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TNPSC Current Affairs November 2016 27

TNPSC Current Affairs 2016 November 27

1. National Milk Day November 26

26th November is celebrated as National Milk day in India. National Milk day is celebrated to pay tribute to Verghese Kurien the Co-founder of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, which markets Amul Milk and Dairy Products.

Globally June 1 is celebrated as World Milk Day which is designated by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization to raise awareness about the importance of milk and milk products.

In Inida we celebrate it on November 26  which is Verghese Kurien' Birthday. It is like paying tribute to him for making India into world's largest milk producer surpassing United States.

About Verghese Kurien,

Verghese Kurien is also known as the Father of White Revolution in India. His Billion Tree Idea - Operation Flood the world's largest agriculture dairy development program made India into world's Largest Milk producer surpassing United States.

2. Constitution Day November 26 (Samvidhan Day)

Indian Government is celebrating constitution day on November 26 to commemorate the adoption of constitution of India.

In 2015 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared that November 26 will be celebrate as Constitution day on the occasion of laying the foundation stone of the Dr B.R Ambedkar memorial in Mumbai.

This day is chosen to spread the importance of constitution and spread thoughts and ideas of Ambedkar. He is the chairman of Drafting committee which created the Indian constitution. Previously November 26 is celebrated as Law Day. 

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