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Current Affairs 19 November 2023

Read the most important current affairs of 1 September 2023. Today Current Affairs covers the headlines on Rani Laxmibai’s birth anniversary, ICC World Cup 2023 and more

India Current Affairs

1. Birth Anniversary of Rani Lakshmibai

Prime Minister Modi paid tributes to Rani Lakshmibai on her birth anniversary. She was born on 19th November 1825 at Varanasi

She reigned as the Queen of Jhansi, the princely state in the Maratha Empire from 1843 to 1853.

She became the Rani of Jhansi at 14 by marriage to Maharaja Gangadhar Rao. After her husband’s demise, she fought bravely against the British annexation of her kingdom.

Rani Lakshmibai was martyred on 18 June 1858 at the age of 28.

2. ICC World Cup 2023

Australia won the ICC World Cup 2023 by beating India by 6 wickets

India Score – 240/10 (50 Balls left)

Australia Score – 240/3 (43 Balls Left)

3. Chhath celebrated today

Chhath is celebrated today in India and Nepal. Chhath is a Hindu festival dedicated to the Sun god.

Chhath is observed for 6 days after Diwali. The celebration is accompanied by holy bathing, fasting, prayers and offering Tarpana.

PM Modi extended his wishes to the people celebrating Chhath,