Find out what happened in India on 23 October

23-October-1824
Rani Chainema fight with the Britishers at a ‘killa’ (fort) in Kitur.

23-October-1883
Mirza Mohammad Ismile, Diwan of Mysore and Prime Minister of Hydrabad and Jaipur, was born.

23-October-1883
Darashaw Nosherwan Wadia, a pioneer in Indian Geology, was born at Surat in Gujarat.

23-October-1898
Khandubhai K. Desai, politician and social reformer, was born at Bulsar in Gujarat.

23-October-1934
Gandhi resigns as leader of the All India Congress.

23-October-1943
Netaji Subash Chandra Bose inaugurated the Rani Jhansi Brigade in Azad Hind Army and announced war against the British Empire.

23-October-1959
Chinese military confrontation with India in Aksai Chin killed 17 Indian soldiers in a clash on the Kashmir border.

23-October-1973
Sambamurthy Pichhu, famous musician of Madras, died.

23-October-1985
Rajiv Gandhi went to New York for the 40th anniversary of the UN.

23-October-1990
Following the arrest of its President L. K. Advani, who was leading a rathyathra to Ayodhya at Samasthipur in Bihar, BJP withdrew support to National Front Government.

23-October-1992
The dissident ministers of Bangarappa government in Karnataka resign.

23-October-1992
UPSC decides to introduce a new essay paper for the civil services examination.

23-October-1996
Shankarsinh Waghela (Mahagujarat Janata party), new chief minister, sworn in at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
23-October-1996

Amjad Ali Khan, sarod maestro, appointed UNICEF’s national ambassador for children.
23-October-1997

I.K. Gujral, PM, leaves for Edinburgh to attend Commonwealth Heads of Govt. Meeting.
23-October-1997

Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka set deadline upto 31st October for sandalwood smuggler Veerappan to surrender.
23-October-1999

A Boeing 707 carrying Venezuela President Hugo Chavez and his entourage lands safely at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai following a suspected tyre burst.
23-October-1999

The chargesheet in Bofors case is a legal triumph, said Mr. Advani. But Congress(I) calls it as a political vendetta.
23-October-1999

V. P. Singh, former Prime Minister, tops the list of star witnesses in Bofors case.

Source:www.indianage.com

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