On 14 December in South Asian history

ON 14 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 14, 2018

1918: Birth of B.K.S. Iyengar, Indian yoga advocate
http://www.bksiyengar.com/Modules/Guruji/guru.htm

1924: Birth of Raj Kapoor, a legendery Indian actor, producer and director of Bollywood movies, who died on June 3, 1988
http://www.rediff.com/entertai/2003/apr/16dinesh.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14th-december-1924-raj-kapoor-indian-actor-and-director-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76Jz74wbgEk

1931: Birth of Jon Elia (Jaun Elia), Pakistani scholar, poet and philosopher, who died on November 8, 2002
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jon_Elia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3urjzyCQDjw

1934: Birth of Shyam Benegal, Indian director and screenwriter
http://www.shyambenegalonline.com/biography.php
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0070867/

1946 : Birth of Sanjay Gandhi, Congress leader Indira Gandhi’s son, was died on June 23, 1980 in a plane crash
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanjay_Gandhi
http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/the-life-and-death-of-sanjay-gandhi/article4428896.ece

1955: United Nations Security Council welcomes 16 new members, including, Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) and Nepal

1966: Death of Shailendra, Indian lyricist, born on August 30, 1923
http://www.india-forums.com/forum_posts.asp?TID=518619
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shailendra_(lyricist)

1971: Over 200 of East Pakistan’s intellectuals including professors, journalists, doctors, artists, engineers, and writers are executed en masse, most notably at Rayerbazar and Mirpur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Day_of_the_Martyred_Intellectuals
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Killing_of_Intellectuals

1984: Birth of Rana Daggubati, Indian actor and Producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rana_Daggubati
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/rana-daggubati/

2003: President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf narrowly escapes a first assassination attempt
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3318449.stm
http://edition.cnn.com/2003/WORLD/asiapcf/12/14/blast.musharraf/
http://www.nndb.com/people/877/000024805/

2003-12-14 Attentat contre Musharaff

2006: By Royal Edit, king Jigme Singye Wangchuck of Nepal hands over power to his eldest son Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/6184349.stm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MT7q-RmovU8

2006: Death of Anton Balasingham, chief political strategist of Sri Lanka separatist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam
http://www.tamilnet.com/art.html?catid=13&artid=20610

 

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Day of the Martyred Intellectuals (Bangladesh)



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