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Javagal Srinath (born 31 August 1969) is a former Indian cricketer and currently an ICC match referee. He is considered among India’s finest fast bowlers, and is the first Indian fast bowler to take more than 300 wickets in One Day Internationals.Srinath was a frontline fast bowler for the Indian cricket team until his retirement, and the second Indian pace bowler (after Kapil Dev) to take 200 Test wickets.

Jayasurya (born in Thrippunithura, Kochi, India) is an Indian film actor and comedian. Jayasurya made his debut in 2001 in the Malayalam film Dosth as a junior artist. He was able to make a mark for himself in the industry with performances in films such as Swapnakkoodu (2003), Pulival Kalyanam (2003), Chathikkatha Chanthu (2004),.

Rituparno Ghosh is a Bengali film director. He has won 10 National Film Awards in India and several awards at international film festivals abroad. Ghosh was born and brought up in Kolkata.

Raj Kumar Yadav (born on August 31, 1984), is an Indian actor who appears in Bollywood films. He is graduate from Pune’s Film and Television Institute of India, Yadav was a theatre person before he was cast in with Dibakar Banerjee’s Love Sex aur Dhokha in 2010.

Amrita Pritam born as Amrita Kaur (August 31, 1919 – October 31, 2005) was a Punjabi writer and poet, considered the first prominent woman Punjabi poet, novelist, and essayist, and the leading 20th-century poet of the Punjabi language, who is equally loved on both the sides of the India-Pakistan border, with a career spanning over six decades.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1928 Nehru report published in India; demands dominion status in British Empire.

In 1947 Nehru visits the riot-affected Punjab with Liaqat Ali and Sardar Patel.

In 1956 The President of India gave his consent to the States Reorganistion Bill.

In 1967 Satyajit Ray receives the Ramon Magsaysay Award.

In 1993 Pranab Mukherjee rejoins the Union cabinet as Commerce Minister.