On 12 July in South Asian history

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ON 12 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 12, 2019

1489 : Death in Delhi of Bahlol Khan Lodi, founder of the Lodi Dynasty, born on April 12, 1451
http://historypak.com/bahlul-lodhi/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-12-1489-bahlol-khan-lodi-founder-of-the-lodi-dynasty-dies-in-delhi
http://www.historydiscussion.net/history-of-india/achievement-of-bahlol-lodi-as-a-ruler/2712

1660: Shivaji, king of Maratha, escape from long besieged fort of Panhala
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shivaji

1799: Ranjit Singh conquers Lahore and becomes Maharaja of The Punjab Sikh Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranjit_Singh

1900: Birth of Chhabi Biswas, Indian actor and director who died on June 11, 1962
http://upperstall.com/profile/chhabi-biswas/
http://www.indiavideo.org/text/chhabi-biswas-actor-1287.php

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bPs8b4wbRdY

1938: Birth of Jaishankar, Indian actor who died on June 30, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaishankar

1954: Birth of Sulakshana Pandit, Indian Film Actress/ Playback Singer
http://cineplot.com/sulakshana-pandit-memories/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5vtciaXQ-0

1957: The Nizari Ismaili sect of the Shiite Muslims welcomes a new spiritual leader when Prince Karim Al-Hussain of Pakistan is proclaimed Aga Khan IV
https://www.akdn.org/about-us/his-highness-aga-khan/biography-his-highness-aga-khan

1961: Pune (India) floods due to failure of Khadakvasala and Panshet dams. Half of Pune was submerged. More than 100,000 families dislocated and death tally exceeded 2000

1997: Birth of Malala Yousafzai, young Pakistani activist, Nobel Peace Prize 2014
http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/2013/04/malala-yousafzai-pakistan-profile
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malala_Yousafzai
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23241937

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1999: Death of Rajendra Kumar, Indian actor, born on July 29, 1929
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajendra_Kumar
http://stationhollywood.blogspot.com/2007/12/jubilee-kumar-rajender-kumar.html

2011: Ahmed Wali Karzai, half brother to the Afghan president and one of the most powerful men in the country, is killed in Kandahar city by a close associate
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/20117127299662659.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-14118884
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-most-powerful-man-southern-afghanistan-president-karzai-brother-ahmed-wali
http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/features/2011/07/201171283244784171.html

2011: France will pull out a quarter of its 4,000 troops based in Afghanistan by the end of 2012, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says during a brief visit to the country.
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-france-withdraw-quarter-troops-afghanistan-2012-sarkozy
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/07/201171271435384429.html

2011: Pakistan’s Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar threatens to withdraw troops from the Afghan border in response to a decision by the US to withhold $800 million in security aid
http://www.france24.com/en/20110712-us-pakistan-defence-minister-threatens-withdraw-troops-afghan-border-aid-cut

2012: Hamid Karzai has said the supreme leader of the Taliban, Mullah Mohammad Omar, could run for political office and even the Afghan presidency if he abandoned his armed struggle.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/afghanistan/9395688/Mullah-Omar-could-be-Afghan-president-Hamid-Karzai-says.html

2013: Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban, has told the UN that books and pens scare extremists, as she urged education for all
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-23282662
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/10175821/The-Taliban-have-failed-brave-schoolgirl-Malala-Yousafzai-tells-UN.html

2013: Death of Pran, Indian actor, born on February 20, 1920
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/pran/biography.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-23300474

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

2015: Death of Tibetan lama Tenzin Delek Rinpoché in prison since 13 years into serving a life sentence. He was 65
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tibet-idUSKCN0PN0HC20150713



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