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30th September - A Day in the life of India

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30th September in the History of India
  • 1993 – The 6.2M Latur earthquake shakes Maharashtra, India with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe) killing 9,748 and injuring 30,000.
  • 2018 - Mahatma Gandhi Museum, Rajkot inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The museum has been built at 164-year-old Alfred High School where Gandhiji studied for four years and completed his matriculation at the age of 18.
  • 2019 - PM Modi will be attending the convocation ceremony today (30th September 2019 ) at IIT Madras. PM Modi will distribute awards to the winning team of the Singapore-India Hackathon, the first of its kind joint international hackathon between India and another country. This is the second edition of the hackathon. The prize distribution ceremony will be followed by the Prime Minister's speech.
  • 2019 - Veteran actor Viju Khote better known for his roles as 'Kalia' in Sholay and 'Robert' in 'Andaz Apna Apna' passes away today on 30th September 2019, he was 77. Viju Khote had featured in over 300 Hindi and Marathi films. He has been working in films since 1964 and had also starred in a television show 'Zabaan Sambhalke'. 
  • 2019 - Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa, who was instrumental in planning and executing Balakot strike, retired after 41 years of glorious service. He was commissioned into IAF in 1978.
  • 2019 - Air Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria takes over as Indian Air Force Chief (IAF Chief) after Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa retires after 41 years of his service.
  • 2019 - Indian Tennis player Sumit Nagal, who had faced 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer in US Open and lost to him. Won Buenos Aires Challenger title and jumped to a career-best rank of 135.
  • 2019 - Delhi-Meerut Expressway's phase III corridor (6 lane Dasna-Hapur-Pilkhua expressway) inaugurated by Minister of Road Transport & Highways Mr Nitin Gadkari today on 30th of September 2019.
Birthdays on 30th September
  • 1989 - Aurosish Pani is a prolific Hindustani Classical Vocalist and Trainer at "Gurukul Geetanjali". He is also a classical singer & playback singer in Odia film Industry.
  • 1962 - Prosenjit Chatterjee is an Indian film actor and producer who works predominantly in Bengali and Hindi cinema. He began his career as a child actor in Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Chotto Jigyasa, for which he won the Bengal Film Journalists' Association - Most Outstanding Work of the Year Award. Prosenjit's first leading role came through Bimal Roy's Duti Pata. Prosenjit's breakthrough role came opposite Vijeta Pandit in Amar Sangi (1987). He made his debut in Hindi cinema with David Dhawan directed Aandhiyan (1990). His latest film "Gumnaami" going to hit theatres on 2nd October 2019.
  • 1941 – Kamalesh Sharma, Indian academic and diplomat, 5th Commonwealth Secretary-General
  • 1934 – Anna Kashfi, Indian-American actress (d. 2015)
  • 1922 – Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2006)
Deaths
  • 2014 – Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, Indian cleric and politician (b. 1940)
  • 2019 - Viju Khote, Indian film actor better known for his roles as 'Kalia' in Sholay and 'Robert' in Andaz Apna Apna. Viju Khote had featured in over 300 Hindi and Marathi films. He has been working in films since 1964 and had also starred in a television show 'Zabaan Sambhalke'.

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