12 March in History


Yashwantrao Balwantrao Chavan, union minister and Maharashtra’s first chief minister, was born in the state’s Sangli district on 12 March 1913.

He was raised by his uncle and mother after his father’s death. He took part in the independence movement and in 1932 was sent to jail by the British for hoisting the tricolour. 

He studied history and political science… Read More →

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