1992 in India

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Events in the year 1992 in the Republic of India.



  • 1 February - Chief Judicial Magistrate of Bhopal Court declares Warren Anderson, ex-CEO of Union Carbide, a fugitive under Indian law for failing to appear in the Bhopal disaster case, and orders the Indian government to press for an extradition from the United States.
  • May - Over 200 people die in Cuttack in Odisha, after drinking illegally brewed liquor. About 600 people were hospitalised (see: 1992 Odisha liquor deaths).
  • 14 August Veerappan Gang Trapped and killed Mysore District SP, T.Harikrishna, SI Shakeel Ahmed and four constables named Benegonda, C.M.Kalappa, Sundara and M.P.Appachu, through a false informant near Meenyam in Karnataka
  • 6 December - Workers of the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP, World Hindu Council) tear down a 16th-century mosque located in Ayodhya, in Northern India. The mosque is believed to have been built over a shrine which exhorted the small piece of land as Ram Janmabhoomi - the birthplace of Lord Rama. This sparks off nationwide communal riots in which some 3,000 people die.
  • Government of India establishes SEBI, stock exchange regulator.
  • Indian Rupee exchange rate collapsed. It was 20 Rs to 1 dollar in January 1992 and it became 30 Rs to 1 dollar in December 1992. A huge 50% depreciation in value.[1]


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  • 27 January - Bharat Bhushan, actor (born 1920).
  • 23 April - Satyajit Ray, filmmaker (born 1921).
  • 17 July - Kanan Devi, actress and singer (born 1916).
  • 27 July - Amjad Khan, actor and director (born 1940).
  • 3 November - Prem Nath, actor (born 1926).
  • unknown - [ [Sunder ] ],Comedian

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  1. ^ "Interactive graph: Indian rupee vs US dollar since 1990". Ibnlive.in.com. 2012-05-24. Retrieved 2013-07-31.