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Indian History Of Today- July 17

By on July 17, 2017
  • Nizam Shah became the Sultan of Delhi on 17th July, 1489.
  • Lokmanya Tilak was arrested on July 17, 1893 for 18 months.
  • 17 July 1930 British Viceroy, Lord Irwin permits Indian moderates to meet Gandhi in jail.
  • 17 July 1935 Indian cricket umpire Ram Babu Gupta was born in Delhi.
  • On July 17, 1937, Delhi-Calcutta Express derailed in near Patna, in which 95 people were injured.
  • On July 17, 1948, the government announced that discrimination in employment against women would be eliminated and in the future women will be eligible for all public services, administrative services, and police service.
  • On 17th July 1974, Jayaprakash Narayan led a movement for the dissolution of the Bihar assembly.
  • On July 17, 1976, the politician and industrialist Arcot Ramasamy Mudaliar passed away.
  • On July 17, 1987, V. P. Singh demanding resignation from Congress; R. Venkataraman was elected the President of India.
  • The Lok Sabha rejected the no-trust motion on July 17, 1992.
  • On July 17, 1996, all the 47 cabinet ministers in Madhya Pradesh handed over the resignation to Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh.
  • Madras will be known as Chennai since 17 July 1996.
  • Kocheril Raman Narayanan was elected to the Presidency on July 17, 1997.
  • On July 17, 2000, 52 people were killed in an accident on Alliance Air Flight 7412.