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8 March- Today in Indian history

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

8 March- Birth anniversary of Damerla Rama Rao, an Indian artist who started ‘Rajahmundry chitra kalashala’ and trained several youngsters. He was one of first artists to paint nude paintings of Indian women. Some of his famous paintings include Siddartha ragodayam and Kaartika pournami.
8 March- Birth anniversary of Damerla Rama Rao, an Indian artist who started ‘Rajahmundry chitra kalashala’ and trained several youngsters. He was one of first artists to paint nude paintings of Indian women. Some of his famous paintings include Siddartha ragodayam and Kaartika pournami.

 

8 March- Death Anniversary of Sir George Abraham Gearson, a linguistic scholar who conducted India’s Linguistic Survey and obtained information on more than 360 languages & dialects.
8 March- Death Anniversary of Sir George Abraham Gearson, a linguistic scholar who conducted India’s Linguistic Survey and obtained information on more than 360 languages & dialects.

 

8 March- Death anniversary of Shri Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher, the first chief minister of Bombay State which consisted of present-day states of Maharashtra & Gujarat of India. He was awarded Padma Vibhushan for his contributions.
8 March- Death anniversary of Shri Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher, the first chief minister of Bombay State which consisted of present-day states of Maharashtra & Gujarat of India. He was awarded Padma Vibhushan for his contributions.

 

8 March- Birth Anniversary of Sahir Ludhiyanvi, a famous film lyricist from India. His real name was Abdul Hayee and he wrote in both Hindi and Urdu. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1971 for his contribution towards Indian cinema.
8 March- Birth Anniversary of Sahir Ludhiyanvi, a famous film lyricist from India. His real name was Abdul Hayee and he wrote in both Hindi and Urdu. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1971 for his contribution towards Indian cinema.
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9 March- Death anniversary of Indian actress Devika Rani Roerich who was active in movies during 1930s and 1940s. She is acknowledged as the first lady of Indian cinema. Her on-screen pairing with Ashok Kumar was extremely popular in India. Following Himashu Rai's death, she took over control of his studio and produced several films. She later married Russian painter Svetoslav Roerich, leading thereafter life of a recluse. She was awarded Padmashri, Dadasaheb Phalke Award and Soviet Land Nehru Award (1990).

9 March- Today in Indian history