On 11 February in South Asian history

ON 11 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 11, 2019

1713: Jahandar Shah I, Mughal emperor of India (1712-1713) is murdered while in prison, born on May 10, 1661
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P066

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jahandar_Shah

1856: The Kingdom of Awadh is annexed by the British East India Company and Wajid Ali Shah, the king of Awadh, is imprisoned and later exiled to Calcutta
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Awadh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wajid_Ali_Shah

1917: Birth of T. Nagi Reddy, Indian Communist revolutionary, who died on July 28, 1976
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/T._Nagi_Reddy
http://naxalrevolution.blogspot.com/2006/09/legacy-and-history-of-indian-maoism.html

1942: Death of Jamnalal Bajaj, Indian industrialist, a philanthropist, and Indian independence fighter, born on. November 4, 1884
http://www.vandemataram.com/biographies/patriots/bajaj.htm

1968: Death of Deendayal Upadhyaya, Indian journalist, economist, and politician, born on September 25, 1916
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/11-february-1968-deendayal-upadhyaya-activist-and-economist-died
http://www.bjp.org/pandit-deendayal-upadhyaya

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43SlpJi1R5Q

1977: Death of Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed, president of India since August 24, 1974. Basappa Banappa Jatti becomes acting president
http://pastpresidentsofindia.indiapress.org/ahmed.html

http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/fakhruddin-ali-ahmed.html

1993: Death of Kamal Amrohi, Indian director and screenwriter, born on January 17, 1918
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/people/obituary-kamal-amrohi-1473555.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamal_Amrohi

Kamal Amrohi

2013: The US military has started to withdraw equipment from Afghanistan through Pakistan ahead of next year’s deadline for combat troops to leave the war against the Taliban, an official said

2013: Death of D. Vinayachandran, Indian poet and educator, born on May 13 1946
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/d._vinayachandran-profile-5960-25.htm
http://johnyml.blogspot.fr/2013/02/dvinayachandran-touched-by-poetry.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZYB5miEdlg

2018: Pakistani rights activist Asma Jahangir dies at 66
http://www.dw.com/en/pakistani-rights-activist-asma-jahangir-dies-at-66/a-42536180
https://thewire.in/223099/asma-jahangir-lawyer-activist-and-a-brave-fighter/
https://tribune.com.pk/story/1632167/1-asma-jahangir-passes-away-lahore/

2018: The party of former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse landslide local victory amid disarray in the ranks of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe’s ruling alliance
https://www.trtworld.com/asia/sri-lanka-coalition-suffers-humiliation-at-local-vote-15071
http://www.economynext.com/Sri_Lanka%E2%80%99s_ruling_coalition_in_deep_crisis_after_shock_defeat-3-9839-10.html
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/sri-lanka-opposition-calls-government-resignation-180211182754969.html



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