1947-1971 History of India since 2000






Uttar Pradesh 1971-2000


Administration : The administration of Uttar Pradesh from 1971 to 1977 and from 1980 to 1989 by INC-led governments, from 1977-1980 by JP-led governments, from 1989-1990 by a JD-led government, from 1990-1991 by a SJP-led government, from 1991-1992 and from 1997-2002 by BJP-led governments, from 1993-1995 by an SP-led govrnment, in 1995 and in 1997 by a BSP-led government.

Annals : 1971 : Hindu-Muslim riot at Aligarh
1973 : Provincial Armed Constabulary joined student strikers in Lucknow & elsewhere; disarmed by military (BBoY 1974)
1974 : state elections held; INC formed government
1977 : state elections held; JP formed government
1978 : UP suffered from severe floods (BBoY 1979)
1979 : Religious clashes in Aligarh (BBoY 1980)
1980 : Caste clashes in UP; religious riots in Aligarh (BBoY 1981)
1980 : state elections held; INC formed government
1982 : Hindu-Muslim riot at Meerut (Brass)
1984 : Anti-Sikh riot in Uttar Pradesh
1985 : state elections held; INC formed government
1986 : Hindu-Muslim riot at Meerut (Brass)
1986 : stampede during Kumbha Mela celebration (BBoY 1987)
1987 : Hindu-Muslim riot at Meerut (Brass)
1989 : declaration of Urdu as an additional official language in UP caused riots (BBoY 1990)
1989 : state elections held; JD formed government
1990 : Hindu-Muslim riot at Meerut (Brass)
1990 : BJP began campaign for constructing a Hindu temple at site of Babri Mosque, Ayodhya, UP; subsequent riots (BBoY 1991)
1991 : Hindu-Muslim riot at Meerut (Brass)
1991 : state elections held; BJP formed government
1992 : Babri Mosque in Ayodhya demolished; Hindu-Muslim riots (BBoY 1993)
1992 : BJP government dismissed; presidential rule imposed (BBoY 1993)
1993 : state elections held; SP formed government
1994 : demands for the establishment of Uttarakhand made (BBoY 1995)
1996 : state elections held; BSP formed government
1996 : creation of Uttarakhand promised (BBoY 1997)
2000 : Uttaranchal (Uttarakhand) separated from Uttar Pradesh

Social History : In 1971 the population of Uttar Pradesh was 88.3 million, in 1981 110.8 million, in 1991 139.1 million, in 2001 166.0 million.
The Statesman's Yearbook, based on censi, gives the literacy rate of Uttar Pradesh in 1991 57.7 %, in 2001 57.36 % (70.23 % for men). In 1991, 80.1 % of the population were Hindu, 17.2 % Muslim.






EXTERNAL
FILES
Development of an Institutionalised Riot System in Meerut City, 1961 to 1982, by Paul R. Brass
Article Babri Mosque, from Wikipedia
Modern History of Utar Pradesh, from Wikipedia
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 Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh, from Wikipedia
REFERENCE Article : India, in : Britannica Book of the Year 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, 1986 pp.698-699, 1987 pp.473-475, 667-668, 1988 pp.431-432, 619-620, 1989 pp.431-432, 620-621, 1990 pp.448-450, 635-636, 1991 pp.430-432, 620-621, 1992 pp.402-404, 619-620, 1993 pp.404-406, 628-629, 1994 pp.404-406, 627-628, 1995 pp.419-420, 628-629, 1996 pp.416-418, 628-629, 1997 pp.430-432, 626-627 [G]
Article : India, in : The Statesman's Year-Book 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, 1985-1986 pp.613-680, 1986-1987 pp.616-683, 1987-1988 pp.622-689, 1988-1989 pp.624-691, 1989-1990 pp.630-698, 1990-1991 pp.631-699, 1991-1992 pp.628-697, 1992-1993 pp.701-771, 1993-1994 pp.704-770, 1994-1995 pp.696-762, 1995-1996 pp.693-759, 1996-1997 pp.635-701, 1997-1998 pp.640-707, 1998-1999 pp.690-758, 2000 pp.796-872 [G]
Article : India, in : Americana Annual 1972 pp.336-341, 1973 pp.344-348, 1974 pp.290-293, 1976 pp.103, 289-292, 1988 pp.275-276, 1989 pp.273-276, 1990 pp.267-270, 1992 pp.276-278, 1993 pp.276-278, 1994 pp.275-277, 1998 pp.272-274 [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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