On 12 March in South Asian history

ON 12 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 12, 2019

1447: Death of Shah Rukh, Mongol leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shah_Rukh_(Timurid_dynasty)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9OBZDrs4rs

1849: The Sikh army surrenders to the British at the end of the second Sikh War, conceding to the annexation of the Punjab in northwestern India
http://www.indianetzone.com/34/second_sikh_war_18481849_british_india.htm

http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/events/anglosikhwars2.html

1913: Birth of Yashwantrao Chavan, Indian politician, who died on November 25, 1984
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yashwantrao_Chavan
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12-march-1913-yashwantrao-chavan-former-union-minister-was-born

Yashwantrao Chavan

1930: Mahatma Gandhi leads a 200-mile march known as Dandi March to the sea in defiance of British to protest the British monopoly on salt
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/gandhi-leads-civil-disobedience
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/f/What-Was-Gandhis-Salt-March.htm?nl=1
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2767.html

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

1942: Birth of Shabnam Shakeel, Pakistani poet and author who died on March 2, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shabnam_Shakeel

1953: Birth of Madhav Kumar Nepal, Nepalese Prime minister since May 23, 2009 to February 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madhav_Kumar_Nepal

1954: Birth of Anish Kapoor, Indian sculptor
http://c4gallery.com/artist/database/anish-kapoor/anish-kapoor.html
http://www.artnet.com/artists/anish-kapoor/biography
https://www.google.fr/search?q=anish+kapoor+biography&biw=1188&bih=585&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=cYIAVbKDL8f5Us_YgtgF&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ

1983: Birth of Atif Aslam, Pakistani pop singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atif_Aslam

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzU9emwvU34

1984: Birth of Shreya Ghoshal, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shreya_Ghoshal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TGO38nsNwTY

1993: A series of bomb attack in Bombay.More than 350 are killed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/12/newsid_4272000/4272943.stm
http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/1993-mumbai-blasts/262310

2001: In India, the president of BJP Bangaru Laxmam resigns because he is involved in a corruption case
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/bangaru-laxman-bjps-lone-dalit-president-forced-out-after-sting/
http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/bjp-president-bangaru-laxman-caught-in-a-corruption-scandal

2011: President Hamid Karzai urges international troops to stop their operations in Afghanistan, saying that his tolerance had run out after a string of high-profile accidental civilian casualties
http://www.france24.com/en/20110312-karzai-nato-stop-operations-civilian-casuaties-afghanistan-pakistan-war-usa

2012: Addressing tens of thousands of opposition supporters who gathered in the capital defying government restrictions, BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia yesterday gave the Hasina administration a 90-day ultimatum to announce the restoration of the caretaker system.
http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=226106
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17336583

2013: Death of Ganesh Pyne, Indian painter and illustrator, born on June 11, 1937
http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2013/mar/20/ganesh-pyne
http://www.saffronart.com/artists/ganesh-pyne

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UT1UADwlHOg

2015: Death of Ada Jafri, Pakistani poet and author, born on August 22, 1924
http://tns.thenews.com.pk/ada-jafri-in-a-style-of-her-own/#.VuL4fDjMtjo

2016: Death of Rafiq Azad, Bangladeshi poet and author, born on February 14, 1942
http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2016/03/12/poet-rafiq-azad-dies-at-the-age-of-74
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafiq_Azad



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