December 6- This Day in Indian History

Find out what happened in India on 6 December.

6-December-1732
Warren Hastings, the first Governor-General of East India Company in India, was born in Churchill village of Oxfordshire in UK.
6-December-1756
British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta India.
6-December-1857
Raja Nahar Singh arrested by the Showers to kept him first in Motia Mahal and then at Metcalfe House, Delhi.
6-December-1892
Rukmini Lakshmipathi, great social reformer and leader, was born at Madurai.
6-December-1897
Lekhraj Kishanchand Mirchandani (Aziz), famous Sindhi poet, essay writer and critic, was born.
6-December-1907
Revolutionaries looted Chingaripota station.
6-December-1929
British Viceroy meets with Indian leaders to discuss dominion status for India.
6-December-1931
Bengal Congress to boycott British goods.
6-December-1946
Anglo-Indian talks end in failure after three days at London.
6-December-1946
Homeguard Organination was established.
6-December-1952
First Indo-Soviet Trade agreement signed.
6-December-1956
Dr. Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar (Babasaheb), great social worker, politician and writer of Indian constitution, passed away in Bombay.
6-December-1962
India closes its consulates in Communist China.
6-December-1971
US bars aid to India for aggression against Pakistan.
6-December-1976
Nana Patil, great revolutionary, passed away.
6-December-1987
MiG-29, re-christened `Baaz', inducted into the Indian Air Force.
6-December-1990
VHP-sponsored 'karseva' in Ayodhya passes off peacefully.
6-December-1992
300,000 Hindus destroy the mosque of Babri at Ayodhya, India. 4 die and BJP government in UP, led by Kalyan Singh, was dismissed and President's rule promulgated. Then countrywide riots followed. Pakistan and Bangladesh condemned demolition.
6-December-1993
Samrendra Kundu, former foreign state minister and socialist of Orrisa, passed away.
6-December-1995
The Sixth Army Ordnance Corps Reunion and Silver Jubilee of Colour Presentation was celebrated at AOC Centre with pomp and splendour, fun and gaiety and professionalism of high order. The highlights included para-dropping, AOC Kangla Tongbi, Sonet-lumiere sound and light show, Central Parade and Yaadgar Parade.
6-December-1995
Prabhakar Barve,painter of international fame, passed away.
6-December-1997
Nine persons killed and over 60 injured in bomb blasts in three trains which left Chennai. Blasts occurred in Tiruchi, Erode (Tamil Nadu) and Trissur in Kerala.
6-December-1997
Space shuttle Columbia's astronauts return to earth following a two-week science mission on an enquiry awaiting them because of botched satellite release. Columbia and its crew of six, including India-born Kalpana Chawla, swooped through a clear chilly sky and landed on runway at Kennedy Space Centre. Astronauts save runaway $10-million satellite by catching it with their hands.
6-December-1998
13th Asian Games inaugurated at Bangkok.
6-December-2000
A. B. Vajpayee, Prime Minister, said, "The Ayodhya agitation was an 'expression of nationalist feelings' and the "task has remained unfinished".
6-December-2000
Bishop Vinod Peter, National Christian Council of India president and church of North India moderator, and Rajasthan CNI Bishop Gerald Andrews die in a car accident near Jodhpur in Rajasthan.
6-December-2000
The Supreme Court gives a clean chit to former Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao upholding the trial court's order, and discharging him and former Union Minister K.K. Tewary from the 'St.Kitts forgery case'.

 

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