Events in the year 1950 in the Republic of India.


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

India got its independence from Britain in 1947, but still had a King. George VI, the King of United Kingdom was the King of India as well. Some provisions of the Indian Constitution had come into force on November 26, 1949. January 26, 1950 had been chosen as the day for full implementation of the Constitution making India a Republic and officially ending its ties to British monarchy.

Dr Rajendra Prasad was sworn in as the first President of the country on January 26, 1950.

Just a day before the birth of the Republic of India, the Election Commission of India was born.

Main body to devise and revise plans for the progress of India was envisaged, The Planning Commission.

Liaquat-Nehru Pact or Delhi Pact was signed between India and Pakistan in April. Refugees were allowed to return to their native country unmolested to dispose of their property in either country.

India and Nepal officially became friends. Though, India and Nepal has been ancient civilizations and have always had deep cultural relations, they did not have a bilateral treaty to guide their relations in the modern world. The 1950-India-Nepal Treaty of Peace and Friendship was signed. The new treaty allowed free movement of people and goods between the two countries.

Andaman and Nicobar Island's was handed over to India by England and Burma (Myanmar).[1]

After 1947, the year of India's Independence, 1950 was indeed the next most momentous year.

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  1. ^ Prabhash K. Dutta (17 September 2017). "What all happened in 1950, the year Prime Minister Narendra Modi was born". India Today. Retrieved 21 May 2022.
  2. ^ Everyman's Dictionary Df dates; 6th ed. J. M. Dent, 1971; p. 265
  3. ^ Pottamkulam, George Abraham (17 March 2021). Tamilnadu A Journey in Time Part II: People, Places and Potpourri. Notion Press. ISBN 978-1-63806-520-3.
  4. ^ Austin, Granville (1999). Working a Democratic Constitution: The Indian Experience. Oxford University Press. p. 78. ISBN 0195648889.