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31st March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 31st March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 31st March in the history of India 1959 – The 14th Dalai Lama, crosses the border into India and is granted political asylum. Famous Birthdays on March 31 1987 – Humpy Koneru, Indian chess player 1938 – Sheila Dikshit, Indian politician, 22nd Governor of Kerala 1934 – Kamala Surayya, Indian poet and author (d. 2009) 1865 – Anandi Gopal Joshi, Indian physician (d. 1887) 1504 – Guru Angad, Indian religious leader (d. 1552) Death Anniversaries on March 31 2009 – Choor Singh, Indian-Singaporean lawyer and judge (b. 1911) 2002 – Moturu Udayam, Indian activist and politician (b. 1924)

30th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 30th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and Death anniversaries on this Day. Celebrations/Observations on 30th March World Idli Day 30th March in the history of India 2011 - India-Pakistan World Cup Semi-Finals

29th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 29th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 29th March in the history of India 1999 – A magnitude 6.8 earthquake in India strikes the Chamoli district in Uttar Pradesh, killing 103. 1857 – Sepoy Mangal Pandey of the 34th Regiment, Bengal Native Infantry mutinies against the East India Company's rule in India and inspires the protracted Indian Rebellion of 1857, also known as the Sepoy Mutiny. Famous Birthdays on March 29 1972 – Priti Patel , British Indian politician, Secretary of State for the Home Department 1939 – Hanumant Singh , Indian cricketer (d. 2006) 1934 – Shahryar Khan , Indian-Pakistani politician and diplomat, 20th Foreign Secretary of Pakistan 1929 – Utpal Dutt , Indian Bengali actor, director and playwright (d. 1993) 1928 – Romesh Bhandari , Pakistani-Indian politician, 13th Foreign Secretary of India (d. 2013) 1914 – Chapman

28th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 28th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 28th March in the history of India 2020 - Ramanand Sagar's Ramayana, Mahabharat TV Serial and Shahrukh Khan's Circus to start telecasting on Doordarshan television channel after 3 decades amid 21 days of Coronavirus lockdown.  Famous Birthdays on March 28 1968 – Nasser Hussain, Indian-English cricketer and sportscaster 1927 – Vina Mazumdar, Indian academic and activist (d. 2013) 1926 – Polly Umrigar, Indian cricketer (d. 2006) Death Anniversaries on March 28 2006 – Vethathiri Maharishi, Indian philosopher and author (b. 1911) 1941 – Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian police officer (b. 1877)

27th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 27th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 27th March in the history of India 1994 - Indian Cricket team captain Mohammad Azharuddin asks Sachin Tendulkar to open the batting in ODIs for the first time, in place of Sidhu. Famous Birthdays on March 27 1981 – Akhil Kumar, Indian boxer Death Anniversaries on March 27 2020 - Beni Prasad Verma, Indian Politician and founding member of Samajvadi Party. 2015 – T. Sailo, Indian soldier and politician, 2nd Chief Minister of Mizoram (b. 1922) 1978 – Kunwar Digvijay Singh, Indian field hockey (b. 1922) 1898 – Syed Ahmad Khan, Indian philosopher and activist (b. 1817)

26th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 26th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Famous Birthdays on March 26 1947 – Subhash Kak, Indian-American professor and author 1907 – Mahadevi Varma, Indian poet and activist (d. 1987) Death Anniversaries on March 26 2020 - Dr Sethuraman, Tamil actor and dermatologist. 2012 – Manik Godghate, Indian poet and educator (b. 1937) 2006 – Anil Biswas, Indian journalist and politician (b. 1944)

25th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 25th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 25th March in the history of India 2020 – Prime Minister Narendra Modi declares a state of internal Lockdown due to the spread of Pandemic Covid19 (SARS Cov-2) in India. Famous Birthdays on March 25 1927 – P. Shanmugam , Indian politician, 13th Chief Minister of Puducherry (d. 2013) 1925 – Kishori Sinha , Indian politician, social activist and advocate (d. 2016) 1920 – Usha Mehta , Gandhian and freedom fighter of India (d. 2000) 1916 – S. M. Pandit , Indian painter and educator (d. 1993) Death Anniversaries on March 25 2020 - Nawab Banoo, better known by her stage name Nimmi , was an Indian screen actress who achieved stardom in the 1950s and early 1960s in Hindi films. (Born 1933) 1975 -  Deiva Zivarattinam , Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1894) 1931 -  Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi , Indian journalist and

