Year Ender 2021: Major events that jolts the entire nation


January 2 : India approves two vaccines as a vaccine for the coin aviso. The two vaccines – “Covishild” and Oxford/AstraZeneca of Bharat Biotech – Covishield produced in the following sequences.

January 12: The Supreme Court stays the three force cases amidst the ongoing agitation demanding repeal of three of the most debated agricultural laws enacted by the BJP government in September 2020.

January 16: The Indian government launched a nationwide vaccination drive to prevent COVID19. Initially, the government gave the “Covaxin” vaccine prepared by Bharat Biotech.

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January 16: A copy of the 500-page WhatsApp chat between Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami and former Broadcast Audience Research Council CEO Partha Dasgupta, which appeared in the media, rocked the country.

Arnab Goswami came to know about the 2019 Balakot attack and the Pulwama attack in this WhatsApp Chat. Also came to light were derogatory remarks made by a handful of major political activists, leader of the party, newsmen and the democratic cause Arnab Goswami like Navika Kumar, Kongana Ranaut etc.

January 20: Jo-Biden took over as the 46th President of the United State.

January 26: Tractor rally towards Red Fort of thousands of farmers in protests along Delhi border since September 2020 against three agriculture laws enacted by bjp government. Farmers’ protests on Republic Day created an unprecedented situation in the capital Delhi.

The protests farmers climbed onto the Red Fort and held a protests. Amidst the protests, an actor named Dweep Sidhu hoisted the Religious Flag of Sikhs at the Red Fort. It may be recalled that Island Sidhu had been working for the BJP in the past and even ran a campaign for BJP MP from Gurdaspur constituency Sani Deol in the 2019 general elections.


February 7: The flood in Chamli district of Uttarakhand. The flash floods claimed 83 people and more than 120 people were missing. The floods were caused by a massive avalanche in the Himalayas.

February 9: A joint investigation conducted by the World Health Organization and China into the source of the Covid-19 epidemic ends. Investigators consider the leak of the device from the Wuhan test to be “highly impossible”.

February 13: Youth climate change activist Disha Ravi arrested by Delhi Police on charges of sin. Rabi alleged editing and publicising a toolkit by Swedish environment activist Greata Thunbrig about the 2020-2021 peasant indigenization.

February 24: The world’s largest Motera Cricket Stadium at Ahmedabad in Gujrat is renamed as the Narendra Modi Stadium.

February 26: Election Commission of India announces assembly elections in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerela and Puducherry.


March 27: Polling was held in the first phase of Assam Assembly elections. A total of 47 constituencies in the state went to polls in the first phase.


April 1: The second phase of assam assembly elections is going to polls. A total of 39 constituencies of voters cast their votes in the second phase.

April 3: A fatal Naxalite ambush on security in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh took place. 22 security jawans were killed and 32 injured in the incident.

April 6: Polling for the third phase of Assam Assembly elections was held. A total of 40 constituencies of voters cast their votes in the third phase.

April 13: US President Jo-Bain announces that he will withdraw AMERICAN troops from Afghanistan.

April 18: Former Assam Chief Minister, Congress leader Dr Bhumidhar Barman passes over. He was 89 years old at the time of his death.

April 24: 25 covid patients died due to lack of oxygen at Jaipur Golden Hospital in Delhi.

April 28: An earthquake of 6.04 richter scale magnitude shook Assam as well as neighbouring states and countries. The epicenter of the earthquake, which was felt at 7.51am, was 11 km from Dhekiajuli in Sonitpur district. Unaccompanied.


May 1: Taliban attacks begin in Afghanistan. This war gradually took a very frightening form.

May 2: Counting of votes for assembly elections held in five states including Assam. Accordingly, bjp-AGP-UPPL alliance in Assam, Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, DMK in Tamil Nadu, Bao Democratic Front in Kerala and AINRC-BJP Front in Puducherry won.

May 4: Twitter shuts down actress Kangana Ranaut’s account forever for making derogatory remarks about violence in West Bengal.

May 10: Dr. Himanta Biswa Sharma is staked as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam. The chief minister, Jagdish Mukhi, staked his office and secrecy.

May 15: The United Liberation Forces Assam (Independent) sent a statement declaring a unilateral ceasefire for the three months. This ceasefire period later extended again and continues to this day.


June 17 – On this day, Students Natasha Narwal and Devengana Kalita, who were lodged in Tihar jail, were granted bail by the Delhi High Court, leading the anti-citizenship amendment law movement. They had been in Tihar jail since May 2020.

June 18: Legendary player Mika Sing, known as The Flying Sikh, passes away. He was 91 years old at the time of his death.


