View Full History of Kolkata Communal Riots, Mahatma Gandhi’s Fast to Death, January 13
More than 100 representatives of various organizations met Gandhiji and accepted his terms for peace. After this Gandhiji agreed to break the fast. Some more important events recorded on January 13 in the history of the country and the world…
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Mahatma Gandhi’s name is present like a permanent impression not only in the minds of the Indian public but all over the world. The date 13 January has a deep association with Gandhiji. He started a fast to death on 13 January 1948 in Calcutta (now Calcutta) against the communal frenzy arising from the tragedy of Partition. It was attended by thousands of people, including Hindus and Sikhs in large numbers, and many refugees from Pakistan.
After this, on January 18, 1948, at 11.30 am, more than 100 representatives of various organizations met Gandhiji and accepted his terms for peace. After this Gandhiji agreed to break the fast. Country in world history Some more important events recorded on January 13 They are as follows:-
1709: The Mughal ruler Bahadur Shah I defeated his brother Kambaksha in a power struggle in Hyderabad, who later died of injuries.
1818: The Rana of Udaipur made an agreement with the British government to protect the kingdom of Mewar.
1849: The famous Battle of Chillianwala began during the Second Anglo-Sikh War.
1889: Assamese youth started their own literary magazine Janki.
1948: Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi started a fast to death in Calcutta, which was the last fast of his life, to maintain Hindu-Muslim unity.
1964: Fierce communal riots between Hindus and Muslims in Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal, leave at least 100 dead and over 400 injured.
1972: The Prime Minister of Ghana was ousted after a bloodless coup. The army commander takes command of the country.
1993: The US and its allies have launched airstrikes to enforce a no-fly zone in southern Iraq.
2001: An earthquake struck the Central American city of San Salvador. More than 1,000 people are expected to die.
2006: Britain has ruled out a military strike over Iran’s nuclear program.
2010: Due to the international financial crisis, Germany’s economy contracted by 5 percent in 2009. This is said to be the biggest decline since World War II.
2012: A passenger ship, the Costa Concordia, has sunk off the coast of Italy. Of the 4232 passengers and crew on board, 15 died.
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