Trisha Shetty

1991 in India

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Events in the year 1991 in the Republic of India.



  • President of India – R. Venkataraman
  • Prime Minister of India – Chandra Shekhar Singh until 21 June, P. V. Narasimha Rao
  • Events

  • 6 January - The All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers is founded in Udaipur.
  • 21 May - Assassination of Rajiv Gandhi: Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is assassinated by a LTTE Suicide Bomber in Sriperumbudur near Chennai in Tamil Nadu during the election campaign.
  • 31 May - The Government of India constitutes the Company Law Board as an independent quasi-judicial body thus giving up direct control on matters of company law.
  • 15 June - When the general election results are all compiled, the Congress Party has won a plurality of votes.
  • 21 June - Indian National Congress leader P.V. Narasimha Rao becomes Prime Minister.
  • 24 June - J. Jayalalithaa is sworn in as chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the first time.
  • 24 July - The government of India announces its New Industrial Policy, marking the start of India's economic reforms.
  • 11 October - Sikh Separatists bomb Hindu Procession in Lucknow, killing 41 people.
  • 11 December - Rapid Action Force established by Union Home Ministry.
  • Births

  • 27 September – Amzad Ali, cricketer
  • Deaths

  • 15 May - Kalindi Charan Panigrahi, poet, novelist, story writer, dramatist and essayist (born 1901).
  • 21 May - Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister (1984-1989), Bharat Ratna (1991) (born 1944).
  • 24 October - Ismat Chughtai, writer (born 1915).
  • References

    1991 in India Wikipedia

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