Tracing Your Roots



EVENT 1950 Indian Constitution came into effect


The Constituent Assembly adopted the Constitution of India, drafted by a committee headed by B.R Ambedkar, on 26 November 1949. India became a sovereign, democratic, republic after its constitution came into effect on 26 January 1950. Rajendra Prasad became the first President Of India. India held its first national elections under the Constitution in 1952, where a turnout of over 60% was recorded

1952 First National Elections of India

1960 Creation of exclusive Tamil The separation of Kerala speaking state called Tamil Nadu and Telugu speaking

regions of Madras State enabled the creation of an exclusively Tamil speaking state of Tamil Nadu.
1975 Sikkim became India’s 22nd state

the Indian protectorate of Sikkim, a referendum was held that resulted in a vote to formally join India and depose the Chogyal. On 26 April 1975, Sikkim formally became India's 22nd state. Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao (28 June 1921 – 23 December 2004) was an Indian Lawyer and politician who served as the Tenth Prime Minister of India (1991–1996).

1991 Narasimha Rao elected as the Prime Minister Of India

2004 Boxing Day Tsunami

The Boxing Day Tsunami in 2004 devastated Indian coastlines and islands, killing an estimated 18,000 and displacing around 650,000. The Tsunami was caused by a powerful undersea earthquake off the Indonesian coast. In November 2013, India launched its first Interplanetary Mission, popularly known as Mangalyaan, to Mars and, was successful, The last national general election, held in early 2014, saw a dramatic victory of BJP; it gained an absolute majority and formed the government, under the Prime Ministership of Narendra Modi, a prominent BJP leader and till then the Chief Minister of Gujarat state.

2013 India launched it’s first Interplanetary Mission


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