Thursday, April 6, 2017

9 April - Day in History of India and Importance

1783 - Tipu Sultan drove British out of Bednoor.

1965 - Fighting erupted between Indian and Pakistani troops in Rann of Kutch.

Fighting breaks out in the Rann of Kutch between Indian and Pakistani troops. Pakistan attacked Indian borders, Sardar Post, Chhar Bet and Beria Bet, this was manned by the State Armed Police Batallions. In Kutch launched its 8th Infantry Division supported by two regiments of M47/48 Pattons.

This was followed by further activity on 5 August 1965. Between 26,000 and 33,000 Pakistani soldiers crossed the Line of Control dressed as Kashmiri locals headed for various areas within Kashmir.

1965 India - Pakistan War - 1st to 23rd, September

1984 - Captain Banihal Singh of Indian army crossed Banihal Pass with a hand glider and  created a world record.

2014 - 15 Lok Sabha Elections 2nd phase voting


Jairam Ramesh,

Jaya Bhaduri Bachchan,



Sharon Prabhakar

Updated 9 April 2017, 26 March 2015

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