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14th November - A Day in the life of India

This Day 14th November is celebrated as Children's Day in India. If you also celebrating your Birthday today, then read about the importance of this day in the history of India and know about with whom you sharing your Birthday with.

14th November is celebrated as Children's Day in India

14th November is celebrated as Children's Day in India


Festivals/Observations

  • Children's Day celebrated on the Birth Anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru

The best thing to do today

  • Attend: India Art Festival - 14 to 17 Nov 2019 at New Delhi, exhibiting 400 artists and 30 art galleries.

Birthdays on 14th November

  • 1985 — Manoj Kumar Tiwary is an Indian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman who bowls occasional leg break. He represents Bengal in domestic cricket and played for Kolkata Knight Riders, Kings XI Punjab & Rising Pune Supergiants in the IPL.
  • 1979 – Pushkar Lele is a Hindustani Classical Vocalist. He is best known for his 'Kumar Gandharva Style Gayaki'.
  • 1971 - Vikas Khanna is an Indian Chef, restaurateur, cookbook writer, filmmaker and humanitarian. He is one of the judges of Star Plus series MasterChef India. He is based in New York City.
  • 1967 — Syed Saba Karim is a former Indian cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and a wicket-keeper. Karim has also served in the corporate sector. He has worked in the Corporate Communications Division of TISCO.
  • 1946 — Bharathan, was a Malayalam filmmaker, artist, and art director. Bharathan is noted for being the founder of a new school of film making in Malayalam cinema, along with Padmarajan and K. G. George, in the 1980s, which created films that were widely received while also being critically acclaimed.
  • 1943 — Aditya Vikram Birla, was an Indian industrialist. Born into one of the largest business families of India, he oversaw the diversification of his group into textiles, petrochemicals and telecommunications.
  • 1891 - Birbal Sahni, popularly known as the father of palaeobotany
  • 1889 – Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Prime Minister of India

Deaths on 14th November

  • 2015 – K. S. Gopalakrishnan, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1929)
  • 2013 – Hari Krishna Devsare, Indian journalist and author (b. 1938)
  • 2013 – Sudhir Bhat, Indian producer and manager (b. 1951)
  • 1977 – A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, an Indian monk and guru, founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (b. 1896)
  • 1914 – Vengayil Kunhiraman Nayanar, Indian lawyer and journalist (b. 1861)
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