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National Anti-Terrorism Day - May 21

May 26 , 2023 393 days 295 0
  • This day highlights the significance of eradicating terrorism and promoting peace and harmony.
  • Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated on this day in 1991.
  • On this year's Anti-Terrorism Day, India commemorates Rajiv Gandhi's 32nd anniversary of death.
  • He was the youngest prime minister of India who came into power at 40.
  • This day was officially announced on May 21, 1991.
  • According to the 10th edition of the Global Terrorism Index, India ranked among the 25-worst terror-hit countries.
  • Globally, the deaths from terrorism fell by 9% to 6,701 in 2022.
  • Terror attacks declining by almost 28% from 5,463 in 2021 to 3,955 in 2022.

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