Find out what happened in India on 25 September

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25-September-1524

Vasco-de-Gama was the Last Viceroy of Portuguese, who ruled India.

25-September-1857

Lucknow relief by Havelock & Outram begins.

25-September-1899

Narhar Gangadhar Apte, great Hindi writer, was born at Satara.

25-September-1914

Devilal, former deputy Prime Minister of India and leader of farmers, was born.

25-September-1916

Pandit Dindayal Upadhyay, great litterateur, philosopher, social worker and first General Secretary of UP branch, was born at Dhankia village, Rajasthan.

25-September-1919

Rayat Educational Institute (Rayat Shikshan Sanstha) was established.

25-September-1922

Shri Nath Pai, freedom fighter, Barrister and Member of Parliament, was born in Konkan region of Maharashtra.

25-September-1927

Jagmohan Amirchand was born in Hafizabad (now in Pakistan).

25-September-1928

Madhavrao Gadkari, great litterateur and editor, was born.

25-September-1936

Juliet Prowse, actress (Who Killed Teddy Bear) and dancer, was born in Bombay, India.

25-September-1946

Bishan Singh Giansingh Bedi, cricketer (mighty Indian slow left-armer 1966-79), was born in Amritsar. He received the Arjun Award (1969) and the Padmashree (1970).

25-September-1947

Kashmir accedes to Indian Union.

25-September-1954

14 Members of Parliament (MP) form a new party called the Union of Socialist Progress. Acharya Kripalani is the leader.

25-September-1962

Rajiv Ramesh Kulkarni, cricketer (Indian Test pace bowler 1986-87), was born in Bombay.

25-September-1984

Indian Army withdraws from the Golden Temple; repair of Akal Takht complete.

25-September-1985

Akali Dal wins Punjab state elections.

25-September-1990

L. K. Advani, BJP President, starts his Somnath Temple, Ayodhya Rath Yathra.

25-September-1990

S. S. Chauhan, one of the students who had suffered severe burns while trying to immolate himself in protest against implementation of Mandal Commission Report, died.

25-September-1990

Sabyasachi Mukherji, Chief Justice of Supreme Court, aged 63, died in London.

25-September-1990

Prafull Chandra Sen, former Chief Minister of West Bengal and Gandhian leader, died in Calcutta. He was 94 years old.

25-September-1993

Soli Sorabji, 63, nominated as Prosecutor of the International War Crimes Court by UN Secretary General.

25-September-1997

BAI-IBC dispute resolved.

25-September-1997

India clinches the Red & White Latif Masters International Snooker title in Karachi.

25-September-1999

Eighth SAF Games inaugurated in Kathmandu.

25-September-2000

A Delhi Court dismisses applications of three of the 17 accused seeking dropping of proceedings against them in the sensational Coomar Narain espionage case which hit the headlines and rattled the Rajiv Gandhi Government in 1985.

History to be Continued ...



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