Events, Births, and Deaths occured in year 1947

Historical Events

Hyderabad Asbestos company was started.

March 15 - Hindus and Muslims clashed in Punjab.

May 17 - Tripura is officially ceded to India after 200 years of independent rule.

August 7 - The Bombay Municipal Corporation formally took over the Bombay Electric Supply and Transport (BEST).

September 13 - Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru suggested the transfer of four million Hindus and Muslims between India and Pakistan.

October 27 - War breaks out between India and Azad Kashmir forces in Kashmir.

November - Temple at Somnath was rebuilt in November 1947, when Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel visited the area for the integration of Junagadh and mooted a plan for restoration.

November 9 - Junagadh joins the Dominion of India.

Famous Births

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Famous Deaths

May 13 - Sukanta Bhattacharya died at the age of 20 in Calcutta. He was a Bengali poet and playwright. He is one of the prominent figures of modern Bengali poetry.

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