Tuesday, February 24, 2015

24 February - Day in History of India and Importance

Central Excise Day

Tuberculosis Eradication Day

1739 - Battle of Karnal: The army of Iranian ruler Nadir Shah defeats the forces of the Mughal emperor of India, Muhammad Shah.  (India lost control of Afghanistan.)
1786 - Cornwallis appointed as Governor General of India
1924 - Mahatma Gandhi was released from Jail
1948 - Referendum in State of Junargarh
1957 - 2nd Lok Sabha General Elections began
1961 -  Madras was renamed Tamil Nadu
1988 - Prithvi test fired



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