On 22 February in South Asian history

ON 22 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 22, 2019

1836 : Birth of Mahesh Chandra, Indian scholar and reformer, who died on April 12, 1906
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahesh_Chandra_Nyayratna_Bhattacharyya

1906: Birth of Humayun Kabir, Indian poet, educationist and politician, who died on August 18, 1969
http://www.poemhunter.com/humayun-kabir/biography/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humayun_Kabir

Humayun Kabir

1940: Five-year old Tenzin Gyatso is enthroned as the 14h Dalai Lama in Lhasa, Tibet
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Tenzin_Gyatso,_14th_Dalai_Lama

1944: Death of Kasturba Gandhi, wife of Mohandas Gandhi, born in April 1869
http://www.rarenewspapers.com/view/580498
http://www.gandhi-manibhavan.org/aboutgandhi/photographs_kasturba.htm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IKjxotbB320

1958: Death of Abul Kalam Azad, Indian independence movement leader, born on November 11, 1888
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/maulana-abul-kalam-azad.html
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/5.html

1974: Pakistan and the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) recognize the independence of Bangladesh

1980: Afghanistan declares martial law
https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/politics/1980/02/23/martial-law-declared-after-kabul-violence/35648395-572a-4d97-b6b4-cf5d18b69891/

1982: Death of Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan, born on December 5, 1898
http://www.urdupoetry.com/profile/josh.html

2002: Unlimited ceasefire between Sri-Lankan government and Tamil separatists with the help of Norway

2006: At Geneva, resumption for the first time in three years of the negotiation between Sri Lankan government and Tamil LTTE

2011: An Indian court has found 31 people guilty of the 2002 Godhra train burning, which killed 59 Hindu pilgrims and sparked religious violence that left 2,000 people dead
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/02/201122295657693210.html
http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20110222-india-convicts-31-over-deadly-gujarat-train-fire
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-12534127

2012: Death of Sukhbir, Indian author and poet, born on July 9, 1925
https://www.revolvy.com/main/index.php?s=Sukhbir%20(writer)

2015: Police in the Maldives arrest opposition leader and ex-President Mohamed Nasheed on terror charges
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-31575279
http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/maldives-expresident-mohamed-nasheed-arrested-on-terror-charges/article6922181.ece?homepage=true



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