1961 in India

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1961
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India

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Events in the year 1961 in the Republic of India.

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Events[edit]

  • 21 January - Queen Elizabeth II start of Royal visit
  • 12 July - Panshet Dam bursts in Pune causing a massive flood in the city of Pune. Over 1,000 people die.
  • 1 November – The Hungry generation movement is launched in Calcutta.
  • 17 December – India occupies Goa.
  • 18 December – India occupies Portuguese colonies of Goa, Damao and Diu
  • 19 December – Goa is officially ceded to India after 400 years of Portuguese rule.
  • The Tenth[1] and Eleventh Amendments of the Constitution of India (1961)
  • Anti dowry Act (1961)

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