1956 in India

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1956
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India
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Events in the year 1956 in the Republic of India.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 8 March- M. Ananthasayanam Ayyangar handles the charge as Lok Sabha Speaker.
  • 20 March- Sardar Hukam Singh handles the charge as Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker.
  • 14 October – Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, Indian Untouchable leader, converts to Buddhism along with 385,000 followers. See Neo-Buddhism.
  • 1 November – The States Reorganisation Act of India reformed the boundaries and names of Indian states.
Exact date unknown

Arts and literature[edit]

Births[edit]

January to June[edit]

31 May _ Manohara Rso Kodavoor

July to December[edit]

Full date unknown[edit]

Deaths[edit]

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