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9 March- Today in Indian history

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

9 March- Birthday of Shashi Tharoor, an Indian politician and former Indian Minister of External Affairs
9 March- Birthday of Shashi Tharoor, an Indian politician and former Indian Minister of External Affairs

 

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- 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).

 

Death anniversary of Bezawada Gopala Reddy, a former Union Minister of India who also served as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
Death anniversary of Bezawada Gopala Reddy, a former Union Minister of India who also served as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

 

9 March- Birth anniversary of Navalram Lakshmiram Pandya, a famous Gujarati writer and critic
9 March- Birth anniversary of Navalram Lakshmiram Pandya, a famous Gujarati writer and critic

 

9 March- Death anniversary of Kotamaraju Rama Rao, a famous Indian journalist
9 March- Death anniversary of Kotamaraju Rama Rao, a famous Indian journalist

 

9 March- Birthday of Dr Karan singh, an Indian politician who served as Sadr-i-Riyasat and Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. He is the son of last ruler of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Maharaja Hari Singh. He received the Padma Vibhushan in 2005.
9 March- Birthday of Dr Karan singh, an Indian politician who served as Sadr-i-Riyasat and Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. He is the son of last ruler of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Maharaja Hari Singh. He received the Padma Vibhushan in 2005.

 

9 March- Birthday of Ustad Zakir Hussain, famous Indian Tabla player, seen here with Birju Maharaj. He has been awarded Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan by Government of India. He has also received Sangeet Natak Akademi award.
9 March- Birthday of Ustad Zakir Hussain, famous Indian Tabla player, seen here with Birju Maharaj. He has been awarded Padma Shri and the Padma Bhushan by Government of India. He has also received Sangeet Natak Akademi award.

 

9 March- Death anniversary of Shri Jhaverchand Meghani, an Indian playwright, poet and social reformer from Gujarat. Mahatma Gandhi had given the title of ‘Rashtriya Shayar’ to him. He had authored more than 100 books.
9 March- Death anniversary of Shri Jhaverchand Meghani, an Indian playwright, poet and social reformer from Gujarat. Mahatma Gandhi had given the title of ‘Rashtriya Shayar’ to him. He had authored more than 100 books.

 

9 Mar- Death anniversary of charismatic Movie actor and director Joy Mukherjee
9 Mar- Death anniversary of charismatic Movie actor and director Joy Mukherjee
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- Today in Indian history

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