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Indian History Of Today- August 07

By on August 7, 2017
  • On 7th August 1867 the Bengali poet Pramatha Chaudhuri was born.
  • On August 7, 1871, modern artist and illustrator Abanindranath Tagore was born in the Jorasanko.
  • On August 7, 1888, Gujarati critic, poet and playwright Navalram Pandya passed away.
  • On August 7, 1905, the Indian National Congress announced the boycott of British goods for the first time since the partition of Bengal.
  • On 7th August 1925, Indian Geneticist and International Administrator Mankombu Sambasivan Swaminathan  was born.
  • On August 7, 1941, the great Indian poet, dramatist, social reformer, freedom fighter and Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore died in Calcutta.
  • The “BEST” services were started by the Mumbai Municipal Corporation on August 7, 1947.
  • On August 7, 1985, Geet Sethi defeated Bob Marshall of Australia and he became the third Indian to win the World Amateur Billiards Champion.
  • On August 7, 1990, the Indian Government accepted the Mandal Commission recommendation and decided to reserve 28% jobs for the backward classes.