On 26 May in South Asian history

ON 26 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 26, 2019

1879: Russia and the United Kingdom sign the Treaty of Gandamak establishing an Afghan state
http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Gandamak

1908: Death of Mirza Gulam Ahmad, Indian Muslim figure, founder of the Amadiyya Movement, born on February 13, 1835
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirza_Ghulam_Ahmad
http://irshad.org/exposed/death.php

1942: Birth of Ganapathi Sachchidananda, Indian spiritual leader
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ganapathi_Sachchidananda

1945: Birth of Vilasrao Deshmukh, Indian politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vilasrao_Deshmukh

1961: Birth of Tarsem Singh, Indian film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarsem_Singh
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0802248/

1971: The Pakistan Army massacres at least 71 Hindus in Burunga, Sylhet, Bangladesh. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burunga_massacre

1999: For the first time since 20 years, Indian air force intervene in Kargill area of Kashmir where Indian military positions have been occupied by rebels supported by Pakistani soldiers
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/352995.stm

2009: Pakistan’s Supreme Court overturns a ban that prevented opposition leader Nawaz Sharif and his brother Shahbaz from running for political office
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8068082.stm

2011: Death of Arisen Ahubudu, Sri Lankan scholar, author, and playwright, born on March 18, 1920
http://www.bbc.co.uk/sinhala/news/story/2011/05/110526_ahubudu.shtml

2014: Narendra Modi takes the oath of office as 15th India’s prime minister at the start of a new era hailed by his Pakistani counterpart as an opportunity to end decades of regional instability
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/05/modi-sworn-as-india-prime-minister-2014526124620254451.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-27572807



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