Encyclopaedia of Indian Events & Dates
India, in this chronology of events, stands for the country as it is today and as it was before the Partition in 1947. This book takes off from 1424 BC, the year widely accepted by historians as that of the Battle of Mahabharata. Until the end of the 17th century, it mostly covers historical events with reference to matters concerning religion as well as the lives of luminaries. From the 18th century onwards, the chronology gradually embraces various aspects of the national panorama, including social reforms, law, politics, literature, education, sports, science, discoveries, inventions, industry, communications, cinema, etc., These are interspersed with anecdotes to make the book more interesting. The present edition has been revised till July 2008. Divided into four parts, the encyclopaedia contains: (A) a chronology of events, by year with cross-references to other years; (B) arrangement of the events by calendar dates; (C) a list of important dynasties; and (D) a full index section, as well as an extra feature, 'First time in India' Chr(45) General and Women.
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Agra Akbar Alauddin April army Ashram August Aurangzeb Bahadur Shah battle became the ﬁrst Bengal Bharat Bharat Ratna Bihar Bombay British brother built Calcutta capital captured Chand Chandra Bose Chittorgarh country’s Court cricket December defeated Delhi died dynasty East India Company established expired February Feroz ﬁfth ﬁlm ﬁrst Indian ﬁrst woman ﬁve ﬂight Gandhiji Govemment of India Govemor grandson Gujarat Hindu Hyderabad inaugurated India’s ﬁrst Indian National Congress Indira Gandhi Intemational Jahangir January July June Kashmir Khan Khilji killed King Lahore launched Lord Madras Magadha Maharashtra Mahmud Malwa Manikya Maratha March Mewar Mohan Mughal Mughal Emperor Muslim Nath Nehru Nizam November October ofﬁcers ofﬁcially Orissa Peshwa Portuguese Pradesh President Prime Minister Prince Pune Punjab Rabindranath Tagore Raja Rana ruler Samaj satellite Sepoy Mutiny September Shahjahan Shivaji Sikh Guru Singh started Subhas Chandra Bose Sultan Swami Tagore temple throne took Tughlak Shah Viceroy Women’s world record