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Indian History Of Today- August 21

By on August 21, 2017
  • On August 21, 1540, the historian and translator `Abd al-Qadir Bada’uni was born.
  • On 21 August 1879, the famous nationalist and mill owner Jahangir Bomanji Petit was born.
  • Indian musician Vishnu Digambar Paluskar died on August 21, 1931.
  • Gujarati poet and writer Ramnarayan Vishwanath Pathak died in Mumbai on August 21, 1955.
  • On August 21, 1978, Indian cricketer Vinoo Mankad died in Mumbai.
  • A law was passed on August 21, 1972, to protect the extinct lions, tigers and other animals.
  • Indian independence activist, social reformer and journalist Kaka Kalelkar died on August 21, 1981.
  • Prasar Bharati Bill went into the Lok Sabha on August 21, 1990.
  • Indian American astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar died on 21st August 1995.
  • Krishan Kant assumed the position of Vice-President of India on August 21, 1997.