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PM greets Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt on his 110th Birthday

PM greets Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt on his 110th Birthday
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Tumakuru, Apr 1 (UNI) Thousands of people thronged the Siddaganga Mutt here to greet and seek the blessings of Sri Shivakumara Swamiji who turned 110 years today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi being among first persons who greeted the noted social activist and sought his blessings. "Birthday wishes to the venerable Sree Shivakumar Swamiji. His service to society has positively impacted several lives," the Prime Minister had stated in his message. The Seer, in his message to the people, said, 'When there is unrest in the whole world, India is capable of leading the world to achieve global peace.' As the day began, thousands of people thronged the Siddaganga math at Kyatsandra on the outskirts of the city to seek blessings of the Swamiji who has himself earned nick name 'Walking God' for his selfless service to human kind. The entire Town wore a festive look with all roads leading to the math decorated with with flowers and green leaves. Governor Vajubhai Vala inaugurated a programme organised to mark the occasion. The citizens' committee organised a 'Shobha Yatre' in Tumakuru. Former Chief Justice of India M N Venkatachalaiah took part in the event. Arrangements had been made to serve food to as many as one lakh people at seven different places on the mutt premises, to mark the 110th birthday of the seer. Born on April 1, 1907 to a farmer couple in an obscure village in Magadi taluk in Ramanagaram district, Sri Shivakumara Swamiji has been conferred with Padma Bhushan by the Union government and Karnataka Ratna, the highest civilian award by the State government. Swamiji's Guru Kula houses more than 8500 children of age group 5 to 16 years and is open to children from all religions, castes, and creeds, who are provided free food, education, and shelter (Trivida Dasohi). UNI MSP CNR CS 1433

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Tripura CS removed, 14 IAS and 2 IPS transferred a day after BJP’s victory

Tripura CS removed, 14 IAS and 2 IPS transferred a day after BJP’s victory

25 May 2019 | 1:01 PM

Agartala, May 25 (UNI) Soon after withdrawal of model code of election conduct, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has removed Chief Secretary L K Gupta last night while reshuffling the responsibility of another 14 IAS and 2 IPS officers.

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SC/ST Voters shift their loyalty to Saffron party in LS Election

25 May 2019 | 1:00 PM

Bengaluru, May 25(UNI) The voters belonging to the Scheduled Caste and Tribe, who were a traditionally supporters of the Congress seems to have shifted their loyalty in the 2019 Lok Sabha election to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and it was evident as all the seven seats reserved for SC/ST was won by Saffron party candidates in Karnataka.

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BJP activist shot dead in Nadia; Post-result violence rocks Bengal

BJP activist shot dead in Nadia; Post-result violence rocks Bengal

25 May 2019 | 12:58 PM

Kolkata, May 25 (UNI) Post-poll violence rocked Bengal as a BJP activist was shot dead
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Jagan Mohan Reddy elected as YSRCP LP leader

Jagan Mohan Reddy elected as YSRCP LP leader

25 May 2019 | 12:50 PM

Vijayawada, May 25 (UNI) After his spectacular victory in the Assembly Election a couple of days ago, YSR Congress Party President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy was unanimously elected as leader of the Legislature party, on Saturday.

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UP Polls:  BJP was not so successful in western UP

UP Polls: BJP was not so successful in western UP

25 May 2019 | 12:50 PM

Lucknow, May 25(UNI) Though the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) retained 62 of the 71 seats it won in 2014 in Uttar Pradesh, but failed to get the desired support in the western part of the state.

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