Agarwal, Durga

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Agarwal, Durga Gender: F
Kanupriya Agarwal
born on 3 October 1978 at 11:14 (= 11:14 AM )
Place Calcutta, India, 22n32, 88e22
Timezone IST h5e30 (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 09°40' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 21°11 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 25°58'


Indian newsmaker, claimed as that country's first and the world's second test-tube baby. She was conceived by Dr. Subhash Mukhopadhyay using in-vitro fertilisation and born 67 days after the first IVF baby Louise Brown in the United Kingdom. Mukhopadhyay was harassed by the state government of West Bengal, and not allowed to share his achievements with the international scientific community. He committed suicide on 19 June 1981.

Agarwal works in Delhi for a Multinational Company as a Marketing Executive.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Encyclopaedia of Indian Events & Dates" by S.B. Bhattacherje (Sterling, 2009), p. A251: "India's first and the world's second test-tube baby Durga Agarwal, a daughter of Bela Agarwal, [was] born at 11.14 A.M. on October 3 [1978] in Belle Vue Nursing Home of Calcutta."


  • Personal : Birth : Test tube baby
  • Vocation : Business/Marketing : Product Marketing (Marketing Executive)