On 9 February in South Asian history

ON 9 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 9, 2019

1757: Treaty of  Alinagar is concluded in India by the British agent Robert Clive after his recovery of Calcutta on Jan. 2, 1757, from the nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Dawlah. The treaty was the prelude to the British seizure of Bengal
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Alinagar_Treaty
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Treaty_of_Alinagar

1932: Death in jail of A.K. Golam Jilani, a Bangladeshi who was a revolutionary of the Indian independence movement, born on September 24, 1904
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A.K._Golam_Jilani

1965: Death of Khan Bahadur Ahsanullah, Bangladeshi theologian and educator, born on December 26, 1874
http://kbahsanulla.blogspot.fr/

1968: Birth of Rahul Roy, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rahul_Roy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dMTnBj5YshI

1973: Biju Patnaik of the Pragati Legislature Party is elected leader of opposition in the state assembly in Orissa, India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biju_Patnaik
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9-february-1973-biju-patnaik-was-elected-the-opposition-leader-in-odisha-assembly

1984: Death of Balasaraswati, Bharatnatyam dancer, born on 13 May 1918
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balasaraswati

1993: Death of Nasrullah Mansoor, Afghan guerilla leader, governor of Paktia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/1860199.stm

2006: Death of Narida Farhat Ezekiel, Indian actress, born in December 1932
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nadira_(actress)
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0618918/bio

2008: Death of Trichen Jurme Kunzang Wangyal, the eleventh Mindrolling Trichen, Tibetan Buddhist lama of the Nyingma school, born in 1930
http://www.mindrolling.com/history/hhmindrollingtrichenrinpoche.cfm

2010: Sri Lanka’s president dissolves Parliament, clearing the way for elections to choose a new legislature
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/10/world/asia/10lanka.html?ref=asia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8506563.stm

2012: Death of O. P. Dutta, Indian director, producer, and screenwriter, born in 1922
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._P._Dutta
http://zeenews.india.com/entertainment/celebrity/i-ve-lost-my-voice-jp-dutta-on-father-s-death_105723.html

2015: Afghanistan drone strike ‘kills IS commander Abdul Rauf’. He was a Taliban commander captured by the United States and held at Guantanamo Bay. But he was let go and returned to Afghanistan. Mullah Abdul Rauf went on to become a recruiter for ISIS in Afghanistan.
http://www.euronews.com/2015/02/09/suspected-afghan-isil-leader-killed-by-drone-strike/
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31290147

2016: Sushil Koirala, former short time Nepalese prime minister, dies aged 76. He spent his life in politics fighting for democracy in Nepal
http://www.dw.com/en/sushil-koirala-former-nepalese-prime-minister-dies-aged-76/a-19034639
http://thehimalayantimes.com/kathmandu/ex-pm-nepali-congress-president-sushil-koirala-passes-away/
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-02-09/koirala-was-man-of-high-thinking-simple-living-sushma-swaraj.html

 



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