Bhagat Singh Koshyari (born 17 June 1942) is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from Uttarakhand serving as the Governor of Maharashtra. An RSS veteran, Koshyari served as National Vice President of BJP and party’s 1st State president for Uttarakhand.

Amrita Rao is an Indian film actress and model. She has appeared as the leading lady in several Hindi films of Bollywood and one movie in Telugu. Rao was born and raised in Mumbai; she made her screen debut in Ab Ke Baras (2002), for which she was nominated for the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award in 2003.

Leander Adrian Paes ( PAYSS; born 17 June 1973) is an Indian professional tennis player. Paes has won eight doubles and ten mixed doubles Grand Slam titles. He holds a career Grand Slam in men’s doubles and mixed doubles, and achieved the rare men’s doubles/mixed doubles double at the 1999 Wimbledon tournament.

Elisabeth Marie “Lisa” Haydon (born 17 June 1986) is an Australian actress, TV presenter and model, of Indian descent who mainly appears in Hindi films. Haydon made her acting debut with a supporting role in the 2010 romantic comedy Aisha and received critical praise for her performance in the comedy-drama Queen.

A. L.Vijay (born 18 June 1979), credite d in films by his mononym Vijay, is a film director who works in the Tamil film industry. Initially working as an assistant to director Suraaj, he debuted as director with films such as Kireedam and the critically acclaimed Madrasapattinam.

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1824 Bureau of Indian Affairs established.

1917 Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba started living at Hriday Kunj in Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad.

1933 The civil disobedience campaign ended.

1947 Burma was adopted as republic by constitution assembly.

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