Timeline - Phoolan's Life and Carreer


Date
Event
1963, 10 August
Born in Gorha Ka Purwa, Uttar Pradesh, India
1974
Mariied to Putti Lal
1977
Became ill and was returned to her family
1979
Sold to (or possibly abducted by) a gang of bandits
1980
Vikram Singh (Phoolan's lover and gang-leader) was killed
1981, 14 February
Phoolan's gang attacked Behmai (St. Valentine's Day massacre)
1983, February
Phoolan and her gang surrended to the police and were taken to Gwalior jail
1991
While still in jail, Phoolan unsuccessfully contested a by-election from New Delhi
1992
Phoolan was transferred from Gwalior jail to Thihar jail in Delhi
1994
Phoolan was released from jail | Shekhar Kapur made the film Bandit Queen about Phoolan's life | Phoolan married Umed Singh
1996
Phoolan contested for the '11th Lok Sabha' (an electorate seat) as a Samajwadi Party candidate and was elected
1998
Lost election to a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate
1999
Re-elected to the '13th Lok Sabha' | Became a member of the Committee on Labour and Welfare
2001, 25 July
Assassination