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Historical Event on 7/6/1998

Salman Khursheed is appointed the new UPCC(I) chief. While Tindivanam K. Ramamurthy is the new TNCC(I) chief, Sat Mahajan has been appointed HPCC(I) president.

Other Historical Dates and Events
1/22/1903Shankar Das Banerji, lawyer and politician, was born at Calcutta.
2/15/1967Fourth General Election of Lok Sabha begins.
9/23/1992Indian-designed pilotless target aircraft 'Lakshya' successfully tested.
3/3/1989Gwal Pahari in Haryana switched on the solar energy centre of the first pilot 50 kilowatt solar power plant.
9/10/1920Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao was born at Hadagali in Karnataka. In 1945 he put forward the ""theory of estimation"" in statistics. His formulae and therorems, for instance the ""Cramer-Rao inequality"", ""The Fisher-Rao theorem"" and ""Rao-Black Wellistaion"" are now part of any standard textbook of statistics. For his significant contributions, Rao received the S. S. Bhatnagar Award, the Meghnad Saha Medal and the Guy medal.
10/2/1939Budhisagar Krishnappa Kunderan, cricketer (Indian keeper-batsman of 60's), was born in Mangalore.
12/27/1977The Congress party splits into two factions, one supporting and one opposing Indira Gandhi.
1/15/1899Musaffir, Giani Gurmukh Singh, writer and politician, was born at Udhwal (Pakistan).
7/16/1856Ishwar Chand Vidyasagar, on the request of Governor Lord Canning, instituted a law announcing the right of Hindu widows for re-marriage.
5/7/1985Adoor Gopalakrishnan adjudged Best Director (Mukhamukham) in national film awards.