24th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 24th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 24th March in the history of India 1998 – A tornado sweeps through Dantan in India, killing 250 people and injuring 3,000 others. 1977 – Morarji Desai became the Prime Minister of India, the first Prime Minister not to belong to Indian National Congress. 1946 – A British Cabinet Mission arrives in India to discuss and plan for the transfer of power from the British Raj to Indian leadership. Famous Birthdays on March 24 1984 – Adrian D'Souza, Indian field hockey player 1775 – Muthuswami Dikshitar, Indian poet and composer (d. 1835) Death Anniversaries on March 24 2020 - Floyd Cardoz, Indian-American celebrity Chef. Owner of multiple restaurants in Mumbai and New York. 2007 – Shripad Narayan Pendse, Indian Marathi novelist (b. 1913) 1944 – Orde Wingate, Indian-English general (b. 1903)

23rd March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 23rd March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 23rd March in the history of India 2008 – Official opening of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, India 1940 – The Lahore Resolution (Qarardad-e-Pakistan or Qarardad-e-Lahore) is put forward at the Annual General Convention of the All-India Muslim League. 1931 – Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar were hanged for the killing of a deputy superintendent of police during the Indian struggle for independence. 1889 – The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is established by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad in Qadian, British India. Famous Birthdays on March 23 1986 – Kangana Ranaut, Indian actress 1976 – Smriti Irani, Indian actress, producer and politician, Indian Minister of Human Resource Development 1953 – Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Indian zoologist and businesswoman 1901 – Bon Maharaja, Indian guru and re

22nd March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 22nd March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on March 22 World Water Day Bihar Diwas/Bihar Day 22nd March in the history of India 2020 - On the call made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, people across the country supported #JanataCurfew, a self imposed curfew for 14 hours from 7AM to 9PM. People also blown thalis, bells, claps and shankhnaad to mark the beginning of fight against Coronavirus. 1739 – Nadir Shah occupies Delhi in India and sacks the city, stealing the jewels of the Peacock Throne. Famous Birthdays on March 22 1998 - Dhvani Bhanushali is an Indian singer. Born in Mumbai and educated in Dehradun, she is mostly known for her single "Vaaste" which has crossed over 700 million views on YouTube. She is also the youngest singer to hit 1 billion views on YouTube through her two singles, "Vaaste" and &

21st March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 21st March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Famous Birthdays on March 21 1942 – Patcha Ramachandra Rao, India metallurgist, educator and administrator (d. 2010) 1923 – Nirmala Srivastava, Indian religious leader, founded Sahaja Yoga (d. 2011) 1916 – Bismillah Khan, Indian shehnai player (d. 2006) 1887 – M. N. Roy, Indian philosopher and politician (d. 1954) Death Anniversaries on March 21 2003 – Shivani, Indian author (b. 1923)

20th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 20th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on March 20 World Sparrow Day 20th March in the history of India 1602 – The Dutch East India Company is established. Famous Birthdays on March 20 1615 – Dara Shikoh, Indian prince (d. 1659) Death Anniversaries on March 20 2014 – Khushwant Singh, Indian journalist and author (b. 1915) 2010 – Girija Prasad Koirala, Indian-Nepalese politician, 30th Prime Minister of Nepal (b. 1924)

Coronavirus case study - India

Coronavirus Cases in India  Coronavirus Outbreak Count in India State wise status of Covid19 cases in India Ministry of health and family welfare website 1st April 2020 List of donations made to fight against Covid-19 by celebrities, Corporates and Ministers 28th March 2020 Amid Covid19 and India under Lockdown, Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan to start telecasting on Doordarshan television from today. 27th March 2020 Indian Govt taking initiatives to provide shelter and foods for migrant labourers. 26th March 2020 Odisha to setup India's largest COVID-19 hospital with 1000 bed capacity. Indian Govt announces 1.7 Lakh Crore Package for Economy  Each farmer will get ₹2000 during month in April Women account holders in PMJDAY will be given ₹500/ month for next 3 months  Free Gas cylinders for poor families  Wage earners below ₹15,000 / month will be given 24% of their monthly wages in PF Account 80 Crore individuals would g

