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Current Affairs of 30 April 2018

Keshav Kishore, Published On:30-Apr-2018


 1.    Pawan Chamling: India’s longest serving CM

• Pawan Kumar Chamling has become the longest serving Chief Minister (CM) in the country by surpassing the record of former communist CM of West Bengal, Jyoti Basu.

• He became the CM of Sikkim on 12 December, 1994.

• He is also the chairperson of the ruling party of the state, Sikkim Democratic Front.



2.   International Buddhist Conference in Lumbini

• The International Buddhist Council is going in Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha.

• The aim of this conference is to disseminate teachings of Buddha and spread the messages of non-violence, brotherhood, co-existence, love and peace to the world.

• There are representation of approx 16 countries including U.S, Japan, India, China, Indonesia and Sri-Lanka.


Source: The Hindu, The Indian Express, PIB

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