8 March in History


With the pen name of Abdul Hayee, Sahir Ludhiyanvi was popularly known as Sahir. He was born on 8 March 1921 and won a Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist for the movie Taj Mahal that released in 1963. As an Indian poet and film lyricist, Sahir wrote in the Hindi and Urdu languages. Later, he also won a… Read More →

Vasundhara Raje, a two-time BJP chief minister of Rajasthan and member of the Scindia royal family, was born on 8 March 1953 in Mumbai.

Raje’s father, Jivajirao Scindia, was the Maharaja of Gwalior. Her mother, Vijayaraje Scindia, entered politics after her husband’s death in 1961 and went on to become an important BJP leader. Raje’s brother, Madhavrao Scindia, was also… Read More →

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