Today in Indian History
Events for July 11

11-July-1630 Rezabeebeth Sookeas Begum passed away.
11-July-1832 British Parliament finally rejected to remove the appeal of Hindus puritans against Sutee abolition, as demanded by tradional orthodox Indians.
11-July-1882 Baba Kanshi Ram, great freedom fighter and social reformer, was born at Dada Siba village, Tehsil Dehra District, Kangra.
11-July-1897 Sibnath Banerjee, great social worker, freedom fighter and leader, was born in village Brahman Rangdia, Khulna district.
11-July-1924 Moslem-Hindu rebellion in Delhi.
11-July-1953 Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu was born in Mumbai (Mahatrahtra)
11-July-1957 Aga Sultan Sir Muhammad (1877-1957), Aga Khan III, spritual leader of Ismaeli Muhammedans, passed away. He worked for Britian in the WW I & II. Aga Khan was extremly rich, he once had himself weighed against a sack of diamonds belonging to him. He was also one among those who formed the Muslim League.
11-July-1964 M C Chagla, Union Minister of Education, turns the first sod for the foundation of the 4 ft tunnel.
11-July-1973 India frees 438 Pakistani prisoners on medical grounds.
11-July-1979 The Lok Sabha commenced a four-day debate on the no-confidence motion against the 21-month-old Janata Government.
11-July-1980 Ebbie Kodiat, Soccer(Football) player, was born in Kuwait.
11-July-1994 Delhi IG (prisons) Kiran Bedi wins Magsaysay Award for public service.
11-July-1997 Ten persons were killed as police opened fire on Dalit mob which attacked vehicles in protest against desecration of Ambedkar bust in Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar in north-east Mumbai.
11-July-1998 Indians bag a silver and a bronze at the International Physics Olympiad in Reykjavik.
11-July-1998 The Government reduces customs duty on edible oils under the Open General Licence from 20 to 10 per cent.
11-July-2000 Amrita Pritam, noted litterateur, honoured with the highest award for Punjabi literature for the century–“Shatabdi Samman.”









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