On 12 May in South Asian history

ON 12 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 12, 2018

1895: Birth of Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian spiritual philosopher who died on February 17, 1986
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiddu_Krishnamurti
http://www.jiddu-krishnamurti.net/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12-may-1895-jiddu-krishnamurti-indian-american-philosopher-and-author-was-born

1946: In India, failure of the Conference of Simla between Hindus and Muslims

1952: Gaj Singh, born on 13 January 1948,  is crowned as Maharaja of Jodhpur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaj_Singh,_Maharaja_of_Jodhpur
http://www.maharajajodhpur.com/

1991: In Nepal, first multi-party elections since 1959 when political parties where banned

1997: Indian and Pakistani leaders meet during SAARC meeting

2000: Pakistan’s 12 member Supreme Court unanimously validated the October 1999 coup and granted Musharraf executive and legislative authority for 3 years from the coup date

2003: Death of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/1430068/Prince-Sadruddin-Aga-Khan.html
http://www.economist.com/node/1795744

2007: Riots which killed over 50 people in Karachi and above 100 injured, on the arrival of Chief Justice of Pakistan; Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry in Karachi city
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2007_Karachi_riots#Jinnah_International_Airport

2007: Death of Mullah Dadullah Akhund, Taliban military leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mullah_Dadullah_Akhund

2008: Pakistan is readmitted in Commonwealth
http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/uncategorized/pakistan-back-in-53-nation-commonwealth-second-lead_10047925.html

2008: In Pakistan Nawaz Sharif announces that his party leaves the federal government
http://truth-out.org/archive/component/k2/item/77919-pakistani-party-quits-cabinet-over-justices?Itemid=228article

2014: Death of Sarat Pujari, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter, born in 1934
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/Veteran-actor-Sarat-Pujari-passes-away/articleshow/35055102.cms



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