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Historical Event on 5/21/1990

PM V. P. Singh clears the Rs. 13,000 crore Sardar Sarovar Project over the river Narmada.

Other Historical Dates and Events
5/1/1994Six leading Akali factions dissolved to form a new party, the Shiromani Akali Dal-Amritsar, which wanted a 'Sikh State'.
4/21/1946Srinivasaraghavan Venkataraghavan, cricket (Indian off-spinner, Test umpire, ICC referee), was born in Madras. He received Arjun Award (1971).
5/7/1907The First Electric Tramway service commenced in Bombay (Mumbai). This service was inaugurated by Municipality Chairman Vallabhdas Thakersey and Municipal Commissioner Sheppard at 5.30 p.m. This tram was well decorated and destined from Municipal Office upto Crawford Market.
6/6/1997U.S. Congress honours Mother Teresa with a gold medal.
10/18/1906Depressed Classes Mission Society' was established by Vitthal Ramji Shinde.
9/16/1916D. R. Samant, journalist and social reformer, was born at Ratnagiri, Maharashtra.
6/16/1951Nehru opponents founded People's party at New Delhi.
8/4/1956Apsara, India's first large scale Atomic Energy Nuclear Reactor and first in the East World, was commissioned in Trombay, Bombay.
8/27/1992The President issues two ordinances making it mandatory for new medical and dental colleges to obtain prior approval of the Medical and Dental Councils of India before their establishment.
9/19/1990Rajeev Goswami, a student of Delhi University, attempts to self immolate himself in protest against the implementation of Mandal Commission Report.