Today in History – 22 February

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today in history 22 feb


Serampore of Hooghly district and Balasore cities from Dutch purchased East Indian Company.


Kawasji Nanabhai Dawar started the first Cloth Mill namely ‘Bombay Spinning Mills’.


Sir Muhammad Ekbal, writer of song ‘Sare Jahanse Achha’, was born.


Kasturba Gandhi passed away in British imprisonment in Aga Khan Palace at Pune.

Also Read: Brief biography of Mahatma Gandhi – A Journey from Mohandas to Mahatma


Nehru welcomes British independence offer, invites Muslims to join at New Delhi.


Maulana Abul Kalam Azad passed away in New Delhi, India. He was a great leader, great orator, revolutionary and fighter for national freedom. Some of his works which are the masterpieces of the Urdu language are “”Ghubari-Khatir”” and Tadhkirah””. He was Minister of Education in the first Indian Government.


Emergency and ‘MISSA’ laws were cancelled.


Judge Yeshwant Vishnu Chandrachud became the Chief Justice of India. He held this office till 11/07/1985. He was the longest-serving Chief Justice in India’s history at 7 years and 4 months.

Also Read: Meet IAS Topper Vandana Rao, Rank 4 of 2015


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