On 15 November in South Asian history

ON 15 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 15, 2018

1706: Death of Tsangyang Gyatso, the 6th dalai lama, born in 1683
http://deathaday.blogspot.com/2007/11/november-15-dalai-lama-vi.html

1899: Birth of Iskander Mirza, first president of Pakistan (March 1956-October 1958) who died on November 15, 1969
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P015

1947: Birth of Malcolm Ranjith, Sri Lankan cardinal
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Ranjith

1949: Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte are executed for assassinating Mahatma Gandhi
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nathuram_Godse
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/15th-november-1949-nathuram-godse-assassin-of-mahatma-gandhi-was-hanged

1969: Death of Iskander Mirza (former president of Pakistan), born on November 15, 1899
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/iskander-mirza-5937.ph


1981: Death of Khawar Rizvi, Pakistani poet and scholar, born on June 1, 1938
http://www.poetrysoup.com/biography/khawar_rizvi

1981: Abdus Sattar, acting head of state since May 30 is elected president of Bangladesh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdus_Sattar_(president)

1982 : Death of Vinoba Bhave, Indian Freedom fighter, born on September 11, 1895
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/acharya-vinoba-bhave.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vinoba_Bhave

1994: The Communist Party of Nepal wins the elections
http://www.ipu.org/parline-e/reports/arc/2386_94.htm

2000: Jharkhand state comes into existence in India.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jharkhand


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1oavw_wwwjharkhandiorg-jharkhand-video-8_music

2006: Pakistan parliament adopts a new law. The raped women are no more forced to have four men testimonies. Adultery is reduced from death by stoning to five years in jail. Islamists boycott the vote
http://blogs.tribune.com.pk/story/9484/rape-fallacies-of-the-four-witness-requirement/

2007: A devastating Cyclone named Sidr hits Bangladesh, killing an estimated 5000 people and destroys the world’s largest mangrove forest, Sundarbans
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyclone_Sidr

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbzWcA7eDDU

2008: Sri Lanka military says it has captured the strategically important northern town of Pooneryn from Tamil Tiger separtists
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2008/11/slwa-n20.html
http://srilankareports.wordpress.com/2008/11/16/fall-of-pooneryn-crushing-blow-to-tigers/

2014: Pakistan and Afghanistan pledge to begin a new era of economic cooperation, with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani saying three days of talks had ended 13 years of différences
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/afghan-pakistan-leaders-pledge-end-turbulent-ties

2015: Nepal PM asks India to end “undeclared blockade”
https://sg.news.yahoo.com/nepal-pm-asks-india-end-undeclared-blockade-191556569.html
http://thehimalayantimes.com/nepal/unofficial-indian-blockade-has-led-to-humanitarian-crisis-pm/



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