October 25- This Day in Indian History

Find out what happened in India on 25 October.

25-October-1296
Saint Gyaneshwar passed away. (Samadhee).
25-October-1932
Pearless' investment company was established.
25-October-1951
First General Election of India begins.
25-October-1964
First indigenous tank was manufactured in Awdi factory and was named 'Vijayant'.
25-October-1971
National Science and Technology Committee established.
25-October-1980
Sahir Ludhiyanvi, famous Urdu poet, died.
25-October-1983
Technical Cell constituteded with a view to promote the use of official language Hindi on mechanical or electronic devices.
25-October-1989
P. Baiju, Anand Shetty, Arjun Deviah, Ananda Natarajan set a record for India at the 4x100m relay meet in 40.14s at Islamabad.
25-October-1990
JD and BJP withdrew support to Rajasthan and Gujarat governments respectively.
25-October-1990
Captain Sangma, first Chief Minister of Meghalaya, died.
25-October-1995
Narsimha Rao, PM, addresses the 50th anniversary session of the UN.
25-October-1997
180mw Lower Periyar Hydroelectric Project in Kerala commissioned after 13 long years.
25-October-1999
Fixed term for Lok Sabha, Assemblies is under study, said President K R Narayanan in his address to a joint session of Parliament.
25-October-1999
Pramod Mahajan, Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, says, "No objection to Bofors discussion".
25-October-1999
US Energy Secretary Bill Richardson arrives.
25-October-2000
The BJP Legislature Party in UP elects Rajnath Singh its leader.