On 9 March in South Asian history

ON 9 MARCH IN  SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 9, 2019

1846: After the British army conquered Lahore, and nearly 20,000 Sikhs and sepoys lay dead, a new treaty between the British and the Sikhs ends the First Sikh war
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Lahore
http://www.learnpunjabi.org/eos/ANGLO-SIKH%20TREATIES%20(LAHORE,%209%20AND%2011%20MARCH%201846).html

1846-03-09 Treaty of Lahore

1897: Death of Jamal-al-Din Afghani, Afghan political activist and Islamic nationalist, born in 1838
http://www.angelfire.com/rnb/bashiri/Afghani/Afghani.html
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/biography/Afghani.html

1929: Birth of Zillur Rahman, Bangladeshi politician, 19th President of Bangladesh who died on March 20, 2013
http://www.biographybd.com/president-zillur-rahman-biography/

 1931: Birth of Karan Singh, Indian politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karan_Singh
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9-march-1931-karan-singh-the-famous-indian-politician-was-born

1932: Birth of Qayyum Chowdhury, Bangladeshi painter and academic who died on November 30, 2014
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qayyum_Chowdhury
http://www.bengalfoundation.org/old/index.php?view=exhibition/FullProfile.php&artistID=3&page=1&subpage=2
https://www.google.fr/search?q=qayyum+chowdhury+painting&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjpkYDU5t3ZAhXN2KQKHQCNBFIQsAQIKg&biw=1280&bih=603

Qayyum Chowdhury

1947: Death of Jhaverchand Meghani, Indian poet, born on August 28, 1896
http://www.poemhunter.com/jhaverchand-meghani/biography/

1951: Birth of Zakir Hussain, Indian tabla player
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zakir_Hussain_(musician)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wOUM8K0-Wkc

1953: The Constituent Assembly of Pakistan names the country The Islamic Republic of Pakistan

1956: Birth of Shashi Tharoor, Indian diplomat, author, United Nations Under-Secretary General (2002-2007), Minister of External affairs since May 2009 to April 2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shashi_Tharoor

1961: Dalaï Lama calls on United Nations for the restoration of independence of Tibet

1973: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Communist Party of India form an « United Front » in the state of Tripura

1994 : Death of Devika Rani, one of the first female stars of Indian cinema, born on March 30, 1908
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-devika-rani-1431657.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9-march-1994-devika-rani-indian-movie-star-died

1996: Birth of Darsheel Safary, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darsheel_Safary

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQe2KPWNi-A

1998: In India, after the failure of his party at the general elections (141 seats), Keshri abandons the presidency of the Congress Party and is succeeded by Sonia Gandhi

2006: In Afghanistan, foundation of the United National Front, a new political party formed by warlords

2007: Deadline of the Japanese support, in the Indian Ocean, to the international forces against international terrorism

2007: Liberation Tiger of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) political wing leader SP Thamilselvan is killed when the Air forces bombed the venue of a meeting place of LTTE leaders at Thiruvaiarer
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7075158.stm

2008: In Pakistan, ex-enemies Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari sign a coalition pact

2012: Pakistan’s government issues orders banning the country’s largest Islamic extremist group. Activists from the pro-al-Qaeda group formerly known as the Sipah-e-Sahaba (SSP), or Soldiers of the Companions of the Prophet, have been convicted of killing hundreds of Shia Muslims.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-17322095

2012: Death of Joy Mukherjee, Indian actor and director, born on February 24, 1939
http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report_veteran-bollywood-actor-joy-mukherjee-passes-away_1660360
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0611535/bio

2014: Afghan Vice President Qassim Fahim dies at 57
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/03/afghan-vice-president-fahim-qassim-dies-at-57-2014398122863543.html

2015: Pakistan test-fires a ballistic missile that appears capable of carrying a nuclear warhead to ­every part of India, another escalation in Islamabad’s effort to keep pace with its neighboring rival’s formidable military advancements
http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/pakistan-tests-missile-that-could-carry-nuclear-warhead-to-every-part-of-india/2015/03/09/920f4f42-c65c-11e4-bea5-b893e7ac3fb3_story.html
http://www.dawn.com/news/1168421/test-launch-of-shaheen-iii-ballistic-missile-successful-ispr

2018: A special Pakistani tribunal orders the arrest former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and confiscate all his properties in the high treason case against the « proclaimed offender » for imposing emergency rule in the country in 2007
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/pakistan-court-orders-pervez-musharrafs-arrest-2088235.html

 


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