19th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 19th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Famous Birthdays on March 19 1924 - Faqir Chand Kohli was an Indian industrialist. He was the founder and the first CEO of Tata Consultancy Services, India's largest software services company. 1988 - Ataul Haque, Blogger at Namaste India. Death Anniversaries on March 19 1998 – E. M. S. Namboodiripad, Indian theorist and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Kerala (b. 1909) 1982 – J. B. Kripalani, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1888) 1978 – M. A. Ayyangar, Indian lawyer and politician, 2nd Speaker of the Lok Sabha (b. 1891)

18th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 18th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on this day Ordnance Factories' Day (India) 18th March in the history of India 1922 – Mohandas Gandhi is sentenced to six years in prison for civil disobedience against the unjust laws of an autocratic British Government in India, of which he serves only two. Famous Birthdays on March 18 1989 – Shreevats Goswami, Indian cricketer 1948 – Eknath Solkar, Indian cricketer (d. 2005) 1943 - Hiroo Johar, mother of Bollywood Director Karan Johar. 1938 – Shashi Kapoor, Indian actor and producer (d. 2017) 1701 – Niclas Sahlgren, Swedish businessman and philanthropist, co-founded the Swedish East India Company (d. 1776) Death Anniversaries on March 18 2007 – Bob Woolmer, Indian-English cricketer, coach, and sportscaster (b. 1948) 1871 – Augustus De Morgan, Indian-English mathe

17th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 17th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 17th March in the history of India 1959 – Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, flees Tibet for India. Famous Birthdays on March 17 1990 – Saina Nehwal, Indian badminton player 1975 – Puneeth Rajkumar, Indian actor, singer, and producer 1962 - Kalpana Chawla was an American astronaut, engineer, and the first woman of Indian origin to go to space. She first flew on Space Shuttle Columbia in 1997 as a mission specialist and primary robotic arm operator. In 2003, Chawla was one of the seven crew members who died in the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster when the spacecraft disintegrated during its re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere. Chawla is regarded as a national hero in India. (Kalpana Chawla died on February 1, 2003) 1912 – Manohar Aich, Indian bodybuilder and Mr. Universe (d. 2016) 1864 – Joseph Bapti

16th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 16th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. Famous Birthdays on March 16 1910 – Iftikhar Ali Khan Pataudi, Indian-English cricketer and politician, 8th Nawab of Pataudi (d. 1952) 1693 – Malhar Rao Holkar, Indian nobleman (d. 1766) Death Anniversaries on March 16

15th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 15th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 15th March in the history of India 2020 - Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad launched his political outfit the "Azad Samaj Party" on the Birth Anniversary of Bahujan Samajwadi Party founder Kanshi Ram. Famous Birthdays on March 15 1993 – Alia Bhatt, Actress and singer of Indian origin and British citizenship 1983 – Yo Yo Honey Singh, Indian music producer 1976 – Abhay Deol, Indian actor 1965 – Sunetra Gupta, Indian epidemiologist, author, and academic 1934 – Kanshi Ram, Indian politician (d. 2006) Death Anniversaries on March 15 2015 – Narayan Desai, Indian author and activist (b. 1924) 2013 – Kallam Anji Reddy, Indian engineer and businessman, founded Dr. Reddy's Laboratories (b. 1940) 2008 – Sarla Thakral, First Indian woman to earn a pilot's license. (b. 1914)[27] 1992 – Ra

14th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 14th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, Famous Birthdays on this day and Death Anniversaries on this day. 14th March in the history of India 2020 - India declares Covid-19 as "National Disaster". 2015 - A historic bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled at the Parliament Square, UK.14th March in the history of India. 1931 – Alam Ara, India's first talking film, is released. 1674 - The Third Anglo-Dutch War: The Battle of Ronas Voe results in the Dutch East India Company ship Wapen van Rotterdam being captured with a death toll of up to 300 Dutch crew and soldiers. Famous Birthdays on March 14 1973 – Rohit Shetty, Indian film director and producer 1972 – Irom Chanu Sharmila, Indian poet and activist 1965 – Aamir Khan, Indian film actor, producer, and director

