On 10 November in South Asian history

ON 10 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 10, 2018

1659: Shivaji Maharaj, Maratha King wins the Battle of Pratapgarh, starting conquests which will lead to the Maratha Empire in 1674
http://www.iloveindia.com/history/medieval-india/shivaji.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pratapgarh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i01GCCnk1Wo

1698: The East India Company takes possession of three villages in Bengal : Sutanaki, Kolkota and Gobindapun that they will unit to form Calcutta

1848: Birth of Sir Surendranath Banerjea, leader, Indian National Congress who died on August 26, 1925
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/surendranath-banerjee.html
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Surendranath_Banerjea

1945: Battle of Surabaya between pro-independence soldiers and militia against British and Neetherlands troops. Fighting continues for three weeks. 600 Indian troops defect from the British and join  the Indonesians
http://www.nusantara.com/heritage/surabaya.html
http://www.misterguru.web.id/2011/11/narrative-text-battle-of-surabaya.html#.VkG3RDgQVjo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Surabaya
http://www.moddb.com/mods/cc5-battle-of-surabaya-1945

1945-11-10 Battle of Surabaya

1899: Birth of Swami Satyabhakta, Indian guru, philosopher, and scholar who died on December 10, 1998
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swami_Satyabhakta

1986: Bangladesh  constitution is restored

1987: Noor Hossain, Bangladeshi activist is killed by police, born in 1961
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noor_Hossain
http://www.thedailystar.net/news/democracy-and-the-role-of-media

1990: Chandra Shekhar  is sworn in as India’s new prime minister, succeeding Vishwanath Pratap Singh  (up to June 21, 1991)
http://www.indianetzone.com/3/chandra_shekhar_singh.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/10th-november-1990-chandra-shekhar-became-indias-eighth-prime-minister
http://chandrashekhar.org/
http://www.nytimes.com/1990/11/10/world/rival-of-singh-becomes-india-premier.html?pagewanted=1

1990-11-10-venkataraman-chandra-shekhar-pm

1995: In Katmandu,  Nepal, searchers rescued 549 hikers after a massive avalanche struck the  Himalayan foothills. The disaster left 24 tourists and 32 Nepalese dead

2006: Sri Lankan Tamil parliamentarian Nadarajah Raviraj is assassinated
in Colombo
http://aboutsrilanka.blogspot.com/2006/11/tna-parliamentarian-nadarajah-raviraj.html
http://www.lankanewspapers.com/news/2006/11/9268_image_headline.html

2013: Death of Vijaydan Detha, Indian author, born on September 1, 1926
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/vijaydan-detha-is-gone-and-here-is-what-made-the-writer-very-very-special/1/325187.html
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/Rajasthans-literary-giant-Vijaydan-Detha-passes-away/articleshow/25569883.cms

Vijaydan Detha

2015 : The Maldives lift a state of emergency declared by the president earlier this month, saying security had improved after the authorities detained individuals and seized illegal weapons

 

Holidays and  observances

Bangladesh: Noor Hossain Day



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