5 March in History


The Geological Survey of India (GSI) is a government organisation which is an office associated with the Ministry of Mines of Union Government of India. Established in Calcutta on 5 March 1851, GSI conducts geological surveys and studies and is one of the oldest of such organisation in the world. GSI is also the second oldest… Read More →

Biju Patnaik, a two-time chief minister of Orissa (now Odisha) — whose interest in aviation and remarkably adventurous life as a young pilot make him stand apart from other Indian politicians — was born on 5 March 1916 in a princely family.

His parents Lakshminarayan and Ashalata were from the Ganjam district. Patnaik studied at the Ravenshaw College but discontinued… Read More →

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