13th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of  13th March  in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. Famous Birthdays on March 13 2010 - Kiaan Raaj Kapoor, son of Bollywood actress Karishma Kapoor 1984 – Geeta Basra, Indian actress Death Anniversaries on 13th March 1800 – Nana Fadnavis, Indian minister and politician (b. 1742)

12th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of  12th March  in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. 12th March in the history of India 2020 - First official Corona Virus death in India. A 76 year old man from Kalaburgi, Karnataka. 1993 – Several bombs explode in Mumbai, India, killing about 300 people and injuring hundreds more. 1930 – Mahatma Gandhi begins the Salt March, a 200-mile march to the sea to protest the British monopoly on salt in India. Famous Birthdays on 12th March 1984 – Shreya Ghoshal, Indian singer 1954 – Anish Kapoor, Indian-English sculptor 1917 – Googie Withers, Indian-Australian actress (d. 2011) 1913 – Yashwantrao Chavan, Indian politician, 5th Deputy Prime Minister of India (d. 1984) 1807 – James Abbott, Indian Army officer (d. 1896) Death Anniversaries on March 12 2013 – Ganesh Pyne, Indian painter and illustrator (b. 1937)

11th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of  11th March  in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. 11th March in the history of India 1999 – Infosys becomes the first Indian company listed on the NASDAQ stock exchange. 1917 – World War I: Mesopotamian campaign: Baghdad falls to Anglo-Indian forces commanded by General Stanley Maude. 1824 – The United States Department of War creates the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Famous Birthdays on 11th March 1915 – Vijay Hazare, Indian cricketer (d. 2004) Death Anniversaries on 11th March 1980 – Chandra Bhanu Gupta, Indian politician, 4th Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (b. 1902)

10th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 10th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. 10th March in the history of India 1922 – Mahatma Gandhi is arrested in India, tried for sedition, and sentenced to six years in prison, only to be released after nearly two years for an appendicitis operation. Famous Birthdays on 10th March 1945 – Madhavrao Scindia, Indian politician, Indian Minister of Railways (d. 2001) 1939 – Asghar Ali Engineer, Indian activist and author (d. 2013) 1932 – Udupi Ramachandra Rao, Indian physicist and engineer (d. 2017) Death Anniversaries on 10th March 1897 – Savitribai Phule, Indian poet and activist (b. 1831)

9th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 9th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. Famous Birthdays on 9th March 1997 - Darsheel Safary is an Indian television and film actor. Safary made his film debut with the leading role of a student with learning disorder in Aamir Khan's directorial debut, the critically acclaimed drama Taare Zameen Par, for which he won the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor. 1985 – Parthiv Patel , Indian cricketer 1982 - Mashhoor Amrohi is an Indian film Actor/Director, who has worked predominantly in Bollywood . Mashhoor Amrohi's previous film to hit the theatres was Humsey Hai Jahaan in the year 2008. 1972 - Sushant Singh is an Indian film, character actor, television actor and presenter known for his works predominantly in Hindi cinema. He made his film debut in 1998 with Ram Gopal Varma's Satya. 1970 – Naveen Jindal , Indian businessman and politician. 1956

8th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 8th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on this Day Women's Day 8th March in the history of India 1782 – Gnadenhutten massacre: Ninety-six Native Americans in Gnadenhutten, Ohio, who had converted to Christianity, are killed by Pennsylvania militiamen in retaliation for raids carried out by other Indian tribes. Famous Birthdays on March 8 1989 - Harmanpreet Kaur is an Indian cricketer. She plays as an all-rounder for the Indian women's cricket team and was awarded the prestigious Arjuna Award for Cricket in the year 2017 by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports. 1974 - Fardeen Khan is a former Indian film actor. He is the recipient of a Filmfare Award and is the son of the late actor, director, and film producer Feroz Khan. 1960 - Nirmalya Kumar is Lee Kong Chian Professor of Marketing at Singapore Management Uni

