On 22 April in South Asian history

ON 22 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 22, 2019

1914: Birth of Baldev Raj Chopra, Indian director and producer who died on November 5, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldev_Raj_Chopra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-GAO4_54MQ

1916: Birth of Kanan Devi, Indian actress and singer who died on July 17, 1992
http://www.kanandevi.com/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22-april-1916-kanan-devi-first-star-of-bengali-cinema-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQl82p4JZh0

1930: British troops battle pro-independence revolutionaries in the Jalalabad hills near Chittagong in Bengal province, British India leaving 80 troops and 12 revolutionaries dead
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chittagong_armoury_raid
http://shantigrouprealhistory.blogspot.fr/2011/01/real-forgotten-heroes-fight-at.html
http://rightlog.in/2016/04/victory-forgotten-battle-jalalabad-hills/

1999: Death of Munir Ahmad Khan, nuclear engineer, real father of Pakistan’s atomic bomb, born on May 26, 1926
http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/obituary-munir-ahmad-khan-1094864.html
http://saeedqureshi42.blogspot.fr/2013/01/munir-ahmad-khan-real-father-of.html

2000: Second Battle of Elephant Pass, Tamil Tigers capture a strategic Sri Lankan Army base and hold it for 8 years
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Second_Battle_of_Elephant_Pass

2006: 243 people are injured in pro-democracy protest in Nepal, after Nepali security forces opened fire on protestors against king Gyanendra

2009: Suspected Maoist rebels in eastern India who held up a train carrying 300 passengers end their siege after a four-hour standoff. The suspected rebels seized the train, apparently to protest that some former comrades are taking part in general elections that are under way in the country
http://edition.cnn.com/2009/WORLD/asiapcf/04/22/india.hijack/index.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8011660.stm

2011: Death of Moin Akhter, Pakistani actor, born on December 24, 1950
https://www.dawn.com/news/623113

2012: Sri Lanka’s government orders the removal of a mosque from an area it says is sacred to the country’s majority Buddhists
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17805202

2012: Afghanistan and the United States finalize a strategic partnership agreement outlining their relationship following the 2014 withdrawal of Western combat troops
http://www.voanews.com/english/news/asia/Afghanistan-US-Agree-on-Strategic-Agreement-148434865.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/23/world/asia/us-and-afghanistan-reach-partnership-agreement.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2013: Death of Lalgudi Jayaraman, Indian violinist and composer, born on September 17, 1930
http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/lalgudi-jayaraman-virtuoso-who-made-violin-sing-is-no-more/article4644069.ece

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



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