Major South Asian Events of 1953
1953 Railway Centenary Postage Stamp
- Air India Nationalised.
- Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary make first successful climb of Mt Everest.
Tenzing and Hillary on Mt. Everest
- Government of India sets up first backward classes commission.
- Indian Airlines created.
Douglas DC-3 formed a major portion of the new Indian Airlines
- Pakistan Academy of Sciences established.
- Peace Kanwal is selected to be "Miss India-1953"
Miss India - 1953
- Queen Elizabeth II visits India
Selected Videos of 1953
TVG Reel News: The Queen Visits India 1953
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