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Priyanka Mohan is an Indian actress and model, better known by her stage name as Avantika Mohan. She made her debut film, Yakshi – Faithfully Yours and was later seen in Malayalam films and later earned popularity through the TV series Athmasakhi for which she received two best actress award for the character called Nanditha by 24 frames film society

Kuppahalli Sitaramayya Sudarshan (born June 18, 1931) was the former sarsanghachalak (2000-2009) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist organisation which is said to be devoted to social welfare.

Dr.Anugrah Narayan Sinha (18 June 1887 – 5 July 1957), known as Bihar Vibhuti, was an Indian nationalist statesman, participant in Champaran Satyagraha, Gandhian & one of the architects of modern Bihar, who was the first Deputy Chief Minister cum Finance Minister of the Indian state of Bihar (1946–1957).

Panchu Arunachalam (18 June 1941 – 9 August 2016) was an Indian writer, director, producer and lyricist who worked in Tamil cinema. He was mentored by poet Kannadasan who was his uncle. He also worked as a lyricist in the Tamil cinema industry.

Baljit Singh Dhillon (born June 18, 1973) is a field hockey midfielder from India, who made his international debut for the Men’s National Team in 1993 during the test serie against South Africa. Nicknamed Balli, Singh Dhillon represented his native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996

Noteworthy Moments

In 1940 Forward Block Party was established.

In 1943 British Field Marshal Archibald Wavell becomes Viceroy of India.

In 1946 First Satyagraha movement was started for Goa liberation from the Portuguese.

In 1946 Congress Working Committee decides to accept Interim Government scheme.

In 1979 Sri Lanka beat India by 47 runs in Cricket World Cup upset.