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5 March- Today in Indian history

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

5 March- Death anniversary of Jalal Aga, a famous Indian comedian and character actor. He was the son of popular comedian Agha and made his debut playing the young version of Dilip Kumar in the historical epic Mughal-E-Azam. He appeared in more than 60 Bollywood films.
5 March- Death anniversary of Jalal Aga, a famous Indian comedian and character actor. He was the son of popular comedian Agha and made his debut playing the young version of Dilip Kumar in the historical epic Mughal-E-Azam. He appeared in more than 60 Bollywood films.

 

5 March- Birth anniversary of Biju Patnaik, whose full name was Bijayananda Patnaik, was a famous Oriya leader and Chief Minister. He served as Chief Minister of Odisha for two terms. Biju Patnaik became a friend of Jawaharlal Nehru during Indian freedom struggle. For his support to Indonesia during its freedom struggle, Patnaik was given a honorary citizenship there was awarded the 'Bhoomi Putra', the highest Indonesian award. He also received their highest national award in 1996.
5 March- Birth anniversary of Biju Patnaik, whose full name was Bijayananda Patnaik, was a famous Oriya leader and Chief Minister. He served as Chief Minister of Odisha for two terms. Biju Patnaik became a friend of Jawaharlal Nehru during Indian freedom struggle. For his support to Indonesia during its freedom struggle, Patnaik was given a honorary citizenship there was awarded the ‘Bhoomi Putra’, the highest Indonesian award. He also received their highest national award in 1996.

 

Death anniversary of Rajasulochana who was a South Indian classical dancer and film actress. She acted in more than 300 Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi language films.
Death anniversary of Rajasulochana who was a South Indian classical dancer and film actress. She acted in more than 300 Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi language films.

 

5 March- Birth anniversary of Shushila Didi, a great Indian freedom fighter. She decided to join Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) after the hanging of Shri Ram prasad Bismil, Roshan Singh and Rajendra Lahidi. After Killing of Saunders, she arranged a house for Bhagat Singh in calcutta. After Delhi conspiracy, Sushila didi and Durga Bhabi also helped revolutionaries to escape  after arrest.
5 March- Birth anniversary of Shushila Didi, a great Indian freedom fighter. She decided to join Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) after the hanging of Shri Ram prasad Bismil, Roshan Singh and Rajendra Lahidi. After Killing of Saunders, she arranged a house for Bhagat Singh in calcutta. After Delhi conspiracy, Sushila didi and Durga Bhabi also helped revolutionaries to escape after arrest.

 

5 March- Death anniversary of Comedic actor Sunder who was active in movies between the 1950s and 1980s. He acted in several Punjabi and Hindi films as hero and in supporting roles.
5 March- Death anniversary of Comedic actor Sunder who was active in movies between the 1950s and 1980s. He acted in several Punjabi and Hindi films as hero and in supporting roles.

 

1913 – Birth Anniversary of Gangubai Hangal who was an Khyal singer of Hindustani classical music, known for her powerful voice. Hangal struggled in a society where singing was not considered an appropriate profession for women. She also served as honorary music professor in Karnataka University
1913 – Birth Anniversary of Gangubai Hangal who was an Khyal singer of Hindustani classical music, known for her powerful voice. Hangal struggled in a society where singing was not considered an appropriate profession for women. She also served as honorary music professor in Karnataka University

 

Mar 5- The British Viceroy of India signed an agreement agreeing to release of political prisoners and allowing salt to be freely used by India’s poorest
Mar 5- The British Viceroy of India signed an agreement agreeing to release of political prisoners and allowing salt to be freely used by India’s poorest
4 Mar – Death anniversary of Lala Har Dayal, great Indian revolutionary and freedom fighter. He founded the Gadar Party in America. He turned down a career in the Indian Civil Services. His thoughts and acumen inspired many Indians living overseas in Canada and the USA to fight against British Imperialism.

4 March- Today in Indian history

Mar 6- Chandrasekhar, who was the Indian prime minister for seven months, resigned. His tenure was the second shortest period after Chaudhari Charan Singh

6 March- Today in Indian history