On 13 February in South Asian history

13 FEBRUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on February 13, 2019

1585: Salim, future Mughol Emperor Jahangir, Marries his cousin Man Bai, 16 years old
http://www.islamicart.com/library/empires/india/jahangir.htm

 1601: James Lancaster leads first East India Company voyage from London
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Lancaster

1739: Battle of Karnal, decisive victory for Nader Shah the emperor of Persia during his invasion of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Karnal
http://citymartkarnal.blogspot.fr/2011/05/battle-of-karnal-1739-ad_26.html

1739-02-13 Battle of Karnal

1835: Birth of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, Indian religious figure, founder of the Amadiyya Movement, who died on May 26, 1908
http://www.muslimsforpeace.org/hazrat-mirza-ghulam-ahmad/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirza_Ghulam_Ahmad

1879: Birth of Sarojini Naidu, Indian freedom fighter, who died on March 2, 1949
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/sarojini-naidu.html

1911: Birth of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Pakistani poet who died on November 20 1984
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1558

1913: Thubten Gyatso, the 13th Dalai Lama, proclaims an edict that reaffirms the independence of Tibet (not recognised by China)
https://tibettalk.wordpress.com/2013/02/14/the-tibetan-declaration-of-independence/

1931: New Delhi becomes the capital of India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/13-february-1931-new-delhi-became-the-capital-of-india
http://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2011/11/11/why-delhi-the-move-from-calcutta/

1944: Birth of Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor who died on May 27, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oduvil_Unnikrishnan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jwrXS3QqwEM

1990: Birth of the 11th Panchen Lama Gyaincain Norbu imposed by Beijing in November 1995
http://www.chinabuddhismencyclopedia.com/en/index.php?title=Gyaincain_Norbu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Panchen_Lama_controversy
http://www.freepanchenlama.org/

2012: Yousuf Raza Gilani, Pakistan’s prime minister, is charged with contempt of court by the country’s supreme court, after he disobeyed a court order to open corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/14/world/asia/pakistani-court-indicts-prime-minister-for-contempt.html?_r=1&ref=asia
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/02/201221344753846407.html
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/02/12/world/asia/pakistan-gilani-court/index.html?hpt=ias_c1

2013: Mohamed Nasheed, the former Maldives President, takes refuge inside the Indian embassy in the capital, Male, after a local magistrate ordered his arrest
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/02/2013213132554617868.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-21444740

2014: Afghanistan releases 65 alleged Taliban militants from prison despite protests from the US military, which warned that the men were “dangerous insurgents” who will likely return to fighting Afghan and international forces

2014: Death of Balu Mahendra, Sri Lankan-Indian director, cinematographer, and screenwriter, born on May 20, 1939
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Balu-Mahendra-who-made-his-visuals-speak-dies-at-74/articleshow/30363139.cms
http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/balu-mahendra-19392014/article5684322.ece#im-image-9
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balu_Mahendra

2016: Death of O. N. V. Kurup, Indian poet and academic, born on May 1927, 1931
http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/nation/malayalam-poet-lyricist-o-n-v-kurup-dead/195844.html



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