Today in History – 29 February

Share This Post

today-in-history-29-feb

1776

The famous Purandar treaty signed between Britishers and Marathas.

1896

Morarji Ranchhodji Desai, fourth Prime Minister of India and recipient of Bharat Ratna, was born at Bhadeli village near Bulsar in Gujarat. He was former Chief Minister of Bombay Province.

1904

Rukmini Devi, renowned Bharat Natyam dancer, was born in a South Indian family with a tradition of culture and scholarship. She was nominated to Rajya Shabha in 1952 and introduced the Bill for the “”Prevention of Cruelty to Animals”

1940

Shrachandra Dayarnav Kopardekar, editor, author and publisher, was born.

1992

Rupee made partly convertible and Income Tax rates reduced in the Union budget.

Government lifts curbs on many consumer goods imports in a move to liberalise imports.

spot_img

Related Posts

Art and Literature of Middle Ages

Art during the Middle Ages was different based on...

Literature of Ancient India: Sanskrit Drama

The origin of Sanskrit drama is in obscurity; there...

The Bhakti Movement of the Medieval Age

The Bhakti Movement, one of the most remarkable features...

Saivism: Origin, Principles and Kinds

The origin of Saivism may be traced to, as...

Sikhism – An Introduction to Sikh Religion

Sikhism had its origin in the teachings of Guru...

The Gandhara Art

The Gandhara Art, justifying its name, is localized to...
- Advertisement -spot_img