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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
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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 dance crew who emerged as winners in the World of Dance 2015 Championship in Los Angeles.
  • 1973 - Arnab Ranjan Goswami is an Indian journalist and television news anchor, who is the editor and majority owner of the news channel Republic TV. He is also president of News Broadcasting Association's governing board.
  • 1955 - Anupam Kher is an Indian actor and the former Chairman of Film and Television Institute of India. He is the recipient of two National Film Awards and eight Filmfare Awards. He has appeared in over 500 films in several languages and many plays. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in Saaransh.
  • 1949 – Ghulam Nabi Azad, Indian politician, Indian Minister of Health and Family Welfare
  • 1911 – Sachchidananda Vatsyayan, Indian modern poet, journalist and author (d. 1987)

Death Anniversaries on March 7

  • 2015 – G. Karthikeyan, Indian lawyer and politician (b. 1949)
  • 2012 – Ravi, Indian director and composer (b. 1926)
  • 1961 – Govind Ballabh Pant, Indian lawyer and politician, 2nd Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (b. 1887)
  • 1952 – Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian guru and philosopher (b. 1893)

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