1954 in India
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Events in the year 1954 in the Republic of India.
- President of India – Rajendra Prasad
- Prime Minister of India – Jawaharlal Nehru
- Chief Justice of India –
- 22 March – Jayendra Saraswathi becomes the 70th Shankaracharya of Kanchi.
- 5 July – The Andhra Pradesh High Court is established.
- 11 August – Indian annexation of Dadra and Nagar Haveli: Portuguese forces surrender to the Indian SRP.
- 6 November – Bombay Electricity Board is formed.
- 7 March – Anupam Kher, actor.
- 19 March – Indu Shahani, educationist and Sheriff of Mumbai.
- 14 September – Shrikant Jichkar, politician (died 2004).
- 3 November – Laxmikant Berde, comic actor (died 2004).
- 7 November – Kamal Haasan, actor and film director.
- 9 November – Shankar Nag, actor and director (died 1990).
- 22 October – Jibanananda Das, poet, writer, novelist and essayist in Bengali (b. 1899)
- 5 December – Sir Girija Shankar Bajpai, civil servant, diplomat and Governor of Bombay (b. 1891)
- P S Lele, Dadra and Nagar Haveli: past and present, Published by Usha P. Lele, 1987,