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National integration day/Quami Ekta Divas observed on November 19, 2019

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On November 19, 2019, National Integration Day (also known as Quami Ekta Divas) is observed all over India to mark birth anniversary of the first woman Prime Minister (PM) of the India, Indira Gandhi.The day is celebrated to enhance the love and unity among people all across the India. This Week is observed every year with the main theme of “Secularism, Anti-Communalism and Non-Violence”.national integration dayKey Points:

i.This Day celebrated every year by conducting a variety of programmes and activities like Inter State Youth Exchange Programme (ISYEP), National Integration Camp (NIC), award ceremonies and other functions,etc.

Quami Ekta Week (National Integration Week) 2019 observed from 19 -25, November 2019

The Qaumi Ekta Week (National Integration Week) 2019 is observed all over the country from 19th -25th November 2019 with a view to foster and reinforce the spirit of Communal Harmony, National Integration and pride in vibrant, composite culture and nationhood.

The programmes to be observed during Qaumi Ekta Week:

19th  NovemberNational Integration Day
20th  NovemberThe Welfare of Minorities Day
21st  NovemberLinguistic Harmony Day
22nd  NovemberWeaker Sections Day
23rd  NovemberCultural Unity Day
24th  NovemberWomen’s Day
25th  NovemberConservation Day

About Indira Gandhi:

Indira Gandhi,the first woman Prime Minister of India, was born at 19th of November,1917 in Allahabad. She was the daughter of the first Indian Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. She also became a Cabinet member of the Lal Bahadur Shastri as the Minister for Information. After the sudden demise of the Bahadur Shastri Ji in 1966 at Taskant, Russia, Indira was selected as the Prime Minister of India.