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Historical Event on 7/24/1997

Country's highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna conferred on former interim Prime Minister Gulzarilal Nanda and posthumously on freedom-fighter Aruna Asaf Ali.

Other Historical Dates and Events
4/5/1663Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj attacked Shahistekhan at Pune.
3/25/1987Marxist-led alliance gets majority in Kerala and West Bengal elections .
9/3/1931Kanhaiya Prasad Sharan, politician, journalist and social worker, was born at Muzaffapur, Bihar.
3/13/1978Ghulam Mustafa Guard, cricketer (3 wkts in 2 Tests for India), passed away.
11/24/1899Pandit Hiralal Shastri, great social worker, leader and first chief minister of Rajasthan state, was born at Jobner, Jaipur District.
10/9/199627-member ministry of National Conference headed by its president Dr. Farooq Abdullah sworn-in in J&K.
2/25/1962India Congress Party wins elections.
1/1/1879Edward M Forster, English novelist (Howards End, Passage to India), was born.
9/29/1932Hamid Dalwai, Muslim social reformer, was born.
1/4/1892J. C. Kumarappa, a Gandhian by thought, was born.