On 7 March in South Asian history

1971-03-07 Sheikh-Mujib

ON 7 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 7, 2019

1911: Birth of Sachchidananda Vatsyayan, Indian journalist and author who died on April 4, 1987
http://www.poemhunter.com/sachchidananda-vatsyayan/biography/

1949: Birth of Ghulam Nabi Azad, Indian politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghulam_Nabi_Azad

 1952: Death of Paramahansa Yogananda, Indian guru, born on January 5, 1893
http://www.yogananda-srf.org/tmp/py.aspx?id=42

1955: Birth of Anupam Kher, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anupam_Kher
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7-march-1955-anupam-kher-indian-actor-was-born

1968: Birth of Raju Sundaram, Indian actor and choreographer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raju_Sundaram
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0839045/

Raju Sundaram

1971: Sheikh Mujibur Rahman calls for Bangladesh’s independence in a speech given at the Ramna Race Course

1971-03-07 Sheikh-Mujib
https://genius.com/Sheikh-mujibur-rahman-7th-march-speech-of-sheikh-mujibur-rahman-annotated
http://dailyasianage.com/news/12791/significance-of-march-7-speech

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k45_2kNKOT4

1973: Sheikh Mujib Rahman, leader of the Bangladeshi independence movement and first prime minister of Bangladesh, wins a landslide victory in the country’s first general elections
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/bangladeshs-first-democratic-leader

1977: In Pakistan, Ali Bhutto Pakistan People’s Party wins election, but opposition denounces grave irregularities
http://storyofpakistan.com/general-elections-1977/

1984: In India, Punjab authorities enforce security  and decide to give weapons to people to protect them from Sikh terrorism

1989: UK and Iran break diplomatic relations over the Salman Rushdie controversy
http://thisdaythen.blogspot.fr/2012/03/7th-march-1989-uk-and-iran-break.html

1989: The Chinese government proclaims the  martial law in Lhasa
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/2293.html
http://www.tibetjustice.org/materials/china/china7.html
http://articles.latimes.com/1989-03-08/news/mn-257_1_martial-law

1989-03-07 Lhasa martial law

1993: Signature in Islamabad of a peace agreement of 10 Afghan factions

1998: General elections in India, won by hardliner hindu BJP (182 seats) ant its allies
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2145_98.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_election,_1998

2006: The terrorist organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba coordinates a series of bombings in Varanasi, India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2006_Varanasi_bombings
http://www.rediff.com/news/2006/mar/07up.htm
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/03/07/AR2006030700961.html



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