On 25 July in South Asian history

ON 25 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 25, 2018

1908: Birth of Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Indian musician, who died on October 31, 2003
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semmangudi_Srinivasa_Iyer
http://www.carnaticcorner.com/articles/semmangudi.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TM2NQGoCBQs

1927: Birth of Sadiq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani politician, who died on June 24, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sadiq_Hussain_Qureshi

1929: Birth of Somnath Chatterjee, Indian communist leader
http://www.calcuttayellowpages.com/somnathch.html

1982: Zail Singh, born on May 5, 1916, is sworn as seventh president of India (up to July 1987), who died on 25 December 1994
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/zail.html

1983: In Sri Lanka, 37 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by the fellow Sinhalese prisoners

1992: Shankar Dayal Sharma becomes President of India up to 1997
http://www.nammakannadanaadu.com/india/shanker-dayal-sharma.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/shankar-dayal-sharma-biography.html

1997: K.R. Narayanan is sworn-in as India’s 10th president and the first Dalit— formerly called « untouchable »— to hold this office
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-25-1997-k.r.-narayanan-is-sworn-in-as-the-tenth-president-of-india
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/K._R._Narayanan

2001: Phoolan Devi, the most woman outlaw in India, born on August 10, 1963, is killed
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1456441.stm

2002: Dr Abdul Kamal is elected president of India (up to 2007)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/government-politics/a-p-j-abdul-kalam.html

2007: Pratibha Patil is sworn as the first woman to be elected president of India
http://www.rediff.com/news/2007/jul/25prezpoll1.htm

2012: Political veteran Pranab Mukherjee pledges to fight widespread poverty and work to alleviate hunger as he is sworn in as India’s 13th president in an elaborate ceremony in Parliament.

http://asiancorrespondent.com/86507/indias-new-president-sworn-into-office/

2017: Ram Nath Kovind is sworn in as India’s 14th President
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/photo-gallery-in-pictures-ram-nath-kovind-sworn-in-as-14th-president-of-india-2513245
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/ram-nath-kovind-takes-over-as-president-of-india-full-text-of-his-first-speech-4766306/
http://zeenews.india.com/video/india/watch-ram-nath-kovind-sworn-in-as-indias-14th-president-2026746.html

 


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