9 March in History


A member of India’s Upper House of Parliament i.e. the Rajya Sabha, Karan Singh was born on 9 March 1931. He is a senior member of the Indian National Congress Party and has served successively as Sadr-i-Riyasat and Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. He is the son of the last ruler of the erstwhile… Read More →

One of the first female stars of Indian cinema, the glamorous Devika Rani was born to a Bengali family in what is now Visakhapatnam on 30 March 1908. She died on 9 March 1994.

Devika Rani was related to the poet and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. Her father, M.N. Chaudhuri, was a senior medical office in the British army. She… Read More →

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