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V. V. Giri hails from two families with Telugu as the mother tongue and Odia as the regional language. From the very early days V. V. Giri was a revolutionary and a spirited personality who during his stay in London for study was fired from the institution for his alleged link with the Sinn Fein Movement. Thus bringing abrupt end to his study V. V. Giri was compelled to come back to India to intensify the freedom movement to free India, his nation from the clutches of the English people. Among the presidents of India Giri is the first person to be involved in direct politics. In 1936 he contested Congress government in Madras Presidency with the aim to take the people of the region above of poverty and negligence, as their situation was completely deteriorated during the British rule. After the independence of India Giri served the government of India in various posts and in politics becoming ministers in Congress government. Due to his excellence in public works and his inner qualities V. V. Giri was nominated as the vice-president of India in 1967. Before that he had served as the governor of many Indian states. As the fourth president of India V. V. Giri served little time as the president and acted well during his time. Besides Giri is a good author with a number of conceptual books flowing from his pen about the experiences he had earned in his busy life.
Jaipur, April 28 (IANS) Four men were killed when the car they were travelling in collided with a bus in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district Saturday, police said.
Bhopal, April 8 (IANS) The two-day working committee meeting of the Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) ended Sunday in Orchha but allegations by a woman councilor against the council chairman brought embarrassment to state leaders.
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Maoist sympathisers and activists Wednesday hailed a Delhi court decision to drop terror charges against Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy and demanded the release of all political prisoners.
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday to discuss several key issues, expressed satisfaction over the talks and said the elections for the autonomous body will take place in July.
Kathmandu, March 23 (IANS) Nepalese Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai Friday sacked Labor and Transport Management Minister Sarita Giri, a media report said.
Siliguri, Feb 12 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee met the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders here on Saturday to take stock of the development work in northern areas of the state.
Siliguri, Feb 6 (ANI): West Bengal Governor M.K Narayanan on Monday said that the Government is committed to carve out a separate Gorkha state.