On 12 September in South Asian history

ON 12 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 12, 2019

1885: Death of Ranbir Singh, 2nd Maharaja of Kashmir and Jammu, born on August 1830
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranbir_Singh
http://www.oldindianphotos.in/2015/01/maharaja-of-jammu-and-kashmir-ranbir-singh-1877.html

1894 : Birth of Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay, leading figure of Bengali Literature who died on November 11, 1950
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bibhutibhushan_Bandyopadhyay
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/bibhutibhushan-bandopadhyay-biography.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12th-september-1894-leading-figure-of-bengali-literature-bibhutibhushan-bandopadhyay-is-born

1897: In India, Battle of Saragarhi between twenty-one Sikhs defending an army post, and 10,000 Afghan and Orakza tribesmen.
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php?title=Battle_of_Saragarhi
http://www.panthic.org/articles/5292
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/saragarhi-battle-jennifer-upton/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=stzlv97cwY4

1914: Birth of Rais Amrohvi, Pakistani poet and psychoanalyst, assassinated on September 22, 1988
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rais_Amrohvi
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Rais_Amrohvi

1931: Gandhi arrives in England


http://www.bl.uk/learning/timeline/item124207.html

1943: Birth of Michael Ondaatje, Sri Lankan-born writer
https://literature.britishcouncil.org/writer/michael-ondaatje
http://www.tru.ca/faculty/tfriedman/ondaatje.htm

1948: Invasion of the independent State of Hyderabad by the Indian Army (Operation Polo)
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/hyderabad-indian-army-telangana-police-action-independent-india/1/309167.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-24159594
http://defenceforumindia.com/forum/threads/rare-photos-of-operation-polo-hyderabad-police-action-1948.55823/

 

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

1956: Chaudry Muhammad Ali quits as Pakistan’s prime minister and replaced by Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy
http://pakistanweb.com/html/muhammad.htm

1962: Death of Rangeya Raghav, Indian author and playwright, born on January 17, 1923
http://rangeyaraghav.bookchums.com/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rangeya_Raghav

1965: End of the Battle of Phillora, one of the largest tank battles fought during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Phillora
https://www.saddahaq.com/1965-indopak-war-three-dreaded-tank-battles-that-turned-the-tide-on-the-either-side
http://broom02.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Battle%20of%20Phillora&item_type=topic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7kYgb8cpd0

1965: United Nations General Secretary U Thant arrives in New Delhi in an attempt to solve the India-Pakistani conflict

2012: Factory fires in two major cities in Pakistan have killed more than 300 people and injured dozens more, including some who had to leap from windows to escape the flames
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/09/20129124543681430.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-19566851

2014: Taliban gunmen who shot schoolgirl Malala (later Peace Nobel prize) finally arrested. Militants boarded the teenage activist’s school bus and shot her in the head in October 2012 for her outspoken views on girls’ education, in an attack that also wounded two of her friends
http://www.9news.com.au/world/2014/09/13/00/24/taliban-shooters-who-attacked-malala-arrested
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/09/malala-attackers-arrested-pakistan-201491212302111196.html



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