1992 in India


1992 in India

"See also:"
1991 in India,
other events of 1992,
1993 in India and the
Timeline of Indian history.

Events

*1 February - Chief Judicial Magistrate of Bhopal Court declares Warren Anderson, ex-CEO of Union Carbide, a fugitive under Indian law for failing to appear in the Bhopal Disaster case, and orders the Indian government to press for an extradition from the United States.
*6 December - Workers of the VHP(World Hindu Council) tear down a 16th-century mosque located in Ayodhya, in Northern India. The mosque is believed to have been built over a shrine which exhorted the small piece of land as Ram Janmabhoomi - the birthplace of Lord Rama. This is the Hindu equivalent of Bethlehem(the birthplace of Jesus). This sparks off nationwide communal riots in which some 3,000 people die.
*Government of India establishes SEBI, stock exchange regulator.

Deaths

*23 April - Satyajit Ray, filmmaker (b.1921).
*17 July - Kanan Devi, actress and singer (b.1916).
*27 July - Amjad Khan, actor and director (b.1940).

Full date unknown

*Bharat Bhushan, actor (b.1920).


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