1956-1966 History of India since 1984






Haryana, 1966-1984


Administration : In 1966, the new State of Haryana, a state of the Hindi-speaking people living in Indian Punjab, was carved out of the territory of the (Indian) State of Punjab. The city of Chandigarh, hitherto capital of the (East) Punjab, was contested by both Haryana and (Rest) Punjab; it was to be the capital of both and, for the time being (as of 1966) the territory of neither, given the status of union territory.
From 1967 to 1977 and from 1979 to 1985 Haryana was administrated by an INC-led government, from 1977 to 1979 by a JP-led government.

Annals : 1966 : Haryana and Chandigarh split from Punjab; Chandigarh capital of both Punjab, Haryana
1967 : state elections held; INC formed government
1967 : in Nov., in a move accompanied by violence, the government ousted the opposition regime in Haryana (BBoY 1968)
1967-1968 : president's rule
1968 : state elections held; INC formed government
1970 : an agreement regarding the annexation of Chandigarh into Punjab and the cession of Hindi-speaking villages by Punjab to Haryana signed (BBoY 1971); not implemented yet
1972 : state elections held; INC formed government
1974 : severe floods in Haryana (BBoY 1975)
1977 : state elections held; JP formed government
1979 : drought in Haryana
1981 : drought in Haryana
1982 : state elections held; INC formed government
1982 : drought in Haryana

Social History : In 1961 the population of Haryana (in its borders of 1967) was 7.5 million, in 1971 9.9 million, in 1981 12.8 million.






EXTERNAL
FILES
Birth of Haryana, from Haryana Online
Haryana History, from Wikipedia
Drought Profile : Haryana State in Northern India, by K.K. Nathan
DOCUMENTS World Statesmen : India, by Ben Cahoon
Historical Population Statistics : India, by province (J. Lahmeyer)
Statistical Reports of State Elections, from Election Commission of India
List of Governors and Chief Ministers, from Haryana Online
List of Chief Ministers of Haryana, from Wikipedia
REFERENCE Article : India, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1967 pp.407-410, 1968 pp.409-411, 1969 pp.402-404, 1970 pp.408-410, 1971 pp.388-391, 1972 pp.355-358, 1973 pp.353-356, 1974 pp.361-364, 1975 pp.380-383, 1976 pp.403-405, 1977 pp.402-404, 1978 pp.434-436, 1979 pp.426-428, 1980 pp.431-433, 1981 pp.430-432, 1982 pp.428-430, 1983 pp.423-426, 1984 pp.425-428, 1985 pp.508-511, 701-702 [G]
Article : India, in : Americana Annual 1967 pp.347-350, 1968 pp.340-344, 1969 pp.348-351, 1970 pp.350-354, 1971 pp.343-346, 1972 pp.336-341, 1973 pp.344-348, 1974 pp.290-293, 1976 pp.103, 289-292 [G]
Article : India : West Bengal, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1970-1971 pp.380-382, 1975-1976 pp.331-397, 1976-1977 pp.332-398, 1978-1979 pp.599-665, 1979-1980 pp.603-671, 1980-1981 pp.601-669, 1981-1982 pp.604-672, 1983-1984 pp.609-675, 1984-1985 pp.610-677 [G]
Article : India, in : Yearbook on International Communist Affairs 1976 pp.279-287 (Robert H. Donaldson), 1980 pp.247-252 (Walter Andersen) [G]



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First posted on May 17th 2007

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