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Events for September 2

2-September-1573Akbar won the war near Ahmedabad and captured Gujrat.
2-September-1894Vinayak Mishra, famous Oriya litterateur, critic and historian, was born.
2-September-1911Chamaklal Dahyabhai Vyas, great poet, was born at Gujarat, Vyara.
2-September-1918Datta Deshmukh, water expert and President of `Lalnishan Party', was born.
2-September-1946Jawaharlal Nehru, was sworn in as the Prime Minister of the Interim Government of Undivided india, against Partition.
2-September-1946Pratham Chaudhary (Birbal), modern Bengali poet and critic, passed away.
2-September-1947Gandhiji is mobbed in Calcutta house; gives up idea of Noakhali visit. Peace efforts intensified.
2-September-1956Collapse of a RR bridge under a train kills 120 (India).
2-September-1960Dr. Shankar Purushottam Adharkar, famous Botanist in India, passed away.
2-September-1970Parliament abolishes the privileges of 279 maharajahs in New Delhi.
2-September-1970President V. V. Giri inaugurated, Vivekanand Rock Memorial' at Kanyakumari.
2-September-1976Vishnu Sakharam Khandekar, famous marathi story writer, novelist and Gyanpeeth Awardee, passed away.
2-September-1984Thousands of Sikhs rally at Golden Temple to protest govt. occupation in Amritsar.
2-September-1992Delhi High Court indicts CBI in Bofors case; FIR and letters rogatory quashed.
2-September-1992Shripad Deshpande, senior journalist, passed away.
2-September-1993Vice Admiral V.S. Shekhawat appointed new naval chief.
2-September-1996Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand beats Garry Kasparov in Rapid Chess tournament in Geneva.
2-September-1998Nishant, the pilotless training aircraft developed by DRDO, is successfully flown from Chandipore.

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