16th April in Indian History!!
What happened in today's history of India? India has a rich and diverse history that spans thousands of years. From ancient civilizations to colonialism to independence and beyond, India's history is a fascinating and complex tapestry. In this article, by shaheed bhagat singh civil services academy we'll take a brief look at some of the major events that happened in India on 16 April.
|In India, the first train ran from Mumbai to Thane in 1853.
|Gandhiji declared a fast on this day in 1919 to pay tribute to those who died in the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.
|The statue of Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in 2008 in London.
|India defeated Pakistan 2–1 in the series by winning the Rawalpindi Test.