BRIEF ABOUT MAHATMA GANDHI
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, (Gujarati: મોહનદાસ કરમચંદ ગાંધી mohandās karamchand gā̃dhī, 2 October 1869–30 January 1948), also known as Mahatma Gandhi, was a major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement. He was the pioneer of Satyagraha—a philosophy that is largely concerned with truth and 'resistance to evil through active, non-violent resistance'—which led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. Gandhi is commonly known in India and across the world as the Mahatma (Sanskrit: महात्मा mahātmā — "Great Soul" - an epithet given by Tagore) and as Bapu (Gujarati: બાપુ bāpu—"Father"). In India, he is officially accorded the honour of Father of the Nation. 2 October, his birthday, is commemorated each year as Gandhi Jayanti, a national holiday. On 15 June 2007, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution declaring 2 October to be the "International Day of Non-Violence."
FIRST INDIAN LADY I.P.S. : DR. KIRAN BEDI
Kiran Bedi (Hindi: किरण बेदी) is a Indian social activist and a retired Indian Police Service (IPS) officer. She became the first woman to join the Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1972, and was last posted as Director General , BPR&D (Bureau of Police Research and Development, Ministry of Home Affairs). She retired from IPS in December, 2007, after taking voluntary retirement.
During her service, she was also remained the Inspector General Prisons of Tihar Jail, - one of world's largest prison complexes, with over 10,000 inmates, from 1993 to 1995, and her prison reforms policies lead to her winning, the 1994 Ramon Magsaysay Award.
Subsequently, she has founded two NGOs in India: Navjyoti for welfare and preventive policing in 1987 and India Vision Foundation for prison reforms, drug abuse prevention, child welfare in 1994.
In 2007, she applied for seeking voluntary retirement from service, and the application was accepted by the government
Former Indian President : DR. A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM
Abul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (Tamil: அவுல் பகீர் ஜைனுலாப்தீன் அப்துல் கலாம், Hindi: अवुल पकिर जैनुलाअबदीन अब्दुल कलाम) born October 15, 1931, Tamil Nadu, India, usually referred as Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam^ , was the eleventh President of India, serving from 2002 to 2007. Due to his unconventional working style, he is also popularly known as the People's President. Before his term as India's president, he distinguished himself as engineering visionary and was awarded India's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna in 1997 for his work with DRDO and his role as scientific advisor to the Indian government. He is popularly known as the Missile Man of India for his work and is considered a progressive mentor, innovator and visionary in India.
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