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Farooq Sheikh or Farooque Sheikh (born 25 March 1948) is an Indian actor, philanthropist and a popular television presenter. He is best known for his films during the 1970s and 1980s. His major contribution was in Parallel Cinema or the New Indian Cinema.

Usha is a matronymic, not a family name, and the person should be addressed by her given name, Nyla Nyla Usha is an Indian film actress, anchor, and radio jockey. After working for nearly a decade as an RJ at Hit 96.7 in Dubai, she entered the Indian film industry in 2013 with Kunjananthante Kada.

Yograjsingh Bhagsingh Bhandal, popularly known as Yograj Singh or simply Yograj pronunciation (help•info) (born 25 March 1958 in Chandigarh, Punjab, India) was an Indian cricketer who played one Test and six ODIs for India as a right-arm fast-medium bowler.

Leslie Walter Claudius (born March 25, 1927 in Bilaspur) was an Indian field hockey player, of Anglo-Indian descent. In 1971 he was awarded the Padma Shri. He is in the Guinness Book of World Records along with Udham Singh for having won the maximum number of Olympic medals in field hockey.

Chaudhary Birender Singh Dumerkhan (born 25 March 1946) is a senior Indian political leader. He previously served as Minister of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Sanitation & Drinking Water as well as the Union Minister of Steel from 2016 to 2019 in the Narendra Modi led NDA Government in India.

Usha Mehta (25 March 1920 – 11 August 2000) was a Gandhian and freedom fighter of India. She is also remembered for organizing the Congress Radio, also called the Secret Congress Radio, an underground radio station, which functioned for few months during the Quit India Movement of 1942.

Noteworthy Moments

In 1609 Henry Hudson embarks on an exploration for Dutch East India Co. at Pulicat.

In 1898 Swami Vivekanand accepted Sister Nivedita as his disciple.

In 1898 Dalpatrai (Dalpatram Dahyabhai Trawadi), modern Gujrati poet, passed away.

In 1911 L. D. Swamikannu publishes “Manual of Indian Chronology” in Bombay.

In 1931 50 killed in riots in India; Gandhi assaulted.