On 15 April in South Asian history

ON 15 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 15, 2019

1469: Birth of Guru Nanak Dev, founder of Sikhism, who died on 7 May 1539
http://www.sikhs.org/guru1.htm
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak1.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/15-april-1469-guru-nanak-founder-of-sikhism-and-first-sikh-guru-was-born

1914: China refuses to accept the proposed McMahon Line between Tibet and India saying that Tibet is not sovereign et cannot sign treaties

Mc Mahon Line 2

1932: Birth of Suresh Bhat, Indian poet who died on March 14, 2003
http://www.poemhunter.com/suresh-bhat/biography/

1948: Indian territory of Himachal Pradesh is created

1960: Visit of Chinese Prime Minister  Zhou Enlai to Burma, India and Nepal, up to 30 April

1962: Birth of Surjit Bindrakhia, Punjabi Bhangra singer, who died on November 17, 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surjit_Bindrakhia
http://www.bhangra.org/artists/bhangra-legends/surjit-bindrakhia/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PklBBUuQ6jY

1976: China and India restore their diplomatic relations suspended since the 1962 war

1984: Extremist Sikhs plunder 40 stations in Punjab India 

2007: More than 100 000 people demonstrate in Karachi against the leaders of one Islamabad mosque who launch Taliban style action against shops

2012: Talibans stage a wave of co-ordinated attacks on the Afghan capital Kabul and other locations. Foreign embassies, Nato’s HQ and the Afghan parliament are hit in the first major attack on Kabul in more than six months
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17719956

 



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