Major South Asian Events of 1967
- Prithipal Singh and Shankar Lakshman (hockey players) are awarded the Padma Shri.
- Dr. Zakir Hussain is the first Muslim to become president of India.
- Naxalite Guerrilla War begins. This Marxist/Maoist rebellion starts as an uprising in the in the town of Naxalbari in West Bengal.
- Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto founds the Pakistan People's Party and becomes its first chairman.
- Nayyara Mirza is awarded the title "Miss India", in the Femina Miss India Pageant.
- The Hindustani sitar player and composer Ravi Shankar is awarded Padma Bhushan
- The Hindustani sarod player Ali Akbar Khan is awarded Padma Bhushan
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