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Historical Event on 7/24/1991

Industrial licensing scrapped.

Other Historical Dates and Events
11/14/1919Anantrao Bhalerao, freedom fighter, journalist and editor of daily news paper ""Marathawada"", was born.
3/3/1952The Indian National Congress secured absolute majority in the Lok Sabha in the General elections.
12/25/1995First major multi-organ transplant in the country performed in Apollo Hospital in Madras.
10/4/1977Atal Bihari Vajpayee, External Affairs Minister of India, addressed the UNO General Assembly in Hindi language.
4/8/1991Prafulla Kumar Mahanta,Assam CM, steps down as party chief.
5/28/1997Former Union Ministers Arjun Singh, N.D. Tiwari, R.K. Dhawan and Madhavrao Scindia discharged in the Jain hawala case by special judge V.B. Gupta.
8/15/1947India and Pakistan gain independence (dominion status). Lord Mountbatten becomes Governor General of India and Mohammad Ali Jinnah is appointed the Governor General of Pakistan. Independent India's first cabinet meeting with Jawaharlal Nehru as Prime Minister held. Members of the first Cabinet were: 1. J. L. Nehru - PM, External and Commonwealth Relations and Scientific Research, 2. Sardar Patel - Home Information and Broadcasting and States, 3. Dr. Rajendra Praised - Food and Agriculture, 4. Maulana Azad - Education, 5. John Mathai - Railways and Transport, 6. Sardar Baldev Singh - Defence, 7. Jagjivan Ram - Labour, 8. C. H. Bhabha - Commerce, 9. R. A. Kidwai - Communications, 10. Rajkumari Amrit Kaur - Health, 11. B. R. Ambedkar - Law 12. R. K. Sanmukham Chetty - Finance, 13. Shyama Prasad Mookerji - Industries and Supplies, 14. N. V. Gadgil - Works, Mines and Power.
12/7/1999A. B. Vajpayee, Prime Minister, rejects the Opposition demand for resignation of three Central Ministers L. K. Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharati in the Ayodhya case.
2/4/1938Birju Maharaj, famous Kathak Dancer ""Guru"", was born.
6/25/1945Lord Vevil talk to the Indian political leaders.