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1977 in India

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1977 in India

See also: List of years in India
Timeline of Indian history

Events in the year 1977 in the Republic of India.


  • Incumbents 1
  • Events 2
  • Births 3
    • Full date unknown 3.1
  • Deaths 4
    • Full date unknown 4.1
  • See also 5



  • March - The first non-Congress government sweeps to power following Indira Gandhi's defeat at the general elections. Morarji Desai becomes prime minister.
  • 3 March - Nehru Planetarium commissioned.
  • November - More than 10,000 people die when a cyclone hits India's southeast coast. The storm disrupts life for 5.4 million people in 830 villages, and damages 14,000 km² of cropland.
  • A commission, chaired by B P Mandal is set up.


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