Today in History – 23 October

1824

Rani Chainema fights with the Britishers at a ‘Killa’ (fort) in Kitur.

1934

Gandhi resigns as leader of the All India Congress.

1943

Netaji Subash Chandra Bose inaugurated the Rani Jhansi Brigade in Azad Hind Army and announced war against the British Empire.

 

1959

Chinese military confrontation with India in Aksai Chin killed 17 Indian soldiers in a clash on the Kashmir border.

1992

UPSC decides to introduce a new essay paper for the civil services examination.

1996

Shankarsinh Waghela (Mahagujarat Janata party), new chief minister, sworn in at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.

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