Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Today in Indian History

30-March-1665Murarbaji died at Purandar fort during a battle with Dilerkhan.
30-March-1699Guru Govind Singh the 10th Guru of Sikh's established 'Khalsa Panth'.
30-March-1908Devika Rani, famous film actress, was born.
30-March-1913B. S. Soman, first Admiral of India, was born.
30-March-1919Gandhi announces resistance against Rowlatt Act.
30-March-1923New financial measures come into force, including restoration of Salt Tax.
30-March-1929Weekly postal service across 5,000-miles by aeroplane started between England and India serving India, Egypt, Palestine and Iraq in London.
30-March-1945Dr. J. J. Rawal, joint director of Nehru Planetarium of Mumbai, was born.
30-March-1949New Union of Greater Rajasthan was ceremonially inaugurated by Patel when the existing Union of Rajasthan was joined by four premier states of Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. Hiralal Shastri became its first Chief Minister.
30-March-1949Dattaram Dharmaji Hindlekar, cricketer (4 Tests for India), passed away.
30-March-1976Shankar Puroshattam Mulgaonkar 'Raghuvir', famous painter, passed away.
30-March-1977Swami Agnivesh merged his 'Bhartiya Aryasabha Party' in Janata Party.
30-March-1988Tamil Nadu beat Railways by an innings and 144 runs to win Ranji Trophy.
30-March-1989Waman Ganpat Behre `Sobat', editor of weekly, passed away.
30-March-1990Constitution (64th) Amendment Bill to extend President's rule in Punjab collapses in Lok Sabha.
30-March-1992Satyajit Ray received the honorary Oscar award..
30-March-1993Air Time Committee Chief P.S. Deodhar and its members resign in protest against the implementation of the metro channel of Doordarshan.
30-March-1993India forgoes Narmada loan balance because of World Bank's strict regulations.
30-March-1993Punjab beat Maharashtra by 120 runs to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy.
30-March-1993S. M. Pandit, famous painter, passed away.
30-March-1994Bombay beat Bengal by 8 wickets to win Cricket's Ranji Trophy.
30-March-1994Exim Policy streamlined to attract exporting community.
30-March-1994G-15 summit in New Delhi decides to set up a trade panel.
30-March-1996Congress I splits in Tamil Nadu. Group led by G.K. Moopanar makes alliance with DMK.
30-March-1997Congress Party withdraws support to the 10-month old H. D. Deve Gowda Government at the centre, and stakes its claim to form an alternative government.
30-March-1999Services regained team title in the national boxing championship in Visakhapatnam.

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