Daily Current Affairs for UPSC Civil Services Exam – 30 September 2020

Daily Current Affairs for UPSC Civil Services Exam – 30 September 2020

In Today’s News:

  1. Harijan Sevak Sangh – Foundation day celebration.

1. Harijan Sevak Sangh – Foundation day celebration

News Summary

Harijan Sevak Sangh was founded on September 30, 1932. Harijan Sevak Sangh celebrates its foundation day today.

Prelims GS – History

Harijan Sevak Sangh:
  • Harijan Sevak Sangh was founded by Mahatma Gandhi in 1932. (Note: Prelims 2019 Question)
  • It was founded in the wake of Gandhiji’s Epic Fast at Yervada Jail, Pune, resulting in the historic Poona Pact.
  • It is also called as All India Anti-Untouchability League.
  • Harijan means children of God.
  • The Sangh was established to combat untouchability.
  • A new weekly paper, the Harijan, was started.

 

 

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