On 31 March in South Asian history

ON 31 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 31, 2019

1504: Birth of Guru Angad Dev, second Sikh guru who died on March 28, 1552
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Guru_Angad_Dev
http://sites.google.com/site/guruangaddev/aboutguruangaddev

1865: Birth of Anandi Gopal Joshi, first Indian female physician who died on February 26, 1887
http://www.thebetterindia.com/10305/lesser-known-facts-behind-india-first-lady-doctor-anandi-joshi/
http://creative.sulekha.com/anandi-gopalrao-joshi-through-her-letters_544652_blog

Anandi Gopal Joshi

1904: During the British expedition to Tibet, massacre of Chumik Shenko, in which scores of Tibetans are killed by British Maxim guns
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_expedition_to_Tibet
http://cdnc.ucr.edu/cgi-bin/cdnc?a=d&d=SFC19040403.2.56

1904-03-31 Massacre de Chumik Shenko

1934: Birth of Kamala Surayya, Indian poet and author who died on May 31, 2009
http://www.poemhunter.com/kamala-das/biography/
http://www.islamicbulletin.org/newsletters/issue_19/embraced.aspx

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KUXGRxjPNQ

1938: Birth of Sheila Dikshit, Chief Minister of Delhi from 1998 to 2013, governor of Kerala since March 2014
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheila_Dikshit

1959: The Dalai Lama who escaped from Lhasa on March 17, arrives to India where he is greeted by Nehru


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/march/31/newsid_2788000/2788343.stm
http://www.rediff.com/news/special/an-epic-journey-the-day-the-dalai-lama-came-to-india/20170321.htm
http://www.phayul.com/news/article.aspx?article=The+Dalai+Lama+arrives+in+India+-+2+historical+letters+of+1959&id=38856

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGHS_T-4geY

1972: Death of Meena Kumari, Indian actress, born on August 1, 1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meena_Kumari
http://www.angelfire.com/film/meenakumari/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-march-1972-meena-kumari-legendary-indian-film-actress-died

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kx6_SiQ9cYI

2002: Death of Moturu Udayam, Indian women’s rights activist, born on October 13, 1924
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moturu_Udayam

2006: In Sri Lanka, the coalition supporting President Mahinda Rajapakse, The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) wins 225 of the 266 seats in the parliament. The main opposition party, the UNP gets 33 seats

2014: A Pakistani court indicts former military ruler Pervez Musharraf for treason, a landmark move in a case seen as a test of civilian authority in a country long dominated by the military
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/10733886/Pervez-Musharraf-indicted-for-treason-by-Pakistani-court.html
http://www.voanews.com/content/treason-indictment-for-musharraf/1882742.html



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