14 September in Indian and World History
14 September in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons.14 September is the birth anniversary of Gopaldas Parmanand Sippy, Ram Boolchand Jethmalani, and Robin Singh.
14 September is also observed as the death anniversary of Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay.
14 September in Indian history is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the following personalities:
Gopaldas Parmanand Sippy (14 September 1915 – 25 December 2007), an Indian Hindi film producer and director born in Hyderabad, Sindh. He is known for producing many popular Bollywood blockbusters such as Sita Aur Geeta (1972), Shaan (1980), Sagar (1985), Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, and his Amar Kriti (with his son Ramesh Sippy) Sholay. He received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Mumbai International Film Festival in 2000. Sippy was also the President of the Film and TV Producers Guild of India in the 70s, 80s, and 90s. Sippy’s father’s name was Parmanand Sipahimalani and the family are Sindhi Hindus. The family was based in Karachi until 1947 when the partition of India took place and Pakistan was created. The entire province of Sindh became part of Pakistan. Most of the Hindus of Sindh were compelled to abandon their homes, lands, and properties to go as refugees to India. This was the fate of the Sipahimalani family, whose wealth made them the target of particular spite and attack. Sippy’s second son, Ramesh Sippy, is a successful filmmaker, most famous for the all-time blockbuster hit Sholay (1975) and the hugely successful TV serial Buniyaad which was telecast in the 1980s. His other son Vijay was also active in the film industry, but success largely eluded him. He was Born on 14 September 1915 in Mumbai.
Ram Boolchand Jethmalani (14 September 1923 – 8 September 2019), was an Indian lawyer and politician. He served as India’s Union minister of law and justice, as chairman of the Indian Bar Council, and as the president of the Supreme Court Bar Association. He was noted in the Indian legal fraternity for his forte in criminal law and high-profile civil cases. Throughout his political career, Jethmalani worked for improving the relations between India and Pakistan, owing to his experiences as a refugee post-partition. He was elected as a member of the Lok Sabha twice, on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tickets, from the Mumbai northwest constituency. He also served as the union minister of urban development in the first Atal Bihari Vajpayee ministry, against whom he later contested the election in the 2004 Indian general elections from the Lucknow constituency. He later returned to BJP in 2010 and was elected to the Rajya Sabha on its ticket. He authored books such as Big Egos, Small Men; Conscience of a Maverick; and Maverick: Unchanged, Unrepentant; among others. He also co-authored legal scholarly books on different fields of law. He was Born on 14 September 1923 in Mumbai.
Robin Singh is a former Indian cricketer who played in ODI cricket as well as Test cricket matches for the Indian cricket team. However, he was born on 14 September 1963 in Prince Town, Trinidad and Tobago instead of India. He played only 1 Test match and 136 ODI matches for the Indian cricket team from 1989 to 2001. In which he played the role of an all-rounder. After this, he also made a career in cricket as a coaching coach and was the captain of the Mumbai Indians franchise in the 2010 IPL of the Indian Premier League. While simultaneously serving as the coach of the Barbados Trident in the Caribbean Premier League until 2013. Apart from all this, he also coached for Deccan Chargers in IPL. He has always been fit and good in his cricket career. He was Born on 14 September 1963.
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14 September in Indian history is observed as the death anniversary of the following personalities:
Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay (23 July 1898 – 14 September 1971), a famous Bengali writer. He was awarded the ‘Jnanpith Award’ in 1966 for his famous novel ‘Ganadevata’. Tarashankar Bandyopadhyay was awarded the ‘Padma Bhushan’ in 1969 by the Government of India in the field of literature and education. He was from West Bengal. Satyajit Ray also made a film on Tarashankar’s story ‘Jalsaghar’. The Jnanpith Award was received by Sahitya Akademi in 1956 for ‘Arogya Niketan’ and in 1967 for ‘Ganadevata’. His specialty was that he continued to portray regional life in a comprehensive manner. He also got good success in this work. This was probably the biggest reason for his popularity. She died on 14 September 1971.
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Notable events on 14 September in Indian and World history
14 September 1833 – William Ventick came to India as the first Governor-General.
14 September 1917 – Russia has officially declared a republic on this day.
14 September 1949 – The Constituent Assembly gave Hindi the status of the official language of India.
14 September 1959 – Luna-2 landed on the surface of the Moon. It was the first man-made object to reach the surface of the Moon. This started the space competition in the Soviet Union and America.
14 September 1960 – OPEC was established by the mineral oil-producing countries.
14 September 2000 – Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee addressed a joint meeting of both the houses of the US Senate, the Olympic torch reached Sydney.
14 September 2009 – India defeated Sri Lanka by 46 runs to win the Compaq Cup of the tri-series. In India, Leander Paes and Lukas Delhi of the Czech Republic defeated the pair of Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles to reach the U.K. s. Open men’s doubles title.
14 September 2016 – India has so far won 4 medals in Para Olympics on this day.