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27th October - A Day in the life of India

This day 27th October 2019, is a big day for Indians, today one of the biggest festivals for Hindus, Deepawali/Diwali is being celebrated. Let's learn about this day 27th October in the history of India, major events of this day, Birthdays on this day, festivals or observations of this day.

Festivals/Observations

  • Deepawali/Diwali/Narak Chaturdashi/Lakshmi Puja/Kali Puja

27th October in the history of India

  • 2019 - Manoharlal Khattar takes oath as Haryana Chief Minister for the second term. Dushyant Chautala from JJP takes oath as Deputy Chief Minister.

Birthdays on 27th October
  • 1976 – Maneet Chauhan, Indian-American chef and author
  • 1967 - Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan Pillai, better known by his stage name Dileep, is an Indian actor, film producer and businessman, who predominantly works in the Malayalam film industry. He has acted in more than 150 films and has won four Kerala State Film Awards, a Filmfare Awards South and several other awards.
  • 1965 – Mohan Kapoor is an Indian actor who works in film and television and is most known as the host of a television game show, Saanp Seedi. He is also a voice artist who dubs foreign media and a television host. He speaks English, Punjabi and Hindi as his mother languages.
  • 1920 – K. R. Narayanan, Indian lawyer and politician, was the tenth President of India and ninth Vice President of India (died on 9th November 2005)

Deaths on 27th October
  • 2015 – Ranjit Roy Chaudhury, Indian pharmacologist and academic (b. 1930)
  • 2001 – Pradeep Kumar, Indian actor, director, and producer (b. 1925)
  • 1974 – C. P. Ramanujam, Indian mathematician and academic (b. 1938)





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