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25 February- Today in Indian history

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

25 Feb- Birthday of Indian actor, Danny Denzonpa. He is of Nepali Sikkimese Bhutia descent and has appeared in movies of several languages. He was awarded the Padma Shree in 2003. Danny is known for his villainous and character roles and has a very successful career  spanning more than 4 decades. He also starred in the movie ‘Seven Years in Tibet’ alongside Brad Pitt.
25 Feb- Birthday of Indian actor, Danny Denzonpa. He is of Nepali Sikkimese Bhutia descent and has appeared in movies of several languages. He was awarded the Padma Shree in 2003. Danny is known for his villainous and character roles and has a very successful career spanning more than 4 decades. He also starred in the movie ‘Seven Years in Tibet’ alongside Brad Pitt.

 

25 Feb- Birth anniversary of Bengali actor and dramatist Girishchandra Ghosh. He played an instrumental role in  the golden age of Bengali theatre and is sometimes referred to as the Father of Bengali Theatre. He cofounded the first Bengali professional theatre company in 1872 and wrote more than 40 plays.
25 Feb- Birth anniversary of Bengali actor and dramatist Girishchandra Ghosh. He played an instrumental role in the golden age of Bengali theatre and is sometimes referred to as the Father of Bengali Theatre. He cofounded the first Bengali professional theatre company in 1872 and wrote more than 40 plays.

 

25 Feb- Death Anniversary of Hans Raj Khanna who was a reputed Indian lawyer & judge. He also served as the Indian Minister of Law and Justice. He is considered a legend in the history of Supreme Court of India because of his two judgements which form the basis of modern constitutional law. During emergency, his dissent claiming that the Constitution did not permit right to life and liberty to be subject to executive decree, is regarded as a landmark moment in Indian democracy. He also authored the basic structure doctrine of the Constitution of India. As a result, he was superseded for the post of Chief Justice by Indira Gandhi, despite being the senior-most judge and later served as Law Minister of India. He was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India.
25 Feb- Death Anniversary of Hans Raj Khanna who was a reputed Indian lawyer & judge. He also served as the Indian Minister of Law and Justice. He is considered a legend in the history of Supreme Court of India because of his two judgements which form the basis of modern constitutional law. During emergency, his dissent claiming that the Constitution did not permit right to life and liberty to be subject to executive decree, is regarded as a landmark moment in Indian democracy. He also authored the basic structure doctrine of the Constitution of India. As a result, he was superseded for the post of Chief Justice by Indira Gandhi, despite being the senior-most judge and later served as Law Minister of India. He was also awarded the Padma Vibhushan by the Government of India.

 

25 Feb- Birth anniversary of Indian freedom fighter Ravishankar Maharaj. Born in Kheda district Gujarat, he was one of the earliest and closest associates of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
25 Feb- Birth anniversary of Indian freedom fighter Ravishankar Maharaj. Born in Kheda district Gujarat, he was one of the earliest and closest associates of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

 

25 Feb- Birthday of Indian actress Divya Bharti. She starred in several commercially movies and was regarded as one of the finest actresses of her time.
25 Feb- Birthday of Indian actress Divya Bharti. She starred in several commercially movies and was regarded as one of the finest actresses of her time.

 

24 Feb- Birthday of Jayalalithaa, Chief minister of Tamilnadu and Indian actress. She had also served as Chief Minister of Tamilnadu in the past. Before her entry into politics, she appeared in more than 100 in Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. She had frequently worked with M. G. Ramachandran (MGR) who introduced her to politics. After death of MGR, she proclaimed herself as the political heir. She is actually the second female chief minister of Tamil Nadu after Janaki Ramachandran.

24 February- Today in Indian history

Birth anniversary of Shri Manmohan Desai, one of the most successful Hindi film-maker. He had several hit movies with Amitabh Bachchan which helped in establishing his status as a superstar of Indian cinema. He directed close to 20 films of which 13 films were stupendous hits.

26 February- Today in Indian history