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THREAD on the occasion of 99th birth anniversary(jayanti) of 9th Prime Minister of India, 4th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh #PamulapartiVenkataNarasimhaRao(#PVNarasimhaRao)

P V Narasimha Rao garu is regarded as "The Father of Indian Economic reforms," "Apara Chanakya."

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#PVNarasimhaRao was born on 28th June, 1921 in Laknepalle village, Warangal district in Hyderabad State(Today's Telangana) in a Telugu speaking Niyogi Brahmin family.

After adoption, P V Narasimha Rao went to Vangara village, Bheemadevarapalli mandal, Karimnagar district.

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#PVNarasimhaRao parents were Pamulaparti Sitarama Rao & Pamulaparti Rukmini. His family was a wealthy landlord family.

He got adopted by Pamulaparti Ranga Rao when he was 3 year old.

He was married to Satyamma in 1931. The couple were blessed with 5 daughters and 3 sons.

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Some important, but valid questions arise as I reflect upon the protests that happened in opposition to #CAA all over the country. Collating my thoughts as a thread and sharing it. The questions are open for anyone to answer. (1/N)
@sakthi_ind93 @Swamy39 @MaridhasAnswers
The #CAA guarantees to instantly provide Citizenship to all persecuted minorities from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh, who entered India before 31st Dec, 2014. There are 30K+ such immediate beneficiaries who will now be granted Indian Citizenship. (2/N)
Now, questions are raised by few senior MPs and politicians about why Muslims have been excluded. Obvious reasons include:

1. Out of the 30k people who are awaiting Indian #citizenship for many years, there are Hindus, Sikhs, Parsi, Jain, Buddhist and Christians. (3/N)
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Even as the Central government has never admitted it, #China had occupied 640 sq km of Indian territory in Eastern #Ladakh during the second term of the #UPA regime under Prime Minister #ManmohanSingh.

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In 2013, former Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran after his visit to the region had informed the government that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) patrol had set a new Line of Actual Control (#LAC), thus occupying 640 sq km of #Indian territory in Eastern #Ladakh.
The undemarcated #LAC came into existence when China in 1962 occupied Aksai Chin, an uninhabited high-altitude wasteland of the fmr state of #JammuandKashmir, and now part of the Union Territory of #Ladakh. The state was bifurcated into two Union Territories in August last year.
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Mother Teresa: The Mistaken Saint (Long Thread)
#MotherTeresa #ArundhatiRoy

@Aabhas24 @ARanganathan72
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I was indoctrinated about the greatness of Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu aka Mother Teresa during my schooling at a convent. Read the story -
#Rupee @sankrant
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But, what first helped create the “illusion” that was Mother Teresa?

The answer: Malcolm Muggeridge ‘s 1969 documentary & 1971 book titled “Something Beautiful for God.”

#AmbedkarStatue @mariawirth1

Book Link -
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The demand for #BogibeelBridge started in early 1960s. Even the Chinese aggression couldn't wake successive #Congress govts to move an inch towards realising people's dream of a much needed bridge.
People struggled for decades, students fought with successive Congress govts but they wont blink. Ultimately, it took the might of #AssamAgitation to take note of #BogibeelBridge demand.
1985: #Assam Accord was signed whereby #BogibeelBridge was committed by #Congress government led by then Prime Minister late #RajivGandhi. A demand - among many others - that was acknowledged after martyrdom of 855 young students of #Assam
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