1756 - Nawab Siraj-ud-Daula attacked Calcutta under East India Company
1991 - Rajiv Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel were given Bharat Ratna awards (posthumously)
2012 - Madhya Pradesh Government launched perennial river-lake linking project - Jamni river - Harpura project
Leander Paes (1973)
He has won eight doubles and ten mixed doubles Grand Slam titles, and is the oldest man to have won a Grand Slam title. He won both men's doubles/mixed doubles titles at the 1999 Wimbledon tournament.
He has received the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, India's highest sporting honour, in 1996–97; the Arjuna Award in 1990; the Padma Shri award in 2001 and its 3rd Highest Civilian Award the Padma Bhushan in January 2014.
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Balasaheb Devras, Sarsangh Chalak RSS (1996)
Updated 17 June 2017, 18 December 2012