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Historical Event on 2/2/2000

The Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry clears Ms. Deepa Mehta's film ''Water'' after the director agreed to make some changes in the script.

Other Historical Dates and Events
7/15/1991The 25-day-old Narasimha Rao government wins a vote of confidence in Lok Sabha by securing 241 to 111; 112 abstained.
6/6/1990GOI decides to extend validity of passports to 10 years.
12/24/1987Dr. M.G.Ramachandran, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, died. He was 70 yrs. He was posthumously awarded the 'Bharat Ratna' by the President of India. (17-1-90).
10/22/1999Balayogi is elected as Speaker of the Lok Sabha for second consecutive term.
1/30/1997Mahatma Gandhi's ashes immersed in Sangam.
2/26/1996Sahib Singh Verma sworn in as Delhi's second CM.
4/28/1974Gaganvihari Lallubhai Mehta, famous economist, politician and journalist, passed away.
12/28/1981New Government led by the Congress (I) leader K. Karunakaran installed in Kerala.
10/9/1976International Dialing Telephone Service started between Mumbai and London.
5/22/1991Sonia unanimously elected Congress President by the Working Committee. She, however, declined the offer.