Wednesday, May 3, 2017

7 May - Day in History of India and Importance

1834 East India Company annexed Coorg.
1849 Bethune College was started in Calcutta (Kolkata) for Women's education

1958 Acharya Kripalani was elected as the leader of a new opposition group in Parliament
1973 Foundation stone for Itanagar, the new capital of Arunachal Pradesh was laid.
1990 Shilanyas for a new Ram temple in place of Babri Masjid was attempted by Rama Janma Bhumi nyas. Government disallowed it.
1991 Haryana beat Bombay in final and won Ranji Trophy
1993 Janaki Raman Report on Harshad Mehta Stock Market Scam was released.
1996 Third and Final phase of Lok Sabha Election - 185 Lok Sabha seats went in for polls.

2014 64 LS seats went in for polling in the 8 phase of 16th Lok Sabha Elections. Record polling has happened in the all the states.

Birthdays of Great Indians

1861 -  Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore



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1889 -  Padma Bhushan Dr. Narayan Subbarao Hardikar, Journalist and Freedom Fighter

 Dr. hardikar was elected twice for the Rajya Sabha drom 1952 to 1962. Hardikar was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1958. His dress was typical of a Seva Dal Volunteer - - half pants, half sleeved shirt and a Gandhi Cap - - all in Khadi. he passed away on 26th August, 1975.
28.12.1923 is the foundation day of the Hindustani  Seva Mandal. In 1931, its name was changed to Congress Seva Dal.

1931- M.R. Pai

Mangalore Ranga Pai (7 May 1931 – 3 July 2003),

He joined the Forum of Free Enterprise, which was launched on 18 July 1956 by the late A D Shroff. In 1957, along with Nani Palkhivala. The Forum grew into a national organisation and it organised meetings on economic subjects across the country.

He left the employment in the Forum in 1976, but continued to be its vice president till his death.

He was an honorary secretary of the All-India Bank Depositors' Association and worked for consumber rights through this forum. The Indian edition of Reader's Digest, has put him on the cover of their October 1995 issue under the title M. R. Pai - Champion of the Consumer.

I listened to him once in a small meeting.

1921 - Acharya Athreya,

Acharya Athreya was a popular lyric writer for Telugu films

Acharya Aatreya (born Kilambi Venkata Narasimhacharyulu - 7 May 1921 – 13 September 1989).


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Updated 6 May 2017, 27 March 2015

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