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Dr. Vishnu Mohan Bhan (1938 - 2011)

Dr. Vishnu Mohan Bhan obtained M.Sc. (Agri.) from Agra University, and Ph.D. from IIT, Kharagpur in 1965. He was appointed Asstt. Prof. in Agronomy in 1966, Assoc. Prof. in 1971 at GBPUAT, Pantnagar; f...

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Jeevan Lal Mattoo (b. - c.1947)

Jiwan lal Mattoo belonged to a pre- Partition family of kashmiri Pandits settled in Amritsar. He was a renowned musicologist of the country who is known for his two outstanding student ; Mohd Rafi and ...

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Bishweshwar Nath Reu (1890 - 1966)

Bisheshwar Nath Reu (1890–1966) was the head of the Department of History, Department of Archaeology, the Sardar Museum, the Pustak Prakash (Manuscript Library) and Sumer Public Library of the e...

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Saroop Kishen Reu (1930 - 1992)

Pt. Swaroop Kishen Reu was born on 13th July 1930 in his ancestral house in Habba Kadal locality of the Srinagar district in Kashmir. He had his schooling in Delhi, where his father was posted. He did ...

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Anand Ram Pahalwan (deceased)

Pandit Anand Ram Pahalwan was a very renowned person. He was a Historian, a poet and the official writer of the Mughal emperor in Kashmir.|He had a very good command in Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu and Persia...

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Rajendra Nath Sheopory (1925 - 1981)

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Om Narain Shivpuri (1937 - 1990)

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Harihar Nath Hukku (1884 - d.)

Born on September 15, 1884, at Ratlam, Dr. Harihar Nath Hukku is the son of Mr. Pyare Lal Hukku of the Kashmir Police Service. Marked for brilliant career, he began his studies at Meerut College, and c...

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Manohar Lal Zutshi (1876 - 1948)

Pt Manohar Lal Zutshi was the first Kashmiri Pandit to serve the B.H.U. as its Registrar during 1917-18. He would have continued for a longer period but had to leave the post to take up another assignm...

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Daya Kishan Sapru (1916 - 1979)

D. K. Sapru or Sapru, as he was commonly known as, (March 16, 1916 - 1979) was an Indian film actor who worked as a character actor in Hindi cinema, noted for films like Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962), H...

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Mankameshwar Nath Zutshi (b. - 1966)

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Gaura Tikku (deceased)

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Upender Nath Hukku (deceased)

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Badri Nath Karnail (b. - 1871)

BADRI NATH (d. 1871), son of Pandit Gobind Ram who migrated from Kashmir to the Punjab at the beginning of the nineteenth century, entered Maharaja Ranjit Singh's army as a soldier in 1821, rising to t...

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Tej Kishen Ganjur (deceased)

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Rai Bahadur Sri Kishan kaul (1838 - d.)

Pandit Sri Krishna Kaul had his traditional education in Urdu and Persian language under the supervision of able and learned Maulvis in the Gwalior state. After completing his education he got a job in...

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Justice Ram Narain Dar (1849 - 1886)

Pandit Ram Narain Dar was born in 1849 in his ancestral house in Vachchuwali Gali in Lahore. He had his traditional education in Urduand Persian language under the guidance of learned Jl/Iaz/Ivis in aM...

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Swaroop Narain Bahadur (1866 - d.)

Rai Sahib Swaroop Narain Bahadur was the son of Pt, Shyam Narain Bahadur.His eldest son was Rai Bahadur Pt. Avatar Narain Bahadur. Sarup Narain, Rai Saheb, Assistant Settlement Officer, Dholpur and K...

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Raj Kishan Kaul (1859 - c.1911)

Adopted by his maternal Grandfather Karta krishna Kaul Raj Krishan, Rai Sahib, Diwan of Sailana State ; Kashmiri brahmin; s. of Pandit Jwalanath ; 1st ap- pointed as Agency Vakil ; subse- quently res...

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Dr. Shivji Zutshi (1922 - 2011)

Dr. Shiv Kumar Zutshi born on 20th August 1922 in a Hindu Well known Kashmiri family of Lahore and is F.Sc., H.M.B and B.B.M (Gold Medalist) by Qualification. He started practicing Homoeopathy from 194...

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Triloki Nath Kaul (1913 - 2000)

T.N.Kaul, or Tikki Bhai as he was universally known ,was the architect of India’s foreign policy under Nehru and Indira Gandhi. Born in Srinagar on 8th February 1913 to Gunvati and Tota Kaul Jal...

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Ravinder Kumar Karwayun (1932 - 2001)

Ravinder Kumar (Kashmiri: रविंदर कुमार (Devanagari), روندر کماc...

