India After Independence Timeline

Recently we have celebrated the 70th Indian independence day. The history of Indian is an important topic in UPSC IAS Exam. The UPSC has declared the dates for IAS Prelims and mains exam. Most of them will be in the race of revision. UPSC IAS exam is all about hard work and smart study. If you have the right strategy, you can easily crack this exam easily. India marks 70 years of independence on August 15, celebrating the end of British colonial rule in 1947.

To spice up your UPSC IAS prelims preparation we would like to give some easy capsule for retention. Here we are giving a timeline of Indian after independence. Modern history is an important topic in Prelims exam. This timeline will help you to study polity, history and some economic aspects as well.

India After Independence Timeline (1947-2017)

1947

India got independence

1947

Integration of princely states | Jawaharlal Nehru- first Prime Minister

1948

Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi | C. Rajagopalachari as Governor General

1948

India Pakistan war on Kashmir territory

1949

New constitution is adopted by the Indian Constituent Assembly.

1950

India became Republic | The Constitution comes into force

1950

Dr. Rajendra prasad -First President

1951

First amendment | First five-year plan

1952

First general election | Panchayati Raj

1954

Indo-Chinese Panchsheel Treaty

1955

The Imperial Bank of India transformed into the State Bank of India.

1958

Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act is passed

1961

Indian troops conquered the Portuguese territories of Goa, Daman, and Diu

1962

India china war

1965

India Pakistan war | Hindi becomes the official language of India

1966

Tashkent conference

1969

Nationalization of Banks

1971

India-Pakistan war and creation of Bangladesh | Simla Agreement

1971

Twenty-year treaty of friendship signed with the Soviet Union

1973

Oil crisis

1974

first nuclear test at Pokhran

1975

State of emergency | Launch of first Indian satellite, Aryabhatta

1980

20 point program

1984

Assassination of Indira Gandhi | Bhopal gas tragedy

1988

SEBI was established

1991

Economic reforms | Devaluation

1999

Kargil war

 

2000

Creation of new States of Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Uttranchal

2002

Gujarat riot

2004

Launches an application for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council

2004

Tsunami

2006

US and India sign a nuclear agreement

2007

First women President-Pratibha Patil

2008

Moon mission-Chandrayaan-1

2013

Mars Orbiter Mission

2015

India and Bangladesh sign a historic deal | First space laboratory Astrosat

2016

India- France to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets| India becomes a member of MCTR

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