Unit 9 MWH

Main

Mohandas Ghandi campaigns for well treatment of dalits

1930

~ that decade

India's new constitution banns ill-treatment of dalits

1947

Jawaharlal Nehru = 1st Prime Minister

1947 - 1964

Independence of Pakistan and India

August 15, 1947

Established after Britain split it into a Muslim-majority area (Pakistan) and a Hindu-majority area (India).

Sri Lanka gains independence

1948

(previously named Ceylon)
name change in 1972

Pakistan and India agree to stop fighting

1949

Nehru is assasinated

1964

War over Kashmir (Pakistan and India)

1965

Indira Ghandi = Prime Minister

1966 - 1984

India launches nuclear program

1970

Green Revolution

1970

Started by Indira Ghandi in the early 1970s

Bangladesh gains independence

1971

Changes name from East Pakistan to Bangladesh after the Bengali people

Indo-Soviet Treaty of Frienship

August 1971

Indian Victory in Indian-Pakistan War

December 1971

India's 1st nuclear test explosion

1974

Deng Xiaping takes power

1976

institutes the 4 modernizations

Sikh Uprising in India

1984

Indira counters with Operation Blue Star and attacks them with in the Golden Temple

Indira assasinated

1984

Li Peng become General Secretary of CCP

1989

harsh toward students during the Middle of the Tiananmen Square protests

Tiananmen Square

May 1989 - June 1989

India's 1st nuclear weapon test

1998