• The first Finance Minister in the Left Front government in West Bengal Ashok Mitra passed away in Kolkata. He was 90.
  • Ravinder Sharma, fondly called Guruji, the founder of Adilabad's Kala Ashram died at the age of 65 years.
  • Veteran Marathi singer Arun Date, known for his popular song "Shukratara" had passed away in Mumbai. He was 84.
  • British film editor Anne V. Coates, who won an Oscar for David Lean’s epic film Lawrence of Arabia, has passed away. She was 92.
  • Noted Hindi film lyricist, Nandram Das Bairagi, popularly known as Balkavi Bairagi, passed away. Bairagi, a Lok Sabha member between 1984 and 1989 and also a former Rajya Sabha MP. He was 87. He wrote several Hindi poems, among which, "Jhar gaye paat, bisar gayi tehni" is considered a gem by many Hindi poets.
  • Former US astronaut Alan Bean, who was the fourth man to walk on the Moon, has died in Texas, United States. He was 86. Bean went into space twice, the first time in November 1969 as the lunar module pilot on the Apollo 12 moon-landing mission. In 1973 he was commander of the second crewed flight to Skylab- America's first space station. 
  • Former Himachal Pradesh governor and Congress leader Urmila Singh died due to prolonged illness at a private hospital in Indore. She was 71.