Today in Indian History
Events for October 25

25-October-1296 Saint Gyaneshwar passed away. (Samadhee).
25-October-1932 Pearless’ investment company was established.
25-October-1951 First General Election of India begins.
25-October-1964 First indigenous tank was manufactured in Awdi factory and was named ‘Vijayant’.
25-October-1971 National Science and Technology Committee established.
25-October-1980 Sahir Ludhiyanvi, famous Urdu poet, died.
25-October-1983 Technical Cell constituteded with a view to promote the use of official language Hindi on mechanical or electronic devices.
25-October-1989 P. Baiju, Anand Shetty, Arjun Deviah, Ananda Natarajan set a record for India at the 4x100m relay meet in 40.14s at Islamabad.
25-October-1990 JD and BJP withdrew support to Rajasthan and Gujarat governments respectively.
25-October-1990 Captain Sangma, first Chief Minister of Meghalaya, died.
25-October-1995 Narsimha Rao, PM, addresses the 50th anniversary session of the UN.
25-October-1997 180mw Lower Periyar Hydroelectric Project in Kerala commissioned after 13 long years.
25-October-1999 Fixed term for Lok Sabha, Assemblies is under study, said President K R Narayanan in his address to a joint session of Parliament.
25-October-1999 Pramod Mahajan, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, says, “”No objection to Bofors discussio
25-October-1999 US Energy Secretary Bill Richardson arrives.
25-October-2000 The BJP Legislature Party in UP elects Rajnath Singh its leader.

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