1978 in India

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1978
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Events in the year 1978 in the Republic of India.

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Events[edit]

  • 1 January - Air India Flight 855, a Boeing 747 passenger jet, crashes into the Arabian Sea after takeoff near Bombay, killing all 213 on board.
  • 29 March – Dr. Leo Rebello pioneers a 60 lessons distance learning course in Naturopathy to train Naturopaths to serve in India’s 560,000 villages.
  • 7 November - Indira Gandhi is re-elected to the Indian parliament.
  • 19 December - Indira Gandhi is arrested and jailed for a week for breach of privilege and contempt of parliament.

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