On 7 April in South Asian history

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Updated on April 7, 2019

1920: Birth of Ravi Shankar, Indian sitarist and composer
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0788170/bio
http://www.biography.com/people/ravi-shankar-9480456


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gWCiLexilY

1926: Birth of Prem Nazir, Indian actor who died on January 16, 1989
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/prem-nazir/biography.html
http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/prem-nazir/article6682741.ece

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bI5DRz1-unU

1934: In India, Mahatma Gandhi suspends his campaign of civil disobedience
http://www.mapsofindia.com/personalities/gandhi/civil-disobedience.html

1934: Birth of Swami Shantananda, Hindu saint and philosopher
http://www.chinmaya.org/acharya.php?id=24
http://www.siddhayoga.org/biographies/Sw-Shantananda.htm

 1942: Birth of Jeetendra, Indian actor
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/jeetendra/biography.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeetendra

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qwFpKmYH4k

1956: In Sri Lanka, general elections. The leftist opposition wins with a program demanding the withdrawal of the British bases
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceylonese_parliamentary_election,_1956

1988: Russia announces that it will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_war_in_Afghanistan

2014: Sri Lanka foreign minister,says it will not co-operate with a United Nations inquiry into alleged war crimes by government forces and separatist Tamil Tiger rebels in the final phase of their 26-year war
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/04/sri-lanka-refuses-co-operate-with-un-probe-201447234412461564.html

2014: India’s general election begins with voters casting ballots in two remote northeastern states. Billed as the world’s largest democratic exercise, the staggered election involving some 815 million voters will conclude in five weeks
http://www.voanews.com/content/india-set-to-begin-mammoth-elections/1887569.html http://www.fairobserver.com/article/indias-elections-mainstream-privilege-northeast-23084
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-26883201?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AMorning%20Brief&utm_campaign=MB%2004.07.14



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