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List of General Events on October-1953

4- October-1953 India elected to the UN Trusteeship Council.
7- October-1953 Chandigarh was inaugurated as capital of Punjab.
24- October-1953 Selection of the Dassault Ouragan fighter from France at this time reflected the decision to initiate diversification of supply sources. The first four of over 100 Ouragans, or 'Toofanis' as they were to become known in the IAF, reached Palam Airport from France and this type re-equipped Nos.8, 3 and 4 Squadrons in that order.