaign in eastern Uttar Pradesh.
By HT Correspondent | None, Varanasi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2006 12:33 AM IST

WITH AN objective to disseminate ‘communal tolerance’ and ‘feelings of nationality’ from the revolution of 1857 to Kaifi Azmi, the Centre for Composite Culture, Harmony and Peace would organise a year long public awareness campaign in eastern Uttar Pradesh.

Talking to Hindustan Times on Tuesday, coordinator of campaign, Dr. Mohammad Arif said that awareness campaign would be initiated to mark the completion of 150th year of first Indian revolution of 1857.

He further said that this public awareness campaign would cover around 22 to 25 districts in eastern UP.

Dr. Arif informed that workshops, seminars, awareness lectures, photo exhibitions of freedom fighters, candle-marches, pamphlets and bulletin distribution would be organised in one year across eastern UP. He said the centre would launch awareness campaign from Varanasi soon and would be culminated on May 10, 2007.

He said that the posters and paintings of the freedom fighters was made under the supervision of renowned artist and activist of the Act Now for Harmony and Democracy (ANHAD), Shabnam Hashmi. He further said that every districts of eastern UP would be covered two to three times before the conclusion of a year long campaign.

Dr. Arif said that a grand workshop would be organised in Varanasi in the month of June in which renowned social activists like Shabnam Hashmi, Asgar Ali Engineer, Tushar Gandhi etc would address the people. He further said that death anniversary of K Ashraf and Kaifi Azmi would also be observed in the month of June.

He was of the view that caste and feelings of communal intolerance were divided people of eastern UP and it was need of the hour to disseminate the examples of country’s revolution of country in 1857.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
app
Close
“The farmer unions are not budging from their stance, they are constantly asking to repeal the laws." said Narendra Tomar(ANI)
“The farmer unions are not budging from their stance, they are constantly asking to repeal the laws." said Narendra Tomar(ANI)

Govt rules out repeal farm laws, says ready for tweaks

By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:54 PM IST
Union agriculture minister Narendra Tomar said the government was ready to introduce amendments in the laws and expected farmers to discuss the laws clause by clause.
Close
The accused were arrested under section 376 (d) (gang rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under relevant section of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The accused were arrested under section 376 (d) (gang rape) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under relevant section of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

MP: 8 held for rape of 13-year-old

By Shruti Tomar, Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:51 PM IST
Police have identified the eight accused Akash Singh, Rahul Kushwaha, Paras Soni, Manu Kewat, Onkar Rai, Eitendra Singh, Rajnish Choudhary and Rohit Yadav. All the accused are in the age group of 20 to 30 years and they will be produced in court on Monday.
Close
A senior official of Uttar Pradesh police said that the terror alert was not from any central intelligence agency but was local intelligence input in Gorakhpur zone.(Reuters File / Photo used for representational purpose only)
A senior official of Uttar Pradesh police said that the terror alert was not from any central intelligence agency but was local intelligence input in Gorakhpur zone.(Reuters File / Photo used for representational purpose only)

Prayagraj cops submit production warrant for comedian Munawar Faruqui

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:42 PM IST
  • The case was registered following a YouTube video, uploaded by Munawar Faruqui, wherein he was seen making derogatory remarks against Hindu deities among other things
Close
Health care workers administering the COVID-19 vaccine, in the presence of the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, during the 1st phase of the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive, at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)
Health care workers administering the COVID-19 vaccine, in the presence of the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, during the 1st phase of the pan India rollout of COVID-19 vaccination drive, at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, New Delhi on Saturday. (ANI Photo)

On which days are people being vaccinated? Check full schedule of states, UTs

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:40 PM IST
As many as 224,301 people have been given the Covid-19 vaccine, the ministry said on Sunday, the second day of the countrywide drive.
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Oppn seeks probe into Goswami chats

By Deeksha Bhardwaj
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:32 PM IST
New Delhi: Opposition politicians on Sunday demanded a probe of purported WhatsApp chats of Arnab Goswami, editor-in-chief of Republic TV, and Partho Dasgupta, former chief executive officer of the TV audience measurement agency Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC), in which the former makes remarks that his critics say show he may have had advance knowledge of the Indian Air Force strike on a terrorist camp in Pakistan’s Balakot
Close
HT Image
HT Image

