1962 in India

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1962
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Events in the year 1962 in the Republic of India.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 3 April - Jawaharlal Nehru is elected de facto Prime Minister of India.
  • 6 May - India defeats the Philippines in the Eastern Zone final of 1962 Davis Cup at New Delhi
  • 28 July - A locust swarm threatens New Delhi.
  • 21 September - A border conflict between China and India erupts into fighting.
  • 10 October - Beginning of the Sino-Indian War, a border dispute involving two of the world's largest nations (between India and the People's Republic of China).
  • 20 October - Chinese troops invade Kashmir and capture Aksai Chin
  • 21 November - China withdraws troops from South Tibet and orders ceasefire along the McMahon Line.
  • 19 December - The last foreign-occupied territory of India, Daman and Diu, is integrated into India.

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Deaths[edit]

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