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Mukand Ram Gurtu (1831 - 1897)

Pt. Mukand Ram Gurtoo (1831-1897) had left Kashmir in mid-nineteenth century, to seek employment in Lahore. Pt. Mukand Ram was an institution builder. He went on to launch Akhbar-i-Aam(Urdu) and Mitra ...

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Rai Kishan Narain Gurtu (deceased)

Was deputy collector during the 1857 mutiny. The following account given by the Deputy Commissioner of Saugor shows the services rendered by Pandit Kishan Narayan — " On the commencement of ...

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Rai Bahadur Iqbal Kishan Tankha (1874 - 1955)

He was the native assistant to the governor general in Central India, Dewan of Narshingarh state and superintendant of Bagli state

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Rai Bahadur Nand Lal Kaul, OBE (1857 - c.1923)

Rai Bahadur Nand Lal Kaul, OBE, was born in Lahore and educated at the Amritsar Collegiate School. He started his career in the finance controller's office in Lahore but was soon transferred to Baluc...

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Sir Ganga Ram Kaula (1877 - d.)

Born on 9th May 1877, he received his education from Central Modle School and Government college, lahore. in 1896 he married Chandrani Bhagyabhari Wanchoo of Lahore. Joining as Assistant examiner of pu...

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Sir Kailas Narain (Munji) Haksar (1878 - 1953)

Bron in 1876, educated in Gwalior and Allahabad. Private sectary, Maharaja Scindia 1903; later became senior member of the board of revenue and political member; chief minister of bikaner state, 1938; ...

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Prithvi Nath Chak (c.1858 - c.1910)

Pt. Prithvi Nath Chak was called the uncrowned king of Kanpur. He was a distinguished lawyer, a philanthropist and an educationist of Kanpur, started a school in Patkapur Mohalla in the latter part of ...

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Pt.Tribhuvan Nath Sapru "Hijr" (c.1853 - c.1892)

A famous poet and founding members of the Bishan Sabha

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Durga Prasad Dhar (1918 - 1975)

Shri Durga Prasad Dhar, Indian Ambassador to the Soviet Union, passed away on the 12th June, 1975, at the age of 57. Born on April 24, 1918, Shri D. P. Dhar took his bachelor's Degree from the Punjab...

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Jeevan (1915 - 1987)

Jeevan, born as Omkar Nath Dhar (Kashmiri: ओमकार नाथ धर (Devanagari), اومکار ن�...

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Raaj Kumar (1926 - 1996)

Raaj Kumar (Born Kulbushan Pandit, October 8, 1926 – July 3, 1996) was an Indian actor in Bollywood movies. Raaj Kumar started out as sub-inspector of Mumbai police in the late 1940s before he t...

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Iqbal Kishan Taimni (1898 - 1978)

Eminent Theosophical writer. Taimni was born in Lucknow, India, in a Kashmiri Brahman family. His father was Pandit Prem Kishen Taimni. Taimni's mother passed away early, and he was brought up by his g...

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Badri Prasad Shunglu "Shaad" (c.1899 - c.1985)

Pandit Badri Prasad Shinglu was a great artist and musician and was considered an authority on Indian classical music.He was also renowned poet in Urdu and English.

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Rekha

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Yogendra

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Pt Kashyap Bandhu Kaul (1899 - 1985)

Shri Tara Chand of Gairu (Noorpur Village), popularly known as Kashyap Bandhu and Bulbul-e-Kashmir. Born in March 1899 to Thakur Bhat in Gairu (Noorpur village), he got his education up to primary st...

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Maheshwar Nath (Mallu) Kaul (1901 - 1984)

M.A. (Cantab.), Bar-at-Law, Fellow of the Royal Economics Society; (Nominated); Secretary, (i) Constituent Assembly, 1947-50, (ii) Provisional Parliament, 1950-52 and (iii) Lok Sabha, 1952-64; Member, ...

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P K Kaul (1930 - 2007)

A Post-Graduate in Economics from Allahabad University, Mr.PK Kaul was affectionately called “Don“ by his friends who were in perpetu-al awe of his vast learning and intellectual acumen. ...

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Shamsunder Nath Sopory (1910 - 1979)

Shri S N Sopory, Shammi Bhai to his friends and relatives was born on 21st august 1910 in Allahabad. He lost his parents early and was raised by his grand mother and great grand father, Pandit Raj Nath...

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Lt. Gen. kamal

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Rameshwar Nath Muttoo (c.1912 - d.)

Rameshwar Nath Muttoo also known as Ramji was born in 1912 in Banda district of United provinces. His early education was in Kanpur where he completed high school from PPN Higher secondary school and i...

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Pt.Harihar Nath Muttoo'Aasi' (c.1872 - 1957)

Adopted by Janki Nath Muttoo

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Shanti Swaroop Nehru (1904 - 1990)

Shanti Swaroop Nehru was an eminent criminal lawyer.

