South Asia Team Gabby

Events

Indus River Civilization

2300 BCE - 1750 BCE

Invasion of Alexander the Great

326 BCE

Development and Diffusion of Sanskritic Culture

250 BCE

Rajput Dynasties North India

650 CE - 1335 CE

Battle of Plassey

1757

India comes on direct rule

1858

Indian national congress founded a forum

1885

Nationalist figurehead

1920 - 1922

Ghandi launches anti british civil disobedience campaign
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Hundreds of thousands die in widespread communal bloodshed after partiion

1947 - 1948

End of british rule and partition of subcontinent into mainly hindu india and muslim majority state of pakistan

1947

Partition: India and Pakistan

1947

War with Pakistan over disputed territory of Kashmir

1948

Mahatma Ghandi was assassinated by hindu extremists

1948

Congress Party wins first general elections under leadership of Jawaharlal Nehru.

1951 - 1952

India loses brief border war with China

1962

Death of Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru.

1964

Second war with Pakistan over Kashmir

1965

Nehru's daughter Indira Gandhi becomes prime minister

1966

Bangladesh

1971

India explodes first nuclear device in underground test.

1974

Indira Gandhi declares state of emergency after being found guilty of electoral malpractice.

1975

Indira Gandhi assassinated

1984