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29th September - A Day in the life of India

DaySunday, 29 September 2019
Festivals, Observationsनवरात्रि, Maharaja Agrasen Jayanti, World Heart Day, 
PanchaangAaj Ka Panchaang
EventsToday's Events

News of the Day (29th September 2019 )

  • 2019 - Bihar Govt issues a red alert after Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts heavy rains in the next 24 hours. Boats have been released on roads to provide essentials to the affected and trapped people in homes and shops. Houses, shops and Offices have submerged in various parts of Bihar.
  • 2019 - After Onions prices soar high, central Govt finally imposed restrictions on the exports of Onions.
  • 2019 - INS Khandiri added to the arsenal of Indian Navy. Stealth frigate INS Nilgiri, the first ship of the P-17A frigates, was launched at the dockyard of the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) in Mumbai on 29th of September 2019.
  • At least 80 people have died in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh after the states were hit by heavy rainfall. In the capital of Bihar, the floods have claimed the lives of at least 17 people.

29th September in the History of India
  • 2011 – The special court in India convicted all 269 accused officials for the atrocity on Dalits and 17 for rape in the Vachathi case.
  • 2016 – Eleven days after the Uri attack, the Indian Army conducted "surgical strikes" against suspected militants in Pakistani-administered Kashmir.
  • 2019 - India’s first indigenous beyond visual range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) fighters, 'Astra', is now finally ready for induction into Indian Air Force, with the DRDO expecting the IAF to initially order at least 200 missiles for its Sukhoi-30MKI jets.
  • 2019 - On this day (29 September 2016), Indian army & Indian Air Force (IAF) conducted its "first" Surgical Strikes against militant launch pads across the Line of Control in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).

Birthdays on 29th September
  • 1928 – Brajesh Mishra, Indian politician and diplomat, 1st Indian National Security Advisor (d. 2012)
  • 1947 – S. H. Kapadia, Indian lawyer, judge, and politician, 38th Chief Justice of India (d. 2016)
  • 1970 – Kushboo, South Indian actress and producer
  • 1979 - Dr Kafeel Khan, is a Suspended Lecturer, Dept of paediatric, at B.R.D. Medical College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.  Dr Kafeel Khan had to serve 9 months of Jail due to false accusations & charges implied on him by Uttar Pradesh Govt for the negligence in duty, due to which 63 infants died (in the year 2016) due to encephalitis and lack of Oxygen cylinder in the BRD Hospital, Gorakhpur. All the charges implied on him was found baseless and false by Allahabad Court and absolved him on any Charges after 2 Years, Court instead hails him for the proactive actions he took to save the lives of children.
Deaths
  • 2017 - Tom Alter, Indian actor (born - 1950)
  • 1942 - Maa Matangini Hazra, was a freedom fighter and a martyr, she was shot dead by the British Indian police in front of the Tamluk Police Station, on 29 September 1942. She was affectionately known as गाँधी बूढ़ी or "old lady Gandhi"  (born - 19th October 1870)

Mamata Banerjee painting Maa Durga
Mamata Banerjee painting Maa Durga

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