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Meena is an Indian film actress who works in the South Indian film industry. Meena debuted as a child artist in the Tamil film Nenjangal in 1982 and has later appeared in films produced by various regional industries.

Palaniappan Chidambaram (born 16 September 1945) is an Indian politician and former attorney who currently serves as Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha and formerly served as the Union Minister of Finance of India.

Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi (16 September 1916 – 11 December 2004) was an Indian Carnatic singer from Madurai, Tamil Nadu. She was the first musician ever to be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour.

Chaudhary Devi Lal (born Devi Dayal; 25 September 1915 – 6 April 2001) was an Indian politician who served as 6th Deputy Prime Minister of India from 1989–91 in the governments of V. P. Singh and Chandra Shekhar.

Byrraju Ramalinga Raju (born 16 September 1954) is the former chairman and CEO of Satyam Computer Services, from 1987 until 7 January 2009. Raju stepped down following his admission to embezzlement from the company to the tune of Rs 71.36 billion (approximately US$1.5 billion), including Rs 50.40 billion (approximately US$1 billion) of non-existent cash and bank balances.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1913 Kasturba Gandhi was arrested.

In 1955 Leopold C. M. S. Amery, British minister of Colonies (India), died at the age of 81.

In 1973 Abasaheb Mujumdar, great musician, died.

In 1977 Kesarbai Kerkar, famous classical singer, died in Bombay .

In 1996 First one-day international in Canada played between India and Pakistan at Toronto.