Famous Personalities - Current Affairs for July, 2016
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▼ Azad, Tilak birth anniversary celebrations: PM Modi salutes revolutionaries [07-25-16]
PM Shri Narendra Modi saluted Indian revolutionaries Chandra Shekhar Azad and Bal Gangadhar Tilak on their birth anniversary (July 22 2016)
- Bal was known as one of the trio of Lal, Bal and Pal constituting Bipin Chandra Pal and Lala Lajpat Rai.
- These revolutionaries devoted themselves to the freedom struggle and shaped Indian history.
▼ Pune’s Michelle Kakade becomes first person to complete Golden Quadrilateral by foot [07-22-16]
Pune’s Michelle Kakade has secured a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as the first person to complete the Indian Golden Quadrilateral on foot.
- She is a 47 year old resident of the city and took 193 days, one hour and 9 minutes to complete the journey between 21 October 2015 and 1 May, 2016.
- She is also in the Guinness World Records for covering 5968.4 km of Golden Quadrilateral connecting 4 major metros of the country.
▼ Rohit Khandelwal becomes first Asian and Indian to win Mr. World title 2016 [07-21-16]
Rohit Khandelwal won the Mr. World 2016 title on 19th July 2016.
- Grand finale of the Mr. World 2016 was held in Southport Theatre and Convention Centre in Southport UK.
- He became the first Asian and Indian to win the Mr. World title at the competition.
- Mr World 2014-2015 Nicklas Pedersen passed the title onto Rohit.
- Khandelwal also won the cash prize of USD 50,000.
- Puerto Rico’s Fernando Alberto Alvarez Soto was named the first runner-up and Aldo Esparza Ramirez of Mexico was named the second runner-up.