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Kashi Prasad Dar (deceased)

Kashi Prasad took his FA from Lahore then was in the Jail Dept....was eventually sent to Alwar where he became Superintendent of Jails and Judicial Minister. Kashi Prasad who was bestowed the Rai Sahib...

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Krishna Prasad Dar (1893 - 1977)

KRISHNA PRASAD DAR was born in Calcutta in 1893 and educated at St Zavier’s College. He chose printing as a career when little or no attention was being paid to it in India. Beginning in a small...

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Har Prasad Dar (1857 - c.1912)

Har Prasad joined the Eastern Bengal State Railway and worked his way up rapidly through the ranks becoming Chief Examiner of Accounts back in Lahore. He was the Financial Secretary of the Kashmiri Nat...

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Vijayendra

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Avtar Kishan Hangal (1917 - 2012)

Avtar Kishan Hangal (born 1917), popularly known as A. K. Hangal, is a well known Indian character actor in Hindi language films. His most notable roles are as the Inder Sen in Shaukeen, as Rahim Chach...

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Maj. Sushil Aima (1966 - 1999)

Sushil was commissioned in the army in 1988, as the years rolled by, he grew into a fine soldier, and, when the moment of ultimate challenge came, he touched the pinnacle of valour, which any soldier a...

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Dr. Bal Kishan Kaul (1867 - 1937)

Dr. Bal Kishan Kaul was born in 1866 in his haveli in Vachchuwali in the Lahore city. He had his initial education in Government College, Lahore. He then did his M.B.B.S. from the King Edward Medical C...

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Suraj Narain Bahadur (1866 - 1931)

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Raja Hari Kishan Kaul (1869 - 1941)

Raja Hari Kishan Kaul had his education in Government College Lahore and did his B.A. around 1889 from the Punjab University, Lahore, which was established by the British in 1881. He was then taken by ...

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Raja Suraj Kaul (1833 - 1901)

Pandit Suraj Kaul was only sixteen years old when his father died, but Sir John Lawrence interested himself in the boy and found him a place in the office of the Board of Administration. His first impo...

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Bishambar Nath Sahib (c.1832 - c.1907)

Pandit Bishambhar Nath was a fine specimen of the old culture. He was one of the first twelve Indians to study English in the Delhi College before the Indian mutiny, another being the grandfather of th...

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Justice Bharati

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Bishan Narain Razdan (deceased)

Bishan Narain Razdan was a pioneer of temperance work and the founder and Secretary of the Amritsar Temperance Society.

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Jagmohan Nath Raina'Shauk' (1863 - 1948)

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Pt. Sheo narain raina"Shamim" (c.1859 - c.1936)

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Chand Narain Raina"Chand" (c.1901 - c.1980)

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Pt.Daya Shankar Kaul"Naseem" (c.1811 - c.1843)

The first and foremost Kashmiri to win recognition as a literary giant in Urdu was Pandit Daya Shankar Kaul 'Nasim' of Lucknow. He was a disciple of the great Urdu poet, 'Atish Nasim's 'Gul Bakawali', ...

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Lt.Col.Ajay Mushran (1933 - 2007)

Mushran was born on 1st of July, 1933.He completed his Graduation in Arts from Mahakoshal College Jabalpur. After doing his Master's degree in Arts from Allahabad University, he joined Indian Army in 1...

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Prakash Narain Sapru (1894 - 1969)

P.N. Sapru M.A., LL.B., LL.D. (Honoris Causa ) , Bar -at -Law ; Congress (Uttar Pradesh ) was a judge of the Allahabad High Court from 1947-1954. He has been written about by Justice Douglas in his boo...

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Ratan Nath (Sarshar) Dar (c.1846 - c.1902)

Ratan Nath Dar (‘Sarshar’ was his pen-name or takhallus) was born in 1846 in a Kashmiri Pandit family domiciled in Lucknow. His father, Baij Nath Dar, was a respected and influential citi...

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Pt.Bishan Narain Dar "Abra" (1864 - 1916)

Pandit Bishan Narayan Dar, one of the most prominent nationalist leaden in the early phase of the Indian National Congress, was born at Barabanki (U.P.) in 1864. He started his education in the traditi...

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Ravi Kichlu (1932 - 1993)

Ravi Kichlu (Kashmiri: रावी किचलू (Devanagari), راوی کچلو (Nastaleeq)) (December 2...

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Vijay

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Dr. Prithvi Nath Kaula (1924 - 2009)

Padma Shree Prof. Prithvi Nath Kaul (Commonly known as P.N. Kaula in the Library Profession) was born in a lower middle class family at Haba Kadal Srinagar Kashmir on March 13, 1924. Prof. Kaula star...

