On This Day 17 September

Important Days

Marathwada Liberation Day (Maharashtra)

Important Events

1948 – The Nizam of Hyderabad surrenders his sovereignty over the Hyderabad State and joins the Indian Union.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1879 – Periyar E. V. Ramasamy, Indian businessman, social activist, and politician (d. 1973)

1915 – M. F. Husain, Indian painter and director (d. 2011)

1930 – Lalgudi Jayaraman, Indian violinist and composer (d. 2013)

1932 – Indarjit Singh, Indian-English journalist

1937 – Sitakant Mahapatra, Indian poet and literary critic

1945 – Bhakti Charu Swami, Indian religious leader

1986 – Ravichandran Ashwin, Indian cricketer

Death/ Death Anniversary