On 2 June in South Asian history

ON 2 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 2 June 2019

1943: Birth of Ilaiyaraaja, Indian composer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilaiyaraaja

1956: Birth of Mani Ratnam, Indian director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mani_Ratnam
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0711745/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2-june-1956-mani-ratnam-renowned-indian-film-director-was-born

1962: Expiration of the 1954 China-India treaty on Tibet

1963: Birth of Anand Abhyankar, Indian actor who died in a car accident on December 23, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anand_Abhyankar

Anand Abhyankar 2

1964: Lal Bahadur Shaskri succeeds Jawarharlal Nehru as Indian Prime Minister
http://www.culturalindia.net/leaders/lal-bahadur-shastri.html
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/southasia/History/Independent/Shastri.html

1965: In India, – 2nd of 2 cyclones in less than a month kills 35,000 

1974: Jigme Singye Wangchuck, King of Bhutan since two years is formally enthroned
http://bhutan2008.blogspot.fr/2007/05/tribute-to-his-majesty-jigme-singye.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbXynzSWxz4

1981: In Afghanistan, three resistance movement favoring a western military aide, form a new alliance: The Islamic Unity of Aghanistan mudjahidin

1982: Death of Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry, Pakistani politician, 5th president of the Republic, born on January 1, 1904
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P036

1987: Birth of Sonakshi Sinha, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonakshi_Sinha

1987: Birth of Anthony de Mello, Indian priest and psychotherapist, born September 4, 1931
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_de_Mello

1988: Death of Raj Kapoor, Indian film actor, producer and director, born on December 14, 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raj_Kapoor

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wjGc1zGWBc

1999: The Bhutan Broadcasting Service brings television transmissions to the kingdom for the first time
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhutan_Broadcasting_Service

2004 : Death of Dom Moraes, Indian writer and poet, born on July 19, 1938
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3773081.stm
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/dom-moraes-730527.html
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2004/jun/04/guardianobituaries.india

2006: More than 200.000 Maoists demonstrate in Katmandu demanding the abolition of the monarchy

2008: Bomb hits Danish embassy in Pakistan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7430721.stm

2010: Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, opens a three-day peace conference in the capital, amid rocket fire and at least one suicide bombing
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/06/20106244135950477.html
http://www.france24.com/en/20100602-afghanistan-karzai-launches-ambitious-peace-plan-jirga-gathering-taliban

2012: In Afghanistan, helicopter-borne British and American special forces troops freed the hostages from a series of caves and killed seven of the kidnappers
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/9309226/SAS-launched-rescue-mission-for-British-aid-worker-after-warning-she-could-be-dead-in-24-hours.html

2014: Death of Anjan Das, Indian director and producer, born on November 17, 1951
http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/entertainment-others/eminent-bengali-filmmaker-anjan-das-dies/
http://movies.ndtv.com/regional/bengali-filmmaker-anjan-das-dies-of-cancer-639654
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-otherstates/filmmaker-anjan-das-passes-away/article6077066.ece

2014: India has a new State called Telangana created from the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. It is the country’s 29th state and represents the culmination of a decades-long separatist campaign
http://www.voanews.com/content/india-has-new-state-/1927347.html

2014: Death of Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Indian cardinal, born on February 5, 1924
http://www.oneindia.com/india/jayalalithaa-condoles-death-of-cardinal-lourdusamy-1460129.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duraisamy_Simon_Lourdusamy

 

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Coronation of King Jigme Singye Wangchuck (Bhutan)



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