7th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 7th March in the history of India. Eminent Personalities Birthday on 7th March, major historical events of the day, deaths if any on this day. Celebrations/Observations on this Day Generic Medicines Day 7th March in the history of India 2006 – The terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba coordinates a series of bombings in Varanasi, India. Famous Birthdays on 7th March 1997 - Janhvi Kapoor is an Indian actress who works in Hindi films. Born to Sridevi and Boney Kapoor, she made her acting debut in 2018 with the romantic drama film Dhadak, which was a commercial success and earned her the Zee Cine Award for Best Female Debut. 1991 - Shantanu Maheshwari is an Indian television actor, dancer, choreographer and host. He debuted in the show "Dil Dosti Dance" on Channel V in his breakout performance as the protagonist Swayam Shekhawat. He has also won 'Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi'. Maheshwari is a part of the Desi Hoppers

6th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 6th March in the history of India, Eminent personalities Birthdays on this day, Major historical events, deaths if any on this day. Famous Birthdays on 6th March 1939 – Adam Osborne, Thai-Indian engineer and businessman, founded the Osborne Computer Corporation (d. 2003) 1912 – Mohammed Burhanuddin, Indian spiritual leader, 52nd Da'i al-Mutlaq (d. 2014) Death Anniversaries on 6th of March 2015 – Ram Sundar Das, Indian lawyer and politician, 18th Chief Minister of Bihar (b. 1921) 1981 – Rambhau Mhalgi, Indian politician and member of the Lok Sabha (b. 9 July 1921)

5th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 5th March in the history of India. Major historical events on 5th of March. Famous Birthdays and Death Anniversaries on this day. Famous Birthdays on March 5 2001 - Ibrahim Ali Khan is an Indian film actor, brother of Sara Ali Khan and son of Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh. 1966 – Aasif Mandvi, Indian-American actor, producer, and screenwriter Death Anniversaries on 5th of March 1539 – Nuno da Cunha, Portuguese admiral and politician, Governor of Portuguese India (b. 1487)

4th March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 4th March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. 4th March in the history of India Famous Birthdays on March 4 1980 – Rohan Bopanna, Indian tennis player 1973 – Chandra Sekhar Yeleti, Indian director and screenwriter 1922 – Dina Pathak, Indian actor and director (d. 2002) Death Anniversaries on March 4 2016 – P. A. Sangma, Indian lawyer and politician, Speaker of the Lok Sabha (b. 1947)[8] 2011 – Arjun Singh, Indian politician (b. 1930)

3rd March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 3rd March in the history of India, major historical events on this day, Birthdays on this day, deaths if any. Celebrations/Observations on March 3 World wildlife Day 3rd March in the history of India 1939 – In Bombay, Mohandas Gandhi begins a hunger strike in protest at the autocratic rule in British India. Famous Birthdays on 3rd March 1987 - Shraddha Kapoor is an Indian actress and singer who works in Hindi films. The daughter of actor Shakti Kapoor, she began her acting career with a brief role in the 2010 heist film Teen Patti. Kapoor gained wide recognition for playing a singer in the commercially successful romantic drama Aashiqui 2 (2013), for which she received a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Kapoor established herself with starring roles in the romantic thriller Ek Villain (2014), the dance drama ABCD 2 (2015) and the action drama Baaghi (2016). 1978 - Tanisha Mukerjee, Indian actress worked in Hindi, Telugu an

2nd March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 2nd March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. Famous Birthdays on March 2 1990 – Tiger Shroff, Indian actor Death Anniversaries on March 2 1949 – Sarojini Naidu, Indian poet and activist (b. 1879)

1st March - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 1st March in the history of India. Major historical events on this day, famous birthdays and death anniversaries on this day. Celebrations/Observations on March 1 UN Zero Discrimination Day Famous Birthdays on March 1 1980 – Abhay K, Indian poet and diplomat 1951 - Nitish Kumar, Indian Politician and current Chief Minister of Bihar. 1944 – Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, Indian politician, 7th Chief Minister of West Bengal Death Anniversaries on March 1 1989 – Vasantdada Patil, Indian politician, 5th Chief Minister of Maharashtra (b. 1917)