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2016 Local

Posted by emblica on December 31, 2016



  • 5 April –Bihar state imposed liquor ban.
  • 2016 Ujjain Simhastha Kumbha Fair organized between 22 April and 21 May. Nearly 75 million people visited the fair during this one-month period.
  • 10 April –Puttingal temple fire caused 107 deaths.






  • 2 October –2016 Baramulla attack
  • 13 October – BJP joined People’s Party of Arunachal-lead government in Arunachal Pradesh
  • 15 October – 24 died following stampede at religious meet in Varanasi.
  • 17 October – Fire in SUM Hospital in Bhubaneshwar. 22 died.
  • 24 October –Cyrus Mistry was sacked as the Chairman of the Tata Sons. Tata is one of Indian’s biggest conglomerate.
  • 27 October – Senari massacre case of Bihar: 15 convicted, 23 acquitted by court. 10 death sentence.
  • October – Bihar liquor ban: Supreme Court stays High Court order, liquor ban reimposed.
  • October –Samajwadi Party, ruling Uttar Pradesh, caught in family feud.



  • 05 December – Tamilnadu CM J Jayalalithaa who had been hospitalized for 72 days in Apollo Hospital was officially announced as dead after suffering Cardiac arrest.
  • 09 December –2013 Indian helicopter bribery scandal: arrests made including former Indian Air Force
  • 12 December –Cyclone Vardah makes landfall on Tamilnadu  18 died.
  • 14 December – The National Green Tribunal banned kite-flying with manja, a thread coated in a sticky paste of ground-up glass, following outcry over deaths and injury caused by it.
  • 15 December – Supreme Court bans sale of liquor on national and state highways due to large number of road accidents caused by drunks every year.

~ Content Courtesy – Wikipedia


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