Mumbai : Each of the 365 days of the year recorded in the pages of history has its own unique significance. Because every date is a witness of some big event. 1 October 1953 has been recorded in history as the foundation day of Andhra Pradesh. To talk about other important events of this day, on this day i.e. 1st October 1978, the age of marriage for girls was raised from 14 years to 18 years and for boys from 18 to 21 years.
1574 : Death of Sikh Guru Amar Das
Guru Amar Das, the third Guru of the Sikhs, was born on October 1, 1574 in the village ‘Basar’ in Amritsar. . Guru Amardasji was a great spiritual thinker. Even though he was engaged in farming and business all day long, he was engrossed in chanting Harinama. People called him Bhakta Amar Dasji.
1847 : Annie Besant was born in London
Dr. Annie Besant was born on 1 October 1847. She was a leading spiritualist, theosophist, advocate of women’s rights, writer, orator and India lover. In 1917, she also became the president of the Indian National Congress. Annie Besant’s inspiration gave strength to many social workers in India.
1854 : Postage stamp started in India
On this day i.e. October 1, 1854, postage stamp was started in India. done Half-ana, one-ana, two-ana and four-ana stamps were issued. This first postage stamp was printed in then Calcutta and now Kolkata.
1953 : Formation of Andhra Pradesh state on linguistic basis
Andhra Pradesh state on 1 October 1953 on linguistic basis Established. Since that day today is celebrated as the Foundation Day in Rajasthan. Andhra Pradesh was the first state in India to be established on the basis of language.
1958 : Metric system for weight started in India
During the British era, the British made it uniform across the country. Developed a measurement method. The units of weight were maan, ser, chantak, tola, masha and ratti. Miles, acres, yards, feet, inches were used to measure land. The system developed by the British was used till 1958 even after independence. In 1958 the Government of India established new standards of measurement and the metric system of measurement became a trend across the country.
1967 : Establishment of Tourism Development Corporation of India
India The Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) was established on 1 October 1966. It was established to attract tourists to India. ITDC plays a major role in the progressive development, promotion and expansion of tourism in the country. Tourism Development Corporation of India has good hotel and accommodation facilities in every state and important area of the country. Safari lodges run by Tourism Development Corporation of India offer air-conditioned accommodation for tourists.
1978 : Child Marriage Act Amendment
Today is 1st October 1978 The age of marriage for girls was raised from 14 to 18 and for boys from 18 to 21.
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