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On 6 December in South Asian history

ON 6 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 6, 2017

1704: Battle of Chamkaur between Sikhs warriors led by Guru Gobind Singh against the Mughal forces led by Wazir Khan and In spite of their numerical strength, the Mughal soldiers were unable to kill or capture the Guru (others sources said December 22)
http://www.panthic.org/articles/2107

1756: British troops under Robert Clive occupy Fulta, India

1853: Birth of Haraprasad Shastri, Indian academic, Sanskrit scholar, archivist and historian of Bengali literature, who died on November 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haraprasad_Shastri

1932: Birth of Kamleshwar, Indian author, screenwriter, and critic who died on January 27, 2007
http://www.loc.gov/acq/ovop/delhi/salrp/kamleshwar.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/literature/kamleshwar.html

1945: Birth of Shekhar Kapur, Indian filmmaker
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shekhar_Kapur

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jZxLsDkvkVQ

1956: Death of Dr. Bhimji Ramji Ambedkar, the most famous Indian dalit, first Indian Minister of Law and architect of The Constitution of India, born on April 14, 1891
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/br-ambedkar.html
http://www.ambedkar.org/Babasaheb/Babasaheb.htm
http://www.angelfire.com/ak/ambedkar/

1965: Pakistan’s islamic Ideology Advisory Committee recommends that Islamic Studies be made a compulsory subject for Muslim students from primary to graduate lever

1971: India recognizes Bangladesh. Pakistan severs diplomatic relations with New Delhi

1985: For the first time, the violation of human rights in Afghanistan is investigated by United Nations

1992: Extremist Hindu activists destroy the 16th century built Babri Masjid mosque in Ayodhya starting two months of Hindu-Muslim rioting causing the death of at least 2,000 people


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/6/newsid_3712000/3712777.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/6th-december-1992-the-babri-mosque-at-ayodhya-was-demolished

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjCR3TnI-L4&NR=1&feature=fvwp

2000: Death of Aziz Mian, Pakistani singer, born on April 17, 1942
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aziz_Mian

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1ifV2yQLOg

2001: Surrender to the Northern Aliance of Kandahar, the last strongpoint of Taliban in South Afghanistan

2008: French President Nicolas Sarkozy meets the Dalai Lama at a gathering of Nobel Peace Prize laureates in the Polish city of Gdansk, shrugging off Chinese anger
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/china/3629865/Defiant-Nicolas-Sarkozy-meets-Dalai-Lama-despite-Chinas-trade-threat.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7769123.stm


Holidays and observances

Pakistan : Sindhi Topi day, celebrated by Sindhi