On 30 June in South Asian history

ON 30 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 30, 2018

1857: In India, Battle of Chinhat lost by the British
https://www.tornosindia.com/the-battle-of-chinhat/
https://bloggingonhistory.wordpress.com/2015/06/30/the-battle-of-chinhat-beginning-of-the-epic-lucknow-siege/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Chinhat

1857-06-30 Battle of Chinhat

1914: Mahatma Gandhi’s first arrest after campaigning for Indian rights in South Africa

1917: Death of Dadabhai Naoroji, Indian intellectual, educator and early political leader, born on September 4, 1825
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/dadabhai-naoroji.html

1943: Birth of Saeed Akhtar Mirza, Indian director and screenwriter
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saeed_Akhtar_Mirza
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0592595/

Saeed Mirza

1943: Birth of Ahmed Sofa, Bangladeshi author, poet, and critic who died on July 28, 2001
http://www.poemhunter.com/ahmed-sofa/biography/

1965: Agreement between India and Pakistan to stop hostilities in Kutch Desert
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-30-1965-a-ceasefire-is-agreed-under-un-auspices-between-india-and-pakistan-to-stop-the-war-at-the-rann-of-kutch

1996: New general elections in Bangladesh under a caretaker government headed by Justice Habibur Rahman. Victory of the Awami League

2004: Death of Jamal Abro, Pakistani writer, born on May 2, 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamal_Abro
http://www.browsebiography.com/bio-jamal_abro.html

2007: In Bangladesh, General Ershad quits the chairmanship of Jatiya Party and retires

2007: Death of Sahib Singh Verma, Indian politician and former Chief Minister of Delhi born in  1943
http://www.expressindia.com/news/fullstory.php?newsid=88869

2010: Nepalese Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal announces his resignation in a televised speech. He says that he wanted to bring an end to political deadlock in the country and move the peace process forward
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/world/south_asia/10464705.stm

2011: Pakistan has stopped the United States from using an air base in the southwest of the country which it is alleged to have used to launch controversial drone strikes, according to the country’s defence minister.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/06/20116304212789309.html

2011: The Bangladeshi parliament has overturned a 15-year-old requirement that general elections are overseen by non-partisan caretaker governments
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13973576



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