1799 - Massacre at Benaras. Deposed Nawab Wazir Ali Khan of Avadh, killed George Cherry, East India Company Resident at Benares along with some of his associates.
2013 Makara Sankraman - Pongal Festival
Government sanctioned prosecution of 21 internet firms
557-km new border road planned in Bihar - To be completed by 2016
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Vikram Pandit, Shobhan Babu, C.D. Deshmukh (1896), Rao Gopala Rao (1937), Jandhyala,