On 11 September in South Asian history

1948-09-11-death-of-jinnah

ON 11 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 11, 2019

1803: Battle of Delhi, during the Second Anglo-Maratha War, between British troops under General Lake, and Marathas of Scindia’s army under General Louis Bourquin
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Delhi,_1803
http://www.indianetzone.com/37/second_maratha_war_1803-1805_british_india.htm

1884: Birth of Sudhamoy Pramanick, Indian activist who died on October 2, 1974
http://nitum.wordpress.com/2012/09/22/biography-of-sudhamoy-pramanick/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sudhamoy_Pramanick

1895: Birth of Vinoba Bhave, one of the greatest spiritual leaders and reformers of modern India who died on November 15, 1982
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/acharya-vinoba-bhave.html
http://www.vinobabhave.org/index.php/biography

1906: Mahatma Gandhi launches the Satyagraha (non-violence resistance) in South Africa
http://www.democracynow.org/2006/9/8/satyagraha_100_years_later_gandhi_launches

1921: Death of Subramanya Barathy, a Tamil poet who was a militant for India independence  (Born in December 1882)
http://members.tripod.com/neyveliweb/bharathy.htm

 1927: Birth of Vernon Corea, Sri Lankan broadcaster, who died in 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vernon_Corea

1948: Death of Jinnah Muhammad Ali, father of the Pakistan’s independence
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Jinnah-M.html
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P009

1948-09-11-death-of-jinnah

1958: India and Pakistan announced that most border disputes between the two countries had been settled

1964: Death of Gajanan Madhav Muktibodh, Indian poet and critic, born on November 13, 1917

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

1964: Signature of a defense treaty between Soviet Union  and India for the procurement of 44 MiG-21, 20 helicopters and 70 PT-76 tanks
https://books.google.fr/books?id=SZRk_z3dhtYC&pg=PA19&lpg=PA19&dq=Indian+military+1964&source=bl&ots=siq2iVslDv&sig=fAWo3_YfAFaZ1oAstLlV9gka30A&hl=fr&sa=X&ved=0CE4Q6AEwCmoVChMIkdWc7pntxwIVCl4aCh1wMgnS#v=onepage&q=Indian%20military%201964&f=false

1965: During the Indo-Pakistani War, the Indian Army captures the town of Burki just southeast of Lahore
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Burki

1965-09-11 prise de Burki

1967: According to the Indian account, Indian soldiers were protecting an engineering company that was fencing the North Shoulder of Nathu La, when Chinese troops opened fire on them. This escalated over the next five days to an exchange of heavy artillery and mortar fire

1973: Death of Neem Karoli Baba, Indian guru
https://nkbashram.org/maharaji/about-neem-karoli-baba/

1982: Birth of Shriya Saran, South Indian actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1328152/bio

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Dao0SVHSRo

1987: Death of Mahadevi Varma, Indian poet and educationist, born on March 26, 1907
http://www.poemhunter.com/mahadevi-varma/biography/
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/mahadevi-verma.html

2009: The Pakistani Army announce the arrest of the chief spokesman of the Taliban in Swat. It is the first capture of a senior Taliban figure to be officially announced by the Pakistani authorities

2015 : Indian court convicts 12 men for 2006 Mumbai train bombings, nine years after seven RDX bombs kept in Mumbai suburban trains exploded killing 188 people and injuring 829
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-34218396

2017: Maldives suspends a third of its lawyers
https://www.voanews.com/a/maldives-suspends-a-third-of-its-lawyers/4023492.html


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