1896 in India
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Timeline of Indian history
Events in the year 1896 in India.
- In Bombay plague epidemic bubonic plague killed thousands
- A famine started in Bundelkhand and continued into 1897
- The Malabar Marriage Act, 1896 was passed
- 29 February – Morarji Desai, independence activist and 6th Prime Minister of India (died 1995).
- 1 September – A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, founder-acharya of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (died 1977).
- 27 October – Kshetresa Chandra Chattopadhyaya, scholar of Sanskrit (died 1974).
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