On 20 February in South Asian history

ON 20 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 20, 2016

1707: Death of Aurangzeb, Mogul emperor of India, born in 1618
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/p/Aurangzeb-Emperor-Of-Mughal-India.htm
http://www.preservearticles.com/201012302033/aurangzeb-biography.html
http://lostislamichistory.com/aurangzeb-and-islamic-rule-in-india/

1913: Coronation of Nepal king Tribhuvan
http://www.flickr.com/photos/mpp_flr/sets/72157629626130677/

1919: Murder of Habib Ullah Khan, emir of Afghanistan (1901-1919), at 46
http://www.afghan-web.com/bios/detail/dhabib.html
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/amir-of-afghanistan-is-assassinated

1945: Birth of Annu Kapoor, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annu_Kapoor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/annu-kapoor/

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x251ipu_the-golden-era-with-annu-kapoor-1st-september-2014-video-watch-online-pt4_fun

1947: Lord Mountbatten becomes Viceroy of India to oversee the move to independence

1947-02-20 mountbatten_installation_as_viceroy

1983: Hundreds die in Assam poll violence
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/february/20/newsid_4269000/4269719.stm

1987: Anurachal Pradesh (former NEFA), disputed with China, gets the status of state of India
http://www1.american.edu/ted/ice/india-china.htm

1988: Birth of Jiah Khan, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jiah_Khan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVwLSVgeb6U

2003: Death of Mushaf Ali Mir, Pakistani Chief of the Air Staff, in an air crash, born on March 5,1947
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mushaf_Ali_Mir
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=125×59589

2007: Zilla Huma Usman, a milister and an activist for women emancipation in Pakistan is assassinated. She was born on September 16, 1971
http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/world/pakistani-minister-killed-for-refusing-to-wear-veil/story-e6frg6so-1111113031544

2009: Two Tamil Tiger planes bomb the Sri Lankan capital, but one of them is shot down as it flew back towards the country’s north
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7902392.stm
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2009_suicide_air_raid_on_Colombo

2010: Death of Basavaraju Venkata Padmanabha Rao, Indian actor, born August 20, 1931
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-andhrapradesh/actor-padmanabham-no-more/article714855.ece
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/basavaraju_venkata_padmanabha_rao-profile-3939-14.htm

2012: Death of S. N. Lakshmi, Indian actress, born in 1927
http://www.indiaglitz.com/channels/tamil/article/78241.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._N._Lakshmi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rG4DPjMz08Y

2013: Saudi Arabia recalls its ambassador from Colombo in a tit-for-tat decision amid tensions after a Sri Lankan nanny convicted of murder was beheaded in the kingdom, the official SPA news agency reported. http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2013/02/20132208370323293.html

2014: Death of Reghu Kumar, Indian composer, born on July 13, 1953
http://www.kerala9.com/news-category/news/movie-news/music-composer-reghu-kumar-passes-away
http://mathrubhuminews.in/ee/ReadMore/5059/renowned-music-director-reghu-kumar-passes-away/E

2014: India’s top court blocks the release of three of former premier Rajiv Gandhi’s killers after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh denounced their freeing as against all principles of justice
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-26269476



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