Today in Indian History
Events for September 6

6-September-1657 Shahjahan fell ill. His four sons Dara Shikoh, Suja, Aurangzeb and Murad advanced towards Delhi to capture the throne.
6-September-1674 Faced with a critical situation, De la Haye had to capitulate and surrender St Thome to the Dutch who allowed the Sultan of Golconda to re-occupy it.
6-September-1774 British Government supported Peshwa Raghunath Rao to re-conqure Pune.
6-September-1889 Sarat Chandra Bose, freedom fighter, journalist and leader, was born.
6-September-1903 Russia increases import duties on Indian and Ceylon tea in retaliation for British import policies in Moscow.
6-September-1905 Satyacharan Chaterjee, great Indian Geologist, was born.
6-September-1947 Indian government creates a new ministry of relief and rehabilitation of refugees.
6-September-1961 D. N. Kohli was appointed as the Narcotics Commissioner of India. He headed this office till 28-05-1966.
6-September-1965 Full scale warfare broke out all along the international border between West Pakistan and India. Pakistani troops advanced towards the Indian town of Akhnur in Kashmir and Pakistani paratroopers raided Punjab.
6-September-1972 Allauddin Khan, famous Sarod player, passed away.
6-September-1975 Dularelal Bhargav, veteran writer, passed away. He was associated with ‘Chand’ and ‘Madhuri’ magazines.
6-September-1990 Prasar Bharti’ bill passed in Parliament.
6-September-1993 CPI (M) wrests Congress (I) bastion of Chowringhee in the by-elections to the WB Assembly; Durgapur and Kurseong also won by CPI (M).
6-September-1994 Prime Minister Narsimha Rao meets with his counterpart Vo Van Kiet at Hanoi. Both countries decide to boost ties.
6-September-1995 New broad gauge train ‘Palace on Wheels’ started between Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.
6-September-1995 Salil Chaudhary, famous music director in Hindi film industry, passed away.
6-September-1995 Meenatai Thackrey, social worker and Matoshree of Shivsainik’s, passed away.
6-September-1996 A Delhi court says there are grounds for framing charges of criminal conspiracy and corruption against L.K. Advani.
6-September-1996 CBI arrests four Jharkhand Mukti Morcha leaders in bribery case.
6-September-1999 Vyjayanthimala Bali, former Congress (I) MP, joins the BJP.
6-September-2000 Telecom workers launch a nation-wide strike in protest against inadequate safeguards prior to the corporatisation of the department from October 1.

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