March 28 was marked with Bharatiya Nav Varsh celebration and the first day of ten-day Navaratri festival. In Jaipur, this year some major spots of the city had saffron buntings with Om inscribed on them to mark the Hindu New Year.
'The Mental Healthcare Bill' has been passed by the Parliament on March 27 by voice vote 'to decriminalise suicide attempt by mentally ill people and provide for the right to better healthcare for people suffering from mental illness,' stated an official press release.
The information given by the Minister of State (HRD), Upendra Kushwaha on March 27 in a written reply to a Lok Sabha question related to 'Assessment of School Education' cited the major findings of ASER-2016 survey, which stated that the 'Department of School Education & Literacy, Ministry of Human Resource Development' was not associated with this ASER 2016 survey.
My old Sikh student and now a Facebook friend, Inderjit Singh recently visited the Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib Complex near the Indian Parliament and got sentimental on seeing the 'Wall of Truth' the landscaped memorial for 3,ooo victims of 1984 Sikh riots.