July 7: Bollywood actor and film producer Dilip Kumar passed away at the age of 98.

July 16: Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqi, who was a Pulitzer Prize-winning indian journalist, was murdered while working in Afghanistan.  The incident took place between the conflict between the Afghan Special Forces and the Taliban.

July 18 – It was on this day that the Pegasus incident came to light. Israel’s NSO Groups had disclosed personal information of 300 Indian. These include 40 journalists, opposition politicians, a Supreme Court judge, two Modi cabinet minister etc.

July 24 – Manipur’s Saikhom Meerabai Sanu won a silver medal in weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics.

July 26 – Five Assam police personnel were killed in a clash between Mizoram police and Assam police in Kasar district.


August 1 – PV Sindhu won a bronze medal at the Badminton at the Tokyo Olympics.

August 4 – Assam girl Lavlina Bargohai won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

August 5 – The Indian men’s hockey team won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Indian wrestling fighter Rabi Kumar Dahiya won the silver medal at the Toyota Olympics.

August 6- The Modi government has renamed the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award as major Dhyan Chand Khelratna Award.

August 7 – Indian athlete Niraj Chopra won a gold medal in javelin through and Bajrang Punia won a bronze medal in wrestling at the Tokyo Olympics.

August 15: Afghanistan’s capital Kabul is under Taliban control after months of heavy terrorism. The Taliban occupied the President’s Office in Afghanistan, Kabul. The Afghan government was forced to surrender to the Taliban.

August 26: Suicide bombing swells at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Afghanistan. 183 people were killed, 170 of them Afghan civilians and 13 were United States military officials.


September 11: Vijay Rupani resigns as Chief Minister of Gujrat. Nationwide reaction to Rupani’s resignation.

September 13: Bjp leader Bhupendrabhai Patel of Patidar community swearing in as the new Chief Minister of Gujrat.

September 18: Captain Amrinder Singh resigns as chief minister amidst internal discontent with punjab congress.

September 19: India’s Directorate of Revenue Intelligence seized two containers that were bearing about 2,988.22 kg of heroin from Afghanistan at Mundra airport in Gujrat. This was the highest ever seizure of the world’s most in the world by the Enforcement Act.

September 20: Charanjeet Singh Channi took over as the first Dalit chief minister of Punjab.

September 20: Assam government begins encroachment eviction process of Garukhuti project at Dhalpur in Sipajhar in Darang district.

September 23: Eviction for garukhuti project in Sipajhar turned violent. Two people were killed in police firing.


October 4: Massacre in Kheri in Lakhimpur, Uttar Pradesh. Mahtia killed eight people in the car of union minister Ajay Kumar Mishr’s son.

October 30: Bye-election polls are held in five Assembly constituencies of Assam. The constituencies are Gosaigaon, Bhawanipur, Tamulpur, Maryoni and Thaora, sequentively.


November 2: Bjp party candidate wins all bypolls to 5 constituencies in Assam.

November 8: Late Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was posthumously conferred the ‘Padma Bhushan’ honour by the Government of India. Vijaya Chakraborty, Lakhimi Baruah, Gopiram Bargayan Budhabhakt, Dulal Manki, Beerubala Rava, Roman Sharma, Mangal Singh Hazwari and Emran Shaha were also awarded padma shri.

November 13: The President conferred the Major Dhyan Chand Khelratna Award on 12 sportspersons from the country, including bronze medallist Lavlina Bargohai, at the Tokyo Olympics.

November 19: Three of the decisions to repeal the debated Agricultural Act announced. Prime Minister Narendra Modi made the announcement addressing the country.


4th Dec: 14 people were killed on the ground in an untried firing by the 21 Para Special Force of the Indian Army in Mon district of Nagaland.

8th November: Renowned Assam poet Nilmani Phukan and Konkani novelist Damodar Maujo were selected for the prestigious Jnanpith Award.

8th Dec: 12 passengers including country’s first Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife Madhulika Rawat killed in an Air Force helicopter accident in Kunnur, Tamil Nadu.

9th Dec: Successful conclusion of the agitation against the Agricultural Act by three. The Modi government accepted all the demands of the farmers.

13th Dec: Indian model Hernaz Sandhu won the 2021 Miss Universe title.

30th Dec: 2021 Sahitya Akademi Award announced. Sahitya Akademi Award for Anuradha Sharma Pujari for ‘Eyat akhon Aranya Asil’, Sahitya Akademi Children’s Award to Mrinal Kalita for novel ‘Bakul Phoolar Dore’, Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar to Abhijit Bora for the book ‘Dauka Kobai Jai’.

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