28 February in History


Recipient of several State awards, Vishnu Waman Shirwadkar ‘Kusumagraj’ also won National awards including the 1974 Sahitya Akademi Award in Marathi for Natsamrat, Padma Bhushan in the year 1991 and the Dnyanpith Award in 1988. Kusumagraj was also the chairperson of the World Marathi Conference in 1989. The original name of Mr. V.V. Shirwadkar was Gajanan Ranganath Shirwadkar. Once he… Read More →

An Indian lefty medium pacer during the early 80s, Karsan Devji Ghavri was born on 28 February 1951. He played in 39 Tests and 19 ODIs from 1974 to 1981. He also showcased his cricketing skills in the 1975 and 1979 World Cup Tournaments. With a long run-up and a high leaping action, Ghavri was able to create… Read More →

Dr. Rajendra Prasad, the first president of independent India, was known to be one of the greatest political leaders as well as social reformers, who in spite of being a product of the Western culture was a true Indian at heart. A lawyer by profession, this disciple of Gandhiji was one of the most crucial leaders of the Indian national… Read More →

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