133rd Birth Anniversary of world renowned Indian Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan (22 Dec 1887- 26 Apr 1920).

133rd Birth Anniversary of  world renowned Indian Mathematician  Srinivasa Ramanujan (22 Dec 1887- 26 Apr 1920).

As a world renowned Mathematician, Srinivasa Ramanujan had a wealth of ideas that have transformed and reshaped 20th-century mathematics. These ideas continue to shape mathematics of the 21st century. 

The Indian government declared 22 December to be National Mathematics Day. This was announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on 26 February 2012 at Madras University, to mark the 125th anniversary of the birth of the Indian Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. On this occasion Singh also announced that 2012 would be celebrated as the National Mathematics Year.

Since then, India's National Mathematics Day is celebrated every 22 December to honor Indian Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan with numerous educational events held at schools and universities throughout the country. 

In 2017, the day's significance was enhanced by the opening of the Ramanujan Math Park in Kuppam, in Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh.

The main objective behind the celebration of National Mathematics Day is to make people aware of the development of mathematics and its importance in the growth of humanity.

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