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Historical Event on 9/6/1995

New broad gauge train ""Palace on Wheels"" started between Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Other Historical Dates and Events
11/7/1995India opens second consulate in UK in Glasgow (first being at Birmingham).
5/29/1952The Socialist Party and Krishak Mazdoor Praja Party decide to form a single parliamentary party.
9/26/1985P.T. Usha sets record for 100m (Women) in 11.39 seconds at Jakarta.
10/2/1869Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi) born to a Bania (trading caste) family at Porbander, Kathiawar. He was the youngest of the three sons of Karamchand alias Kaba Gandhi, Prime Minister successively in Porbunder, Rajkot and Vankaner States, and his fourth wife Putlibai.
1/3/1966Chetan Jagatram Manohar Sharma, cricketer (Indian Test pace bowler, World Cup hat-trick 1987), was born in Ludhiana.
12/8/1999Brij Bhupinder Singh alias Lalli, former Punjab Minister, was arrested on charges of fraud and disappropriation of public funds.
5/14/1972Fighting between Indian and Pakistani forces along the Kashmir border reported.
1/14/1761The third and last battle of Panipat, fought between the Marathas and the Afghan invader Ahmad Shah Abadli, started. The Marathas lost 28,000 soldiers and were virtually routed in North India thus ending the Maratha hegemony.
12/14/1985Rajiv Gandhi joins the leaders of Greece, Sweden, Tanzania, Mexico and Argentina in a tele-conference as part of the UN ceremony at which they are honoured with the 'Beyond War' award.
12/11/1992UP acquistion of land in Ayodhya quashed by Allahabad High Court.