On 14 September in South Asian history

ON 14 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 14, 2019

1846: Jang Bahadur and his brothers massacre about 40 members of the Nepalese palace court
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kot_massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jang_Bahadur

1948: Khawaja Nazimuddin becomes the second general governor of Pakistan until October 1951
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P011

1949: In India, the Constituent Assembly adopts Hindi as the Official Language of the Union
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14th-september-1949-hindi-is-adopted-as-the-official-language-of-the-union-of-india

1979: In Afghanistan, Hafizullah Amin seizes power, prime minister and president Nour Mohammed Taraki will be assassinated
http://www.fact-index.com/h/ha/hafizullah_amin.html

1984: Birth of Farhan Saeed, Pakistani singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farhan_Saeed

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

2014: Bangladesh’s highest court rejects appeals by opposition leader Khaleda Zia, clearing the way for her to stand trial on embezzlement charges that could see her jailed for life

 

Holidays and observances

India:  Hindi Day as Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi as the Official Language of the Union on 14th September 1949.



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