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Historical Event on 9/23/1996

Sitaram Kesri elected provisional president of Congress (I).

Other Historical Dates and Events
5/1/1995SAARC endorses South Asia Free Trade Area (SAFTA) and establishes a South Asian Development Fund (SADF) for the economic and technical development of the subcontinent.
3/13/1991President R. Venkataraman dissolves the Lok Sabha.
4/24/1888Bishnu Ram Medhi, chief minister of Assam and Governor of Madras, was born at Hajo.
3/30/1949New Union of Greater Rajasthan was ceremonially inaugurated by Patel when the existing Union of Rajasthan was joined by four premier states of Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur and Jaisalmer. Hiralal Shastri became its first Chief Minister.
4/12/1936Nehru urges Socialism for India.
1/20/1993Karnataka ministry expanded to include 27 more members; S.M. Krishna made Dy. CM.
6/30/1991A 36-member Congress ministry led by Hiteswar Saikia assumes office in Assam.
9/16/1997General Manager of Tata Tea remanded to judicial custody on charges of abetting and aiding ULFA.
3/15/1920Ranganandhan Francis, field hockey (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56), was born.
1/16/1992Prices of steel and iron decontrolled.