1967 in India

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1967
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Events in the year 1967 in the Republic of India.

Incumbents

Events

  • 13 May – Zakir Hussain is the first Muslim to become president of India.
  • 27 May – Naxalite Guerrilla War: Beginning with a peasant uprising in the town of Naxalbari, this Marxist/Maoist rebellion sputters on in the Indian countryside. The guerrillas operate among the impoverished peasants, fighting both the government security forces and private paramilitary groups funded by wealthy landowners. Most fighting takes place in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa and Madhya Pradesh.
  • 11 December – The 6.6 Mw Koynanagar earthquake shook western India with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe), killing 177–180 and injuring 2,272.

Sport

Births

January to June

July to December

Full date unknown

Deaths

See also

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