MP: 8 held for rape of 13-year-old

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:30 PM IST
Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh police on Saturday arrested eight people on charges of abducting a 13-year-old Class 9 student and gang-raping her twice in eight days, causing her acute trauma, officials said on Sunday
Close
HT Image
HT Image

People may be allowed to self-register for a vaccine

By Saubhadra Chatterji, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:28 PM IST
The Centre may allow self-registration by the elderly and those with comorbidities on the Covid Vaccine Intelligence Network (CoWIN) platform for faster and easier enrolment of people to receive a shot of the Covid-19 vaccine
Close
Chabahar port.(chabaharport.pmo.ir/en)
Chabahar port.(chabaharport.pmo.ir/en)

India delivers 1st batch of heavy cranes to bolster operations at Chabahar port

By Rezaul H Laskar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:43 PM IST
  • Hindustan Times had first reported last month that the cranes were set to be delivered in January.
Close
The drums of illicit liquor was destroyed in the open.(Representational image/HT PHOTO)
The drums of illicit liquor was destroyed in the open.(Representational image/HT PHOTO)

Hooch bust in Datia district of Madhya Pradesh ends in death of 5 cows

PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 11:15 PM IST
  • Local people accused the authorities of destroying the alcohol drums in the open and not taking precautions to stop access of the liquor to the cows.
Close
Abdullah, a former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, said that when his daughter sees photos of him not wearing a mask, she takes him to task on his return home.(AFP file)
Abdullah, a former chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, said that when his daughter sees photos of him not wearing a mask, she takes him to task on his return home.(AFP file)

Farooq Abdullah says 'can't even kiss my wife' because of pandemic

PTI
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:45 PM IST
The octogenarian leader, who was candid and witty in his nearly-35-minute speech, said one is even afraid of a handshake or a hug in the current situation.
Close
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addresses a gathering during the Shiv Sena's Dusshera rally in Mumbai, Sunday.(PTI)
Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray addresses a gathering during the Shiv Sena's Dusshera rally in Mumbai, Sunday.(PTI)

Shiv Sena gets ambitious, to contest 100 seats in Bengal assembly polls

UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:11 PM IST
  • The Shiv Sena which is a marginal force in West Bengal, is aiming to punch much above its weight.
Close
A Covid-19 vaccine shot being administerd at Rajawadi Hospital in Mumbai. (Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)
A Covid-19 vaccine shot being administerd at Rajawadi Hospital in Mumbai. (Satish Bate/Hindustan Times)

Covid-19 vaccine drive: Health Ministry instructs states to identify bottlenecks

ANI, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:09 PM IST
The health ministry official also informed that the inaugural inoculation drive in India is the highest day one vaccination number in the world.
Close
A still from the Amazon Prime Video web series 'Tandav'. (YouTube/Amazon Prime Video)
A still from the Amazon Prime Video web series 'Tandav'. (YouTube/Amazon Prime Video)

I&B ministry summons Amazon Prime India officials after controversy over Tandav

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:51 PM IST
  • BJP parliamentarian from Maharashtra Manoj Kotak and West Ghatkopar MLA Ram Kadam demanded a ban on the series.
Close
The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone.(Reuters/ File photo)
The Facebook logo is displayed on a mobile phone.(Reuters/ File photo)

Facebook, Twitter representatives to appear before IT parliamentary panel

By Deeksha Bhardwaj, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2021 10:19 PM IST
  • HT had reported on Wednesday that the panel was mulling the decision in the wake of the privacy concerns surrounding WhatsApp’s new policy.
Close
Food being prepared in Train Pantry at Ludhiana Railway station.(Gurpreet Singh/HT File Photo)
Food being prepared in Train Pantry at Ludhiana Railway station.(Gurpreet Singh/HT File Photo)

IRCTC to resume cooked food supply to passengers in trains soon: Eastern Railway

PTI, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2021 09:32 PM IST
There are plans to add Barddhaman, Bolpur and Jamalpur in the list of stations from where the e-catering services are provided, the Eastern Railway spokesperson said.
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP