Good Governance Day
1763 - Suraj Mal Jat, Maharajah of Bharatpur was killed by Najib-ud-Daula's military.
1771 - Marathas captured Delhi and made Shah Alam II to return to Delhi after 18 years.
1924 - Birthday of Atal Behari Vajpayee
1964 - Indian ocean cyclone - 3000 killed in Tamil Nadu
1972 - Rajagopalachari passed away
2000 - Vajpayee launched Rs. 60,000 crores Gram Sadak Yojana, Village Roads Scheme
2011 - 88th Birthday - Atal Behari Vajpayee
Mayawati sacked four tainted ministers in UP govt.
Bharat Parikrama Yatra by Sitaram Kedilaya in Karawali Patha, Maharashtra
12 Hour Marathon concert being held on 25 December 2012 from 12 noon at RangSharda Auditorium, Near Lilavati Hospital, Bandra, Mumbai on the occasion of Mohammed Rafi's birthday on 24 December
News headlines - India Today
2014 - Government India declared the day as Good Governance Day. Celebration starts from this year.
1861 - Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya
1876 - Mohammed Ali Jinnah
1879 - Sadhu T.L. Vaswani
1919 - Naushad
1924 - Atal Bihari Vajpayee
1936 - Ismail Merchant
1959 - Ramdas Athavale
1954 - M.N. Roy
1972 - C. Rajagopalachary
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