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27 February- Today in Indian history

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

Death anniversary of Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar who was the first Speaker of the Lok Sabha. He was popularly known as Dadasaheb. Death anniversary of Nanaji Deshmukh. He was an Indian educator and activist. He worked in fields of education, health, and rural self-reliance. He was honoured with Padma Vibhushan.
Death anniversary of Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar who was the first Speaker of the Lok Sabha. He was popularly known as Dadasaheb. Death anniversary of Nanaji Deshmukh. He was an Indian educator and activist. He worked in fields of education, health, and rural self-reliance. He was honoured with Padma Vibhushan.

 

 

Birth anniversary of Kusumagraj, a popular Marathi author and poet who wrote about freedom and justice. He wrote poems, novels, short stories, essays and plays. His work like the Vishakha is considered one of the masterpieces of Indian literature along with Natsamrat. He was awarded Sahitya Akademi Award for Natsamrat, Padma Bhushan and Dnyanpith Award.
Birth anniversary of Kusumagraj, a popular Marathi author and poet who wrote about freedom and justice. He wrote poems, novels, short stories, essays and plays. His work like the Vishakha is considered one of the masterpieces of Indian literature along with Natsamrat. He was awarded Sahitya Akademi Award for Natsamrat, Padma Bhushan and Dnyanpith Award.

 

27 Feb- One of the greatest Indian revolutionaries Chandrashekhar Azad shot himself after a gun fight at Alfred Park, Allahabad to ensure that British police could not arrest him. He started his involvement in the freedom struggle during the non-cooperation movement and gave his name as ‘Azad’. The title of Azad continued with his name thereafter. He later joined Hindustan Republican Association (HRA) formed by Ram Prasad Bismil and trained revolutionaries like Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Batukeshwar Dutt, and Rajguru.  He was also one of architects of Kakori Conspiracy where revolutionaries looted the Government treasury. He was one of the three people who were involved in shooting Saunders at Lahore.  On 27 Feb, he got surrounded by police and a gun fight ensured. When he had only one bullet left, he shot himself to fulfil his resolve of not being arrested ever. After India’s independence, Alfred Park was renamed Chandrashekhar Azad Park.
27 Feb- One of the greatest Indian revolutionaries Chandrashekhar Azad shot himself after a gun fight at Alfred Park, Allahabad to ensure that British police could not arrest him. He started his involvement in the freedom struggle during the non-cooperation movement and gave his name as ‘Azad’. The title of Azad continued with his name thereafter. He later joined Hindustan Republican Association (HRA) formed by Ram Prasad Bismil and trained revolutionaries like Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Batukeshwar Dutt, and Rajguru. He was also one of architects of Kakori Conspiracy where revolutionaries looted the Government treasury. He was one of the three people who were involved in shooting Saunders at Lahore.
On 27 Feb, he got surrounded by police and a gun fight ensured. When he had only one bullet left, he shot himself to fulfil his resolve of not being arrested ever. After India’s independence, Alfred Park was renamed Chandrashekhar Azad Park.

 

27 Feb- Great fire of Mumbai in 1803. A big area around old fort was. It prompted the planning of new town better space usage. This led to Malabar hill becoming the location of luxury colonial mansions.
27 Feb- Great fire of Mumbai in 1803. A big area around old fort was. It prompted the planning of new town better space usage. This led to Malabar hill becoming the location of luxury colonial mansions.

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28 Feb- Death anniversary of Shrimati Kamla Nehru, social activist and wife of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru.

28 February- Today in Indian history