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Mahesh Kaul (1911 - 1972)

Mahesh Kaul was a director - actor who worked in the Hindi Film Industry. He was born in 1911 in Jodhpur. He did his his education from Moni College, Nagpur and initially worked as a journalist and w...

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Mani Kaul (1942 - 2011)

Mani Kaul is an Indian film director. Mani Kaul is undoubtedly the Indian filmmaker who, along with Kumar Shahani, has succeeded in radically overhauling the relationship of image to form, of speech ...

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Capt. Gautam Mubayi (b. - 1965)

Captain Gautam Mubayi led a platoon of the Dogra Regiment to flush out Pakistani intruders occupying the Mendhar area of Jammu and Kashmir even after cease-fire was declared in 1965. The area was mined...

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Dipak Haksar

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Nandita

New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Lt. Gen. Ashok K Handoo (1928 - 2009)

Ashok Handoo has had an outstanding career in the Indian Army for 37 years, during which he has risen to the rank of Lieutenant General and the appointment of General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, North...

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Raj Nath Kunzru (1884 - 1971)

Pt. Rajnath, the eldest son of Pandit Ajudhianath, by his second wife, was born on 14th August, 1884. He studied upto Intermediate Class. He was well-versed in Urdu, Persian, English and Hindi and spok...

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Arjun Nath Atal (1880 - d.)

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Chandra Mohan Watal (1906 - 1949)

Chandra Mohan (1905-1949) was an Indian film actor, known for his work in Hindi cinema in the 1930s and 1940s. Born in Narsinghpur in Madhya Pradesh, he was known for his large grey eyes, voice modulat...

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Raja Gopi Nath Suthoo (1815 - 1859)

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Rani Swaroop Kumari

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Siddharth

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Justice Raj Bahadur Atal (c.1900 - 1991)

Justice Raj Bahadur Atal was in the judicial services in the Central province of India. He was known as "Judge sahib" in Gwalior and his house was generally known as Atalji ka bada. He was also the Cha...

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Yashodhra (Chunnu) Bhandari (1927 - d.)

In 1941 when Pandit Nehru's young niece decided to join the film industry not only did Yashodhara Katju become the first Kashmiri heroine of silver screen but perhaps one of the first woman from a good...

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Neeraj Kishan

New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Sanjay

New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Sir Benegal Rama Rau (1889 - 1969)

Sir Benegal Rama Rau, a member of the Indian Civil Service, was the longest serving Governor of the Bank. Prior to joining the Bank he served as the Indian Ambassador to the United States. His tenure w...

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Dhanvanthi Rama Rau (c.1893 - 1987)

Dhanvanthi Rama Rau was one of the first Indian women to attend college and to teach at an institution of higher learning in India. Her career as an educator became an avenue for her social activism. S...

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Santha Rama Rau (1923 - 2009)

Santha Rama Rau (Kashmiri: शान्ता राम राव) (24 January 1923 – 21 April 2009)[1] is best known as a Kashmiri In...

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Prem Narayan Adib (1917 - 1959)

Even though many actors like Shahu Modak, Mahipal, Trilok Kapoor, Abhi Bhattacharya, Manhar Desai, Anant Kumar, Baalakraam and Chandrakant enacted the role of Raam, when the role of Raam is mentioned, ...

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Dharam Narain Haksar (1824 - 1892)

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Shambhu Nath Pandit (c.1820 - 1867)

Shambhu Nath is famous by the name Shambhu Nath Pandit. One of South Kolkata's main road in Bhowanipur area is named after him 'Shambhu Nath Pandit Street'. Also a major hospital of South Kolkata is na...

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Rameshwar Nath Kao (1918 - 2002)

Rameshwar Nath Kao (1918-2002) was a spymaster and the first chief of India's external intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) from its founding in 1969 to 1977. Kao was one of India...

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Ajudhia Nath Kunzru (c.1840 - c.1892)

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Jagat Narain Mulla (1863 - 1938)

The greatest Criminal Lawyer in U. P. and one of the most prominent citizens of India, in his time. He has distinction of having two of his sons raised to the Bench (one Hon'ble Tej Narain Mulla), duri...

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Dewan Nand Ram Tikku (c.1775 - c.1850)

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Amar Nath Kak (1889 - 1963)

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Ram Chandra Kak (1893 - 1983)

Ram Chandra Kak (5 June 1893- 10 February 1983) was Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir during 1945-7. He was also a pioneering archaeologist who excavated the leading sites of antiquities in Kashmir a...

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Jaishree

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Ram Nath Kak (1917 - 1993)

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Arun Kumar Nehru (1944 - 2013)

Arun Nehru (अरुण नेहरू) is an Indian politician and columnist. In the 1980s he was the chief strategist for his cousin Rajiv Gandhi and a ...

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