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Historical Event on 7/24/1985

Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sikh leader Sant Harchand Singh Longowal of Akali Dal signed a peace contract known as 'Punjab Accord' thus ending the four-year agitation in Punjab.

Other Historical Dates and Events
4/9/1965After Indo-Pak conflict of 1965, the Raksha Medal, Samar Seva Star and some others were introduced.
6/2/1900Sri Ram Sharma Acharya, freedom fighter, social reformer and leader, passed away.
7/18/1993India beats France 3-2 in a sensational Davis Cup tie to enter into the semi-final.
1/29/1992India and Israel decide to establish full diplomatic relations.
10/28/1999The Delhi High Court stays TRAI's plan to introduce free incoming calls on mobile phones from November 1.
4/2/1996Tamil Maanila Congress (Moopanar) party registered and recognised.
4/14/1990Veena Vidwan S. Balachander passed away.
5/11/1999Supreme Court confirms the death sentence on four of the 26 accused in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, reduces to life imprisonment the sentence on three others and acquits the remaining 19.
3/12/1967Indira Gandhi became Prime Minister of India for the second time after winning the General Elections.
3/4/1995Kakrapar nuclear power station's second unit located near Surat synchronised to the western grid after mandatory tests.