June 11

Today in Indian History
Events for June 11

11-June-1901 Pramathanath Bishi, professor and Hindi writer, was born.
11-June-1907 Shantilal Jivanlal Gandhi, famous Hindi writer, was born in Mehmadabad, Gujarat .
11-June-1921 Snehlata, social reformer and politician, was born at Mathura, U.P.
11-June-1930 A cyclonic storm blew a train off the rails near Himmatnagar, Gujarat, killing at least one person and injuring many more.
11-June-1931 Purushottam Vishnu Behre, great editor, story and novel writer, was born.
11-June-1932 Minu Modi, famous industrialist, was born.
11-June-1946 Viceroy interviewed Gandhiji, and mooted proposal of Coalition Government at Centre.
11-June-1964 Dr. Jayant Narlikar, great mathematician of India, submitted his thesis to Royal Society of London.
11-June-1976 Indira Gandhi and Brezhnev sign the Moscow Declaration of Friendship and Cooperation.
11-June-1983 Ghanshyam Das Birla, great freedom fighter, social reformer, pioneer of Indian business, industry, and nationalist, died at London at the age of 89.
11-June-1984 574 Sikh army deserters arrested.
11-June-1991 Forty die in rioting in Srinigar, Kashmir.
11-June-1991 Over 106.6 million voters go to the second phase of national polls.
11-June-1995 PM leaves for 4-day official visit to France.
11-June-1996 Narasimha Rao’s name figures in fresh FIR on bribing JMM MPs case.
11-June-1997 BSE sensitive index reaches 3927
11-June-1997 I.K. Gujral, PM, asserts that India had not deployed the `Prithvi’ ballistic missile anywhere in the country or on the border.
11-June-1997 Jaspal Rana and J. Abhijit in the men’s section and Nisha Millet in the women’s section adjudged best sports persons of the National Games.
11-June-1998 Chetak helicopter of IAF rescued a Border Security Force Jawan stuck waist deep in quicksand.
11-June-1999 India provided incontrovertible tape evidence of Pakistan’s involvement in the Kargil sector. The Indian army killed 23 intruders in the Batalik and Dras sectors but lost 15 of its men.
11-June-2000 Assailants gun down 12 upper caste persons, including eight of a family in Bihar’s Nawada district.
11-June-2000 Rajesh Pilot, Congress(I) leader and former Union Minister, died in a road accident in his home constituency, Dausa.
11-June-2000 27 army personnel die after the bus carrying them plunges into a gorge at a spot 80 km from Jammu.