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May 13: Day of commencement of the first session of Parliament in independent India


New Delhi: May 13 has its own special place in the history of India. This day is a milestone in the democratic history of the country. Independent India’s first Parliament session Was summoned with effect from 13th May, 1952. The Upper House i.e. Rajya Sabha was constituted for the first time on April 3, 1952, and its first session was held on May 13, 1952. Similarly, on April 17, 1952, the first Lok Sabha was constituted, whose first session was convened on May 13, 1952. The serial details of other important events recorded on the date of May 13 in the history of the country are as follows:-

1830: Establishment of the Republic of Ecuador, Juan José Florence becomes the first president.

1846: Congress declares war on its neighboring country amid tensions between the US and Mexico over Texas for the past year.

1905: Birth of Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, former President of India.

1952 : First session of Parliament in independent India convened.

1960: A Swiss expedition team led by Max Isselin reached the summit of Dhaulagiri mountain in the Himalayas.

1962: Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan became the second President of the country.

1981: Pope John Paul II is shot by a Turkish citizen in St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City. Pope was seriously injured in this attack.

1995: A British woman, the mother of two children, accomplished the feat of conquering Everest without the help of Sherpas and oxygen.

1998: Irrespective of the criticism and pressure from around the world, India conducted two more nuclear tests.

2001: One of the biggest names in the Indian literary world, R. Of. Narayan passed away.

2009: The European Commission fines computer chip maker Intel, the largest in history, of more than one billion euros for adopting unfair business policies toward rival companies.

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