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Historical Event on 10/11/1996

Supreme Court ruling on change of venue of Rao's trial.

Other Historical Dates and Events
1/23/1972Bootlegger sells wood alcohol to wedding party; 100 die in New Delhi.
10/21/1934Loknayak Jayprakash Narayan and his friends established the 'Congress Socialist Party' and Acharya Narendra Dev was its President and JP was its Gen. Secretary.
2/11/199912 dalits are shot by the Ranbir Sena in Narayanpar village in Bihar.
2/2/1958Family tradition still counts for something in Indian politics. Indira Gandhi, the only daughter of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and the granddaughter of a statesman, has been elected president of the Congress party in India. Mrs. Gandhi will be installed into her new office next Sunday, and her job is not expected to be an easy one. The Congress party has been wracked by internal dissension and has been on the verge of collapse. It is hoped that Mrs. Gandhi, who is 41, will breath some new life into the party. Most of the politicians who have been arguing about the future of their party and country are fairly old. Mrs. Gandhi, who is known for her leftist sentiments, is expected to act quickly to put her own mark on party policies.
6/12/2000The Government appointed S. K. Mahajan of Delhi High Court as the chairman of the one-man tribunal to adjudicate whether or not there was sufficient cause for declaring LTTE as unlawful.
6/18/1997E.K. Nayanar, Kerala Chief Minister, meets Pope John Paul II in Vatican.
5/1/1992Seperate secretariat was established for primary education.
5/6/2000Saurav Ganguly wins the Ceat International Cricketer of the Year award 1999-2000.
4/21/1659Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj meet Saint Samarth Ramdas Swami.
2/24/1899Maheshchandra Burjorjee Bilimoria, film distributor, was born.