On 12 January in South Asian history

1948-01-12 Gandhi last fasting

ON 12 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 12, 2019

1863: Birth of Swami Vivekananda, Indian philosopher who died on July 4, 1902
http://www.ramakrishna.org/sv.htm
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-who-was-swami-vivekananda-all-you-need-to-know-about-the-patriotic-saint-2164975
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/12-january-1863-swami-vivekananda-spiritual-and-religious-leader-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt8pxv2Z1os

1889: Birth of Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad, Indian-Pakistani spiritual leader who died on November 7, 1965
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirza_Basheer-ud-Din_Mahmood_Ahmad
https://www.alislam.org/library/mahmood.html

Hadhrat Mirza Bashir ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad

1917: Birth of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Indian spiritualist who died on May 2, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maharishi_Mahesh_Yogi
http://www.tm.org/main_pages/maharishi.html

1934: Surya Sen, Indian educator and independence activist is hanged by the British. Born on March 22, 1894
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://indiansaga.com/history/revolution_sen.html
http://www.towardsfreedom.in/site/Surya_Sen

Surya Sen

1936: Birth of Brajanath Ratha, Indian poet who died on May 31, 2014
http://www.poemhunter.com/brajanath-ratha/biography/
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/brajanath_ratha-profile-3587-25.htm

Brajanath Ratha

1938: Birth of Qazi Hussain Ahmad, Pakistani scholar and hard-liner politician who died on January 6, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qazi_Hussain_Ahmad

1948: In India, Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi begins his final fast aiming a national reconciliation (up to 18)

1948-01-12 Gandhi last fasting

1972: Birth of Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of former Indian PM Rajiv Gandhi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Priyanka_Gandhi

1972: Mujibur Rahman gives up his president charge to be head of the government in the frame of the parliamentary political system in Bangladesh

2002: In Pakistan, the president, General Musharraf  bans Kashmir Islamist separatist parties Jah-e-Muhammed and Lashkar-e-Tayaba, accused by New Delhi to be responsible of 13 December 2001 attack on Indian parliament

2005: Death of Amrish Puri, Indian actor,born on June 22, 1932
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/4166943.stm

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

2012: Forty years after liberation, former Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Ghulam Azam is sent to jail yesterday on charges of committing crimes against humanity and peace, genocide and war crimes in 1971.
http://www.thedailystar.net/newDesign/news-details.php?nid=218007

2014: Sheikh Hasina is sworn in for a third spell as Bangladesh’s prime minister on Sunday after a deadly general election boycotted by the opposition amid an ongoing political crisis
http://www.dawn.com/news/1080042/sheikh-hasina-sworn-in-as-bangladesh-pm-for-third-time
http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/389199/sheikh-hasina-sworn-in-as-pm-in-crisis-hit-bangladesh

2015: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s office announces nominees for the country’s cabinet after months of delays following a disputed election.
http://www.rferl.org/content/afghanistan-announces-new-cabinet/26788824.html?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=%2AAfPak%20Daily%20Brief&utm_campaign=2014_The%20South%20Asia%20Daily%2001.12.15

 

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