1962 in India
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Timeline of Indian history
The following lists events that happened during 1962 in the Republic of India.
- President of India – until 13 May, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
- Prime Minister of India – Jawaharlal Nehru
- 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.
- The twelfth and Thirteenth Amendment of The Constitution of India
- 17 January – Karan Kapoor, actor, model and photographer.
- 3 April – Jaya Prada, actress and politician.
- 7 April – Ram Gopal Varma, film director, writer and producer.
- 27 May – Ravi Shastri, cricketer.
- 25 August – Rajiv Kapoor, actor, producer and director.
- 4 September – Kiran More, cricketer.
Full date unknown
- 11 June – Chhabi Biswas, actor (b. 1900).
- 1 July – Bidhan Chandra Roy, second Chief Minister of West Bengal (b. 1882).
- December – Annapurnanand, Hindi writer (B 21 Sep. 1895)
Full date unknown
- K. C. Dey, actor (b. 1893).
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