History- Important One Liners-October 11, 2017

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History- Important One-Liners

1-Sir Charles Wood introduced English as official language

2-First English newspaper in India is The Bengal Gazette

3-First Governor General of Bengal was Warren Hastings

Warren Hastings
Warren Hastings

4- In the year 1896 Vande Mataram was first sung at the session of the Indian National Congress.

5-Indian Constitution was amended for the first time in 1951

6-Dadabhai Naoroji propounded the theory of economic drain of India during British imperialism.

7-Lord Curzon said ‘I am giving you a Muslim province’.

8- Under the Presidentship of Jawaharlal Nehru Purna Swaraj was declared as the goal of the Congress in the Congress session held in Lahore.

9-Kasturba Gandhi died in detention (in 1944) at Aga Khan Palace

Kasturba Gandhi
Kasturba Gandhi

10-Ramsay McDonald was the British Prime Minister who convened the First Round Table Conference in London

11- Rabindranath Tagore surrendered his knighthood in protest against Jallianwala Bagh tragedy

Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore

12-Buddhism was divided into Mahayana and Hinayana sects in the Fourth Buddhist Council

13-Third Buddhist Council took place in the year 250 B.C.

14- Fourth Buddhist Council was held at Kashmir

15-Bimbisara belonged to Haryanka dynasty 

16-The great silk-route to the Indians was opened by Kanishka

Kanishka
Kanishka

17-Ashoka belongs to Maurya Dynasty.

18- In Buddhism, Patiomokkha stands for the rules of the Sangha

19- Dhanvantri was a famous Physician during Gupta period.

20- Jainism religion is associated with Kaivalya

21-Hiuen Tsang Chinese traveler visited the kingdoms of Harshavardhana and Kumar Bhaskar Varma

22- Maski inscription referred to “Piyadassi” as the second name for Asoka 

23- The first evidence of the cultivation of cotton has been found in Nal site.

24- Kushana rulers were best known for controlling the ‘silk route’ around 2000 years ago

25-Ilahi was the name of the gold coin introduced by Akbar.

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