Saturday, June 23, 2018

23 June - Day in History of India and Importance



1757 - Battle of Plassey. Nawab of Bengal was defeated by East India Company army.
1927 - All India Radio Broadcasting Service started
1980 - Sanjay Gandhi Died in a plane crash
(I was in Hyderabad at this time)
2000 - Journalist Palagummi Sainath got Amnest International Global Award for Human Rights Journalism



Birthdays

Raj Babbar

Deaths





                                picture source: http://www.bjp.org/dr-syama-prasad-mookerjee


1953 DR. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee died in Srinagar while in detention.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syama_Prasad_Mukherjee
When Mukherjee was vice chancellor of Calcutta Univeisity, gurudev Rabindranath Tagore was the chief guet of convocation and addressed the gathering for the first time in Bengali.


1975 - Prannath Tapar, Former Chief of Army
1997 - Acharya Tulasi and Jain religion died.


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Updated on 24 June 2018, 30 November 2014



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