List of Women Events on July-1997

10- July-1997 Malleswari earns India's first gold medal in Asian weightlifting championship in Beijing.
16- July-1997 Kamal Hassan gets best actor award for ''Indian'' while Tabu bags best actress award for ''Maachis''.
24- July-1997 Mahasweta Devi, Bengali litterateur, is recipient of this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award for journalism, literature and creative communication arts for her writings on indigenous communities.
25- July-1997 Laloo Yadav resigns as Bihar Chief Minister after CBI-designated court issues an arrest warrant against him in fodder scam case. His wife, Rabri Devi, is sworn in as his successor. She becomes first woman Chief Minister of the State.