1946 in India

1946 in India

"See also:"
1945 in India, other events of 1946, 1947 in India and the
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*10 May - Nehru elected leader of the Congress Party.
*19 August - Violence between Muslims and Hindus in Calcutta leaves 3000 dead.
*4 September - Street violence between Muslims and Hindus in Bombay.
*27 November - Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru appeals to the United States and the Soviet Union to end nuclear testing and to start nuclear disarmament, stating that such an action would "save humanity from the ultimate disaster."

Full date unknown

*1946 Cabinet Mission to India
*Tata Airlines renamed to Air India.
*Provincial Elections in India


*16 January - Kabir Bedi, actor.
*1 February - Giri Babu, actor.
*5 July - Ram Vilas Paswan, politician.
*20 August - N. R. Narayana Murthy, industrialist and software engineer.
*12 October - Ashok Mankad, test cricketer (d.2008).
*15 October - Victor Banerjee, actor.
*9 December - Sonia Gandhi, politician.
*14 December - Sanjay Gandhi, politician (d.1980).
*27 December - Vijay Arora, actor (d.2007).

Full date unknown

*Mani Damodara Chakyar, Kutiyattam and Chakyar Koothu artist.

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