Gayatri Jayanti is being observed in many towns of North India, including Jaipur, by performing various life-ceremonies and Gayatri Yagyas, considered to typical of Vedic life along with chanting of Gayatri Mantra or hymn, are being performed by people from various castes and genders working as priests.
For the first time, a transgender will be heading a college in India after a tough going and a fight to finish over transgender rights. Manabi Banerjee will take over as the principal of a girls' college in Nadia of West Bengal early June this year.
In Jaipur, World No Tobacco Day (WNTD) is going to be observed on May 31 at Statue Circle in which events like human chain formation, signature campaign, and awareness rally are going to be organized to highlight the hazards of smoking, illicit trade of tobacco products and tobacco chewing, stated the Rajasthan health department.
Over the last few years girls have been outperforming boys both in qualitatively and quantitatively in the public examination. A Delhi-based commerce stream girl M. Gayatri scored a total of 496 out of 500 or 99.2% marks in the CBSE's +2 examination.