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1 March- Today in Indian history

1 March- Today in Indian history.  (important events from Indian history, birthdays, death anniversaries and other events which affected India’s future)

March 1- Birth anniversary of Pareshchandra Bhattacharya, former Governer of Indian Reserve Bank He opposed the nationalising of private banks in India and reduced the size of the currency notes for economic reasons. Industrial Development Bank of India & Unit Trust of India were established during his tenure
March 1- Birth anniversary of Pareshchandra Bhattacharya, former Governer of Indian Reserve Bank. He opposed the nationalising of private banks in India and reduced the size of the currency notes for economic reasons. Industrial Development Bank of India & Unit Trust of India were established during his tenure

 

March 1- Birthday of M. K. Stalin, Tamil actor and politician. He served as the Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and Mayor of Chennai from 1996 to 2002. He is son of Tamil Nadu politician Karunanidhi.
March 1- Birthday of M. K. Stalin, Tamil actor and politician. He served as the Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and Mayor of Chennai from 1996 to 2002. He is son of Tamil Nadu politician Karunanidhi.

 

March 1- Purandhar Treaty was signed between Marathas and British Army. After death of Madhavrao Peshwa, his brother Narayanrao became Peshwa. His uncle had his nephew assassinated although he was not the legal heir. Narayanrao's widow, gave birth to a son who was named Sawai Madhavrao. Nana Phadnavis tried to name the infant as the new Peshwa and rule under him. Raghunathrao sought help from British and signed Treaty of Surat. British promised to give him 2,500 soldiers but the British Calcutta Council condemned the Treaty and annulled it. The Treaty of Purandhar (1 March 1776) annulled the Surat treaty.
March 1- Purandhar Treaty was signed between Marathas and British Army. After death of Madhavrao Peshwa, his brother Narayanrao became Peshwa. His uncle had his nephew assassinated although he was not the legal heir. Narayanrao’s widow, gave birth to a son who was named Sawai Madhavrao. Nana Phadnavis tried to name the infant as the new Peshwa and rule under him. Raghunathrao sought help from British and signed Treaty of Surat. British promised to give him 2,500 soldiers but the British Calcutta Council condemned the Treaty and annulled it. The Treaty of Purandhar (1 March 1776) annulled the Surat treaty.

 

March 1- Birth anniversary of Mr Kartar Singh Duggal, an Indian writer who has been prolific in Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi, and English. He has written short stories, dramas, novels plays. He also served as Director, All India Radio and was awarded Padma Bhushan by Government of India in 1988 and the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship
March 1- Birth anniversary of Mr Kartar Singh Duggal, an Indian writer who has been prolific in Punjabi, Urdu, Hindi, and English. He has written short stories, dramas, novels plays. He also served as Director, All India Radio and was awarded Padma Bhushan by Government of India in 1988 and the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship

 

March 1- Birth Anniversary of R. P. Goenka, founder of RPG Group, an Indian industrial conglomerate. He attended Presidency College in Kolkata and Harvard University. He also served as a M.P. in the upper house of the Indian Parliament.
March 1- Birth Anniversary of R. P. Goenka, founder of RPG Group, an Indian industrial conglomerate. He attended Presidency College in Kolkata and Harvard University. He also served as a M.P. in the upper house of the Indian Parliament.
29 Feb- Birth anniversary of Shri Morarji Desai, the 4th Prime Minister of India. He served as the prime Minister from 1977 to 1979 as the head of India's first non-Congress Government. He also commands great respect on international front due to his peace activism and efforts to initiate peace between Pakistan and India. He also helped in restoring relations with China and Pakistan after India's first nuclear test in 1974. Morarji was also conferred Pakistan's highest civilian award of Nishan-e-Pakistan.

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