16 century Indian mystic poet-sant of the Bhakti movement
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Ravidas was an Indian mystic poet-sant of the Bhakti movement and founder of Ravidassia religion during the 15th to 16th century CE. Venerated as a guru (teacher) in the region of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and mainly Punjab and Haryana. He was a poet-saint, social reformer and a spiritual figure.
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Politicians of all hues make beeline for Ravidas templeA procession of political heavyweights of different hues wound its way to Shir Goverdhanpur in UP’s Varanasi district on the 644th birth anniversary of Sant Ravidas on Saturday, reinforcing the pull..
PM, Vice Prez pay tributes to saint-poet Ravidas on his birth anniversaryVice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tributes to saint-poet Ravidas on his birth anniversary.
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Priyanka offers prayers at Ravidas temple in Varanasi, says his teachings are need of the hourCongress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said 14th century saint Ravidas dreamt of a society where there is no discrimination on the basis of caste and religion, and everyone should work towards..
Ravidas Jayanti: Mayawati slams Congress, BJP leaders for visiting temples for vested interests"Congress, BJP and other parties did not give any respect or honour to Sant Guru Ravidas during their tenure. But, after being out of power, they are indulging in various theatrics to realise their..
Priyanka Gandhi reaches Varanasi to take part in Ravidas Jayanti events
PM Modi, Amit Shah pay tribute to Sant RavidasPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tributes to the mystic poet, Sant Ravidas on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti, the birth anniversary of the Bhakti Movement saint.
SC accepts Centre's revised offer of 400 sq mt land for Guru Ravidas templeAttorney General K K Venugopal told a bench of Justices Arun Mishra and Shripathi Ravindra Bhat that the Centre has revised its offer from 200 square metre area for the temple to 400 square metre..
Government offers to give back same site to rebuild Ravidas templeYielding to the protests against the Supreme Court-directed demolition of a Guru Ravidas temple in south Delhi, the Centre has agreed to allot the same site to the devotees to construct a new temple. A..
Ready to give Guru Ravidas devotees same site where temple was demolished: Centre tells SCCentre agrees to give Guru Ravidas devotees the same site where Ravidas temple was demolished a few months back in South Delhi.
Resolve Ravidas temple issue amicably, says SCIn the wake of protests following the demolition of Guru Ravidas temple in south Delhi’s Tughlakabad on its orders, the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday agreed to examine the construction of a new temple..
Guru Ravidas temple: SC asks parties to come back to it with amicable solution for alternate siteThe Supreme Court on Friday asked the parties involved in a plea seeking permission to rebuild the Guru Ravidas temple in Delhi's Tughlaqabad forest area to come back to it with an amicable solution on..
Ravidas temple demolition: Activists plan protest march on September 21
Dalits to offer prayers at Ravidas temple site
Dalit groups plan another protest against government for demolition of Sant Ravidas temple
Delhi govt to construct Ravidas temple if Centre allots 4-5 acres of land: Arvind KejriwalOn August 10, the DDA had demolished the centuries-old temple in Tughlaqabad village under a Supreme Court order.
Mamata Banerjee shocked over demolition of Ravidas temple in DelhiWest Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday expressed shock over the demolition of a Guru Ravidas temple in New Delhi. Banerjee said she could understand the Dalits' anguish since the Guru..
Ravidas temple demolition protest: Priyanka Gandhi attacks BJP, says govt 'suppressing voice of Dalits'Priyanka's tweets come hours after some protestors including Bhim Army chief Chandrasekhar Azad was arrested on Wednesday night after being charged with rioting and obstructing law & order.
Bhim Army chief Chandrasekhar Azad, others detained for violent protest against demolition of Sant Ravidas templeThe Delhi Development Authority (DDA) had, on August 10, demolished the centuries-old Guru Ravidas temple in Delhi's Tughlaqabad under a Supreme Court order.
Congress hits out at Modi govt over Ravidas temple demolition
Punjab bandh Live updates: Protests after historic Ravidas temple demolished in Delhi; BJP, SAD, AAP leaders meetAs per the reports, the temple was demolished by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) on Saturday.