Quami Ekta Divas Essay
This is to remind ourselves that we live in a country of diversity but need unity for sustenance. Indians mostly speak 66 languages, practise 22 religions, live in 23+ states and belong to countless tribes. Very often marriages outside caste religion and tribe are prohibited. Even inter dining between two tribes is a big taboo. Our prime minister from Punjab represented Assam in Rajyasabha for a long time. There is no unanimity in deciding the political boss because of these divisions and so we can not accept political power outside a single secular internationalized family.
The questioner printed (typed) her name in three languages one of which I can not read . In spite of all this we call ourselves “world`s largest democracy” QAUMI EKTA WEEK is thus needed. “Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood…will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic. ” – Indira Gandhi What determines India as a “unique” nation is its unity in diversity. A number of traditions, culture, races and religions come together to form the Country of India, and Indians breathe oneness in everything they do. 9th November is the birth anniversary of India’s first lady Prime minister Indira Gandhi. However, 31st October marks a mournful day in India as it was the day Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her own bodyguards. Quami Ekta Divas, also known as National Integration Day is observed on the day our First Woman Prime Minister died. On 19th November, in the historic town of Allahabad, Indira Priyadarshini Nehru was born to Mrs Kamala Nehru and Mr. Jawaharlal Nehru. Born in a politically influential family, Gandhi was deprived of a normal childhood.
Her father and mother’s struggle for freedom sowed the seeds of patriotism in her tender heart. After finishing her studies, Gandhi served as the unofficial personal secretary to her father during his tenure as India’s first Prime Minister. She was then appointed as a member of the Rajya Sabha after her father’s demise and this was the start of her active political career. She became a member of Lal Bahadur Shastri’s cabinet and went on to serve as the First Lady Prime Minister after the demise of Shastri.
Her campaign ‘Abolish Poverty’ won the support of the masses and she continued to serve as the Prime Minister after winning the re-elections. The underground nuclear project “Smiling Buddha” was successful due to her initiative. Her support from people continued to grow with the innovative programs she included in the administrative system. She initiated the nationalization of banks and this helped curb the atrocities of the princely rulers .
Apart from the Indian Emergency error, she is regarded as one of the finest Prime Minister India ever had. Every year on her death anniversary, the Indian National Congress honors distinguished personalities who endeavor in promoting national integration and help strengthen the nation’s solidarity with the ‘The Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration’. The live presentation of the award function would be broadcasted today on the National channel DD1 at 5. 00 pm.