30th SEPTEMBER TODAY IN HISTORY – DINVISHESH GHADAMODI

Today in Indian History
Events for September 30

30-September-1207 Rumi, famous Muslim Sufi poet, was born.
30-September-1687 Aurangzeb acquired the famous Golconda fort near Hyderabad from the Qutub Shahi Sultan Tana Shah due to the treachery of his General Panni.
30-September-1881 Rajah Annamalai Chettiar, famous musician, social worker and Governor of the Imperial Bank of India, was born at Kanadukattam, Tamil Nadu.
30-September-1894 Rangnath Ramchandra Diwakar, Gandhian leader, was born.
30-September-1900 Mohommad Ali Chhagla, former central minister, was born.
30-September-1908 Ram Dhari Singh Dinkar, famous Hindi novelist, was born.
30-September-1916 Jagan Nath Bhardwaj, social worker and trade unionist, was born at Chartgarh, H.P.
30-September-1922 Bakhshish Singh Nijjar, great historian and author, was born at Domeli village (Punjab).
30-September-1943 Ramanand Chattopadhyay, famous author and journalist, died.
30-September-1961 Chandrakant Sitaram Pandit, occasional Indian cricket wicket-keeper (late 80’s), was born in Bombay.
30-September-1963 The USSR openly louded Indian view on Kashmir issue. This was against Pakistan’s motives.
30-September-1972 Pakistani troops shell into the Indian zone of Kashmir.
30-September-1981 Pakistan Commando soldiers release 66 hostages in Lahore from five Khalistan hijackers and activists of the Dal Khalsa International.
30-September-1989 INS Shalki, India’s first indigenously built submarine, launched in Bombay.
30-September-1990 Former Dy PM Devilal submits his letter of resignation.
30-September-1992 Laurie Baker wins Rs. 25 lakh UN World Habitat award.
30-September-1996 Centre gives its consent to Tamil Nadu government’s decision to rename Madras as Chennai.
30-September-1996 Dr. A.T. Ariyaratne, Sri Lankan social scientist, received the Gandhi Peace Prize 1996.
30-September-1996 PVN Rao, who was to appear in court in the Pathak cheating case, gets a reprieve.
30-September-1996 Phase I assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh.
30-September-1997 24th Stock Exchange of India set up at Trivandrum.
30-September-1997 At least 20 civilians were killed and over 30 injured in unprovoked firing by Pakistani troops on Kargil town in Jammu&Kashmir.
30-September-1997 Gen. V. P. Malik takes over from Gen. Shankar Roychowdhury as Chief of Army Staff.
30-September-1999 India successfully test-fired its multi-target surface-to-air missile ‘Akash’.
30-September-1999 Hindi writer Prof. Prem Shankar and Tamil scholar Ashokamitran selected for K.K. Birla Foundation Fellowships in comparative Indian literature.
30-September-1999 A B Vajpayee, Prime Minister, calls upon the people at an election campaign in Lucknow to give him a five-year term.
30-September-2000 Gen. S. Padmanabhan takes over as the new Chief of the Army Staff from Gen. V. P. Malik.
30-September-2000 India’s Priyanka Chopra (18) wins the Miss World beauty pageant.
30-September-2000 The Government appoints Dr. D.P.S. Seth as CMD of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd.
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