On 10 August in South Asian history

ON 10 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 10, 2019

1860: Birth of Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, Indian musician, who died on September 19, 1936
http://maestroesclassicalsingers.weebly.com/vishnu-narayana-bhatkhande.html
http://www.india9.com/i9show/Pandit-Vishnu-Narayan-Bhatkhande-36159.htm

1894: Birth of Varahagiri Ventaka Giri, fourth president of India (1969-1974), who died on June 23, 1980
http://indohistory.com/varahagiri_venkata_giri.html

1923 Birth of SM Sultan, Bangladeshi painter who died on October 10, 1994
http://www.bangladesh.com/blog/sm-sultan-a-talented-artist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SM_Sultan
http://www.google.fr/search?q=sm+sultan&nord=1&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ei=FHjmU6HBCoew0QXQr4DABA&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1242&bih=571&dpr=1

 SM Sultan

 

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

1963: Birth of Phoolan Devi, the India Bandits Queen, killed on July 25, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoolan_Devi
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/10th-august-1963-one-of-indias-most-notorious-bandits-phoolan-devi-is-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgo8iqDm99A

1980: Death of General Agha Muhammad Yahya Khan, president of Pakistan (mars 1969-décembre 1971), born on February 4, 1917
http://presidentyahya.com/

1984: Khaleda Zia is elected chairwoman of the Bangladesh National Party (BNP)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khaleda_Zia

1990: Massacre of more than 127 Muslims in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitaries

1999: Death of Padma Bhushan Acharya Baldev Upadhyaya, Eminent Sanskrit Scholar in India, born on October 10, 1899
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baldev_Upadhyaya

1999: Near an Indian-Pakistan border area an Indian fighter jet shots down a Pakistani naval aircraft. 16 people are killed

2000: In Sri Lanka, Ratnasiri Wickremanayake becomes prime minister until December 2001
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=174499793

2012: Death of Suresh Dalal, Indian poet and writer, born on October 11, 1932
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-08-12/ahmedabad/33167065_1_gujarati-language-gujarati-department-gujarati-poetry

Suresh Dalal

2016: Bangladesh sentences Sakhawat Hossain, a former parliament member belonging to the Jamaat-e-Islami party, to death for war crimes in 1971
http://www.thedailystar.net/frontpage/death-penalty-shakhawat-1267804

2017: German doctor and nun Ruth Pfau, Pakistan’s ‘Mother Teresa’ dies aged 87
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-40886234
https://www.dawn.com/news/1338320
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1477955/pakistani-lepers-messiah-dr-ruth-pfau-passes-away/

 


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