Famous Indian Women : Rukmini Devi Arundale

  • Rukmini Devi (1904 -1986) was an Indian dancer and choreographer of the Indian classical dance form of Bharatnatyam.
  • She was born in an upper class Brahmin family in Madurai.
  • In 1920 she married Dr.George Arundale, a prominent British Theosophist who was closely associated with Annie Besant.
  • During the 1930s Rukmini met Bharatnatyam by E. Krishna Iyer, founder-secretary of the Madras Music Academy.They fought a successful battle to save Bharatnatyam which seemed likely to be buried along with the disfavoured devadasi system as it was considered a low and vulgar art in the early 1920s and known as sadhir.

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How to Prepare General Knowledge (GK) for Competitive Exams

General Knowledge. As the term says, the subject entails knowledge about the general stuff around us (Wow, thanks for the brand new info bro). Talking seriously, General Knowledge is a section that most of the students stress about when sitting for a government exam such as IAS, UPSC or other competitive exams such as CAT, IIT-JEE, NEET etc.

An exceptional command over general knowledge will not only yield good results in the examination hall but also in Interviews and group discussions. General awareness, like common sense is not that common in students as they are much more engrossed in the curriculum served to them on a platter. We in this article try to provide you with some tips on how to prepare General Knowledge for examinations.

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