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27th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 27th May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

27th May in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on May 27

1962 – Ravi Shastri, Indian cricketer and sportscaster1957 – Nitin Gadkari, Indian lawyer and politician, Indian Minister of Transport

Death Anniversaries on May 27

2013 – Jagjit Singh Lyallpuri, Indian politician (b. 1917)1998 – Minoo Masani, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1905)1986 – Ajoy Mukherjee, Indian politician, Chief Minister of West Bengal (b. 1901)1964 – Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of India (b. 1889)1919 – Kandukuri Veeresalingam, Indian author and activist (b. 1848)

26th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 26th May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

26th May in the history of India

1830 – The Indian Removal Act is passed by the U.S. Congress; it is signed into law by President Andrew Jackson two days later.

Famous Birthdays on May 26

1961 – Tarsem Singh, Indian-American director, producer, and screenwriter1945 – Vilasrao Deshmukh, Indian lawyer and politician, 17th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (d. 2012)1938 – K. Bikram Singh, Indian director and producer (d. 2013)1937 – Manorama, Indian actress and singer (d. 2015)1930 – Karim Emami, Indian-Iranian lexicographer and critic (d. 2005)

Death Anniversaries on May 26

1908 – Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indian religious leader, founded the Ahmadiyya movement (b. 1835)

25th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 25th May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

25th May in the history of India

2013 – Suspected Maoist rebels kill at least 28 people and injure 32 others in an attack on a convoy of Indian National Congress politicians in Chhattisgarh, India.

Famous Birthdays on May 25

1972 – Karan Johar, Indian actor, director, producer, and screenwriter1954 – Murali, Indian actor, producer, and politician (d. 2009)1939 - Subramaniyan Karuppaiya, known by his stage name Goundamani, is an Indian film actor and legendary Tamil comedian. He is known for his comic duo partnership in Tamil films with fellow actor Senthil.1936 – Rusi Surti, Indian cricketer (d. 2013)1886 – Rash Behari Bose, Indian soldier and activist (d. 1945)

Death Anniversaries on May 25
2020 - Balbir Singh Sr. The first sportsperson to receive the Padma Shri, the legacy of the three-time Olympic gold champion continues to inspire millions of yo…

24th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 24th May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

24th May in the history of India

2019 – Nineteen students died in a fire in Surat (India).

Famous Birthdays on May 24
1977 – Jeet Gannguli, Indian score composer, music director and singer1973 – Shirish Kunder, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter1955 – Rajesh Roshan, Indian composer

Death Anniversaries on May 24

2011 – Hakim Ali Zardari, Indian-Pakistani businessman and politician (b. 1930)2000 – Majrooh Sultanpuri, Indian poet and songwriter (b. 1919)

23rd May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 23rd May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

23rd May in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on May 23

1945 – Padmarajan, Indian director, screenwriter, and author (d. 1991)1942 – Kovelamudi Raghavendra Rao, Indian director, screenwriter, and choreographer1926 – Basil Salvadore D'Souza, Indian bishop (d. 1996)675 – Perumbidugu Mutharaiyar II, King of Mutharaiyar dynasty, Tamil Nadu, India

Death Anniversaries on May 23

2014 – Madhav Mantri, Indian cricketer (b. 1921)

How to perform Eid Ul Fitr Salah at home under lockdown

There are thousands of questions floating in mind like
Can Eid prayers be performed at home? How to pray Eid al-Fitr 2020 in lockdown? Is it not a sin to perform Eid-Ul-Fitr Namaz at home? Does Islam allows Namaz at home for men? Should we pray at Eidgah maintaining social distancing or at home? Is it trying times for Muslims in the world, by not able to pray Eid-Ul Fitr Namaz at Eid? Is it true if Muslims are barred to visit places if its infected with plague? What to do if the place I stay is infected by plague/coronavirus?

To all such questions and many more, I have tried to compile the answers as per what Ulemas are saying on this.

1. What to do if the place I stay is infected by plague/coronavirus pandemic?
If you are living in a place which is infected by plague or at current time this Coronavirus pandemic, you are strictly advised not to leave the place and stay at home safely. Never ever go out unless its medical emergency.
“When you hear that [a plague] is in a land, do not go …

22nd May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 22nd May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

22nd May in the history of India 2010 – Air India Express Boeing 737 crashes over a cliff upon landing at Mangalore, India, killing 158 of 166 people on board, becoming the deadliest crash involving a Boeing 737.1987 – Hashimpura massacre occurs in Meerut, India.
Famous Birthdays on May 22 2000 - Suhana Khan is an actress and daughter of Bollywood actor, producer Shahrukh Khan and Gauri Khan.1994 - Utkarsh Sharma is an Indian actor. The son of director Anil Sharma, he made his first screen appearance as a child in the 2001 Blockbuster film Gadar: Ek Prem Katha, which starred Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel. As an adult and lead actor, he made his debut with action thriller film Genius.1959 – Mehbooba Mufti, Indian politician1948 – Nedumudi Venu, Indian actor and screenwriter1772 – Ram Mohan Roy, Indian philosopher and reformer (d. 1833)
Death Annivers…

21st May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 21st May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

21st May in the history of India

1991 – Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated by a female suicide bomber near Madras.

