On 11 November in South Asian history

ON 11 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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 Updated on November 11, 2018

1675: Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji, 9th sikh guru, is beheaded, born on April 1,  1621
http://www.theworldofgurunanak.com/guru-teg-bahadur-ji.html
http://www.patshahi10.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=256:who-killed-guru-tegh-bahadur&catid=34:english&Itemid=63
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsjGayRu7TQ

1750: Riots break out in Lhasa after the murder of the Tibetan regent
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lhasa_riot_of_1750

1763: Death of Jean-François Dupleix, former governor general of the French Establishment in India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Fran%C3%A7ois_Dupleix

1865: Treaty of Sinchula in which Bhutan gives up the areas east of the Teesta river to the British East India Company
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhutan_War

1888: Birth of Abul Kalam Muhiyuddin Ahmed, Muslim scholar and a senior political leader of the Indian independence movement, who died on February 22, 1958
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/5.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11th-november-1888-abul-kalam-azad-leader-of-independence-movement-was-born

1926: Birth of Johnny Walker, Indian actor who died on July 29, 2003
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0907888/bio

https://youtu.be/hROVywDRGkg

1936 Birth of Mala Sinha, Nepali Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mala_Sinha

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBgk0Ho0xkk

1955: Birth of Jigme Singye Wangchuck, king of Bhutan (1972-2006)
http://www.raonline.ch/pages/bt/visin/bt_royalfam01b.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigme_Singye_Wangchuck

1968: Failed assassination attack against Ayub Khan, head of state of Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayub_Khan

1968: Second Republic is declared in the Maldives under the presidency of Ibrahim Nasir, elected indirectly to a four-year presidential term by the Majlis (legislature)
http://www.maldivesroyalfamily.com/maldives_nasir.shtml

1978: Maumoon Abdul Gayoom is elected president of the Maldives succeeding Ibramim Nasir
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maumoon_Abdul_Gayoom

1980 : Death of Binod Behari Mukherjee, Bengali painter and muralist, born on February 7, 1904
http://www.eyeway.org/?q=binod-bihari-mukherjee
http://www.artnewsnviews.com/view-article.php?article=benodebehari-mukherjee-a-recluse-and-the-centenary-show&iid=16&articleid=352
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Binod+Bihari+Mukherjee&biw=1255&bih=550&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwipv8CG-p7QAhXM2RoKHSyRDMsQ_AUIBygC

2008: Mohamed Nasheed is sworn in as the 4th president of the Maldives, succeeding Maumoon Abdul Gayoom
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7721335.stm

2009: Death of Dhanpat Rai Nahar, marxist Indian labour leader, born in 1919
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Dhanpat_Rai_Nahar

2017: Nepal’s three-time premier of monarchy era Kirti Nidhi Bista dies at 90
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2119467/nepals-three-time-premier-monarchy-era-kirti-nidhi-bista-dies
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-11-11/former-pm-bista-passes-away-at-90.html

 

Holidays and observances

Maldives : Republic Day (1968)

Bhutan: Birthday of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck



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