Today in Indian History
Events for April 28

28-April-1701 John Norris of Britain met Aurangjeb at Parnela in South India.
28-April-1740 Thorle BajiRao Peshwa passed away at Raverkhedi near the banks of the Narmada river near Khargon and his son Balaji Baji Rao was placed on his father’s throne as the Peshwa. (22 or 28).
28-April-1848 Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Das was born in Calcutta district in Orissa.
28-April-1936 Abdul Rashid ‘Fida’ (Kishtwari), great poet, was born.
28-April-1943 Netaji Subash Chandra Bose aligned the Japanese-German submarine at Medagaskar.
28-April-1945 Ajit Manohar Pai, cricketer (one Test India v NZ 1969), was born in Bombay.
28-April-1952 The war between Japan and India ended.
28-April-1974 Gaganvihari Lallubhai Mehta, famous economist, politician and journalist, passed away.
28-April-1986 Malayalam film `Chidambaram’ directed by G. Aravindan wins best feature film award and Shyam Benegal bags the Best Director award for the Hindi film ‘Trikal’.
28-April-1992 Vinayak Krishna Gokak, famous Kannad poet and Gyanpeeth Awardee, passed away.
28-April-1993 Troops storm police complex in Srinagar and free officials from the rebelling 2000 policemen.
28-April-1996 EC orders re-polling in 69 booths in four states.

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