1993 in India

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Events in the year 1993 in the Republic of India.



  • 9 March – The All Parties Hurriyat Conference is formed in Kashmir.
  • 12 March – A series of bomb blasts, thought to be planted by underworld figures, rock the country's commercial capital of Bombay, killing some 260 people. (See 1993 Mumbai bombings.)
  • 9 April – Veerappan Gang Trapped and blew a Tamil Nadu bus carrying police, forest officials and civilians, using a landmine, which killed 22 civilians and police[11] and this incident is known as Palar blast.
  • 14 April – Sun TV, a Tamil language television station, as first regular broadcasting service to start in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.[citation needed]
  • 24 May : Veerappan and His gang Killed 6 policemen K.M.Uthappa, Prabhakara, Poovaiah, Machaiah, Swamy and Narasappa of STF commander Gopal Hosur's party and injured the police commander near Rangaswamy vaddu, M.M.Hills, Karnataka.
  • 30 September – The 6.2 Mw Latur earthquake shakes Maharashtra, India with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe) killing 9,748 and injuring 30,000.
  • Mulayam Singh Yadav elected chief minister of Uttar Pradesh for the second time.


  • 23 April – Akrit Jaswal, child physician.
  • 17 November – Ajit Ramkisan Shinde, (B.Sc.)
  • 2 August – Sravani P
  • 15 January – Ajay J, Production Engineer
  • 23 August – Ram Prashanth B.sc.,(physics)


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