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Narendra Damodardas Modi (born 17 September 1950) is an Indian politician serving as the 14th and current Prime Minister of India since 2014. He was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 and is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi. Modi is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist volunteer organisation.

Erode Venkatappa Ramasamy (17 September 1879 – 24 December 1973), commonly known as Periyar, also referred to as Thanthai Periyar, was an Indian social activist, and politician who started the Self-Respect Movement and Dravidar Kazhagam. He is known as the ‘Father of the Dravidian Movement’.

Sanaya Irani (now Seghal) (born 17 September 1983) is an Indian television actress. She is known for playing Gunjan in Miley Jab Hum Tum and Khushi in Iss Pyaar Ko Kya Naam Doon?. In 2015, Irani was a finalist for the eight season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa.

Nia Sharma (born 17 September 1990) is an Indian television actress who made her television debut in 2010 with the series Kaali – Ek Agnipariksha, and is known for portraying Manvi Vadhera in Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai, Roshni Desai in Jamai Raja and participating in Khatron Ke Khiladi 8.

Priya Anand (born 17 September 1986) is an Indian film actress and model who appears in Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Telugu and Kannada films. After pursuing higher studies in the US, she began a career in modelling in 2008 before making her acting debut in the Tamil film Vaamanan (2009) and then her Telugu debut in Leader a year later.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1899 First British troops leave Bombay for South Africa.

In 1924 Popati Ramchand Hiranandani, famous Hindi writer, was born at Hyderabad in Sind.

In 1950 Govt. grants diplomatic recognition to Israel.

In 1954 ndia outlaws bigamy.

In 1956 Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC ) established.