Famous Birthdays on May 21

1974 – Aditi Gowitrikar, Indian model, actress, and physician, Mrs. World 2001[49]1960 – Mohanlal, Indian actor1958 – Naeem Khan, Indian-American fashion designer1915 – Chakravarthi V. Narasimhan, Indian Civil Service Officer and former Under Secretary-General of the UN, serving twenty-two years. (d. 2003)

Death Anniversaries on May 21

1991 – Rajiv Gandhi, Indian politician, 6th Prime Minister of India (b. 1944)

20th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 20th May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

20th May in the history of India

1498 – Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama discovers the sea route to India when he arrives at Kozhikode (previously known as Calicut), India.

Famous Birthdays on May 20

1974 – Shiboprosad Mukherjee, Indian film director, writer and actor1939 – Balu Mahendra, Sri Lankan-Indian director, cinematographer, and screenwriter (d. 2014)1900 – Sumitranandan Pant, Indian poet and author (d. 1977)1894 – Chandrashekarendra Saraswati, Indian guru and scholar (d. 1994)

Death Anniversaries on May 20

2012 – Leela Dube, Indian anthropologist and scholar (b. 1923)

19th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 19th May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

19th May in the history of India

Famous Birthdays on May 19
1974 – Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Indian actor1934 – Ruskin Bond, Indian author and poet1913 – Neelam Sanjiva Reddy, Indian lawyer and politician, 6th President of India (d. 1996)1908 – Manik Bandopadhyay, Indian author, poet, and playwright (d. 1956)

Death Anniversaries on May 19

2008 – Vijay Tendulkar, Indian playwright and screenwriter (b. 1928)1958 – Jadunath Sarkar, Indian historian (d. 1870)1904 – Jamsetji Tata, Indian businessman, founded Tata Group (b. 1839)

18th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 18th May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

18th May in the history of India

1974 – Nuclear weapons testing: Under project Smiling Buddha, India successfully detonates its first nuclear weapon becoming the sixth nation to do so.1912 – The first Indian film, Shree Pundalik by Dadasaheb Torne, is released in Mumbai.

Famous Birthdays on May 18

1933 – H. D. Deve Gowda, Indian farmer and politician, 11th Prime Minister of India

Death Anniversaries on May 18

1998 – Obaidullah Aleem, Indian-Pakistani poet and author (b. 1939)

17th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 17th May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

Celebrations/Observations on 17th May World Telecommunication and Information Society Day is an international day proclaimed in November 2006 by the International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Conference in Antalya, Turkey, to be celebrated annually on 17 May
Famous Birthdays on May 17

1945 – B.S. Chandrasekhar, Indian cricketer

Death Anniversaries on May 17

2014 – C. P. Krishnan Nair, Indian businessman, founded The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts (b. 1922)2007 – T. K. Doraiswamy, Indian poet and author (b. 1921)1951 – William Birdwood, Anglo-Indian field marshal (b. 1865)

16th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 16th May in the history of India. Major historical events, famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

Famous Birthdays on May 16

1931 – K. Natwar Singh, Indian scholar and politician, Indian Minister of External Affairs

Death Anniversaries on May 16

15th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 15th May in the history of India. Major historical events on this date and Famous Birthdays and Death Anniversaries on this day.

14th May in the history of India

Celebrations/Observations on this day

Famous Birthdays on May 15
1985 – Tathagata Mukherjee, Indian actor
1967 – Madhuri Dixit, Indian actress
1907 – Sukhdev Thapar, Indian activist (d. 1931)
1817 – Debendranath Tagore, Indian philosopher and author (d. 1905)

Death Anniversaries on May 15

14th May - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 14th May in the history of India. Major historical events on this date and Famous Birthdays and Death Anniversaries on this day.

14th May in the history of India

Celebrations/Observations on this day

Famous Birthdays on May 14

1981 – Pranav Mistry, Indian computer scientist, invented SixthSense1948 – Bob Woolmer, Indian-English cricketer and coach (d. 2007)1923 – Mrinal Sen, Bangladeshi-Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2018)1657 – Sambhaji, Indian emperor (d. 1689)

Death Anniversaries on May 14

2013 – Asghar Ali Engineer, Indian author and activist (b. 1939)1923 – N. G. Chandavarkar, Indian jurist and politician (b. 1855)