On 19 June in South Asian history

ON 19 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 19, 2019

1595: Birth of Guru Hargobind- 6th sikh guru who died on March 2, 1644
https://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Guru_Har_Gobind
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guru_Har_Gobind

1747: Nader Shah, Persian Emperor is assassinated
http://www.iranchamber.com/history/afsharids/afsharids.php

1947: Birth of Salman Rushdie, Indian author of the controversial “Satanic Verses”
http://www.gradesaver.com/author/salman-rushdie/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salman_Rushdie

1949: Death of Syed Zafarul Hasan, prominent Muslim Indian-Pakistani philosopher, born in February 1885
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syed_Zafarul_Hasan

1966 : The Shiv Sena, a Hindu nationalist political organisation, is founded by Balasaheb Thackeray
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-19-1966-the-shiv-sena-is-established
http://www.whatisindia.com/issues/shivsena/index.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiv_Sena

1970: Birth of Rahul Gandhi, Indian politician
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-south-asia-17271658
http://www.elections.in/political-leaders/rahul-gandhi.html

1972: Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah, former Chief Minister of Kashmir and known as the Lion of Kashmir returns after 16 months in exile for advocating a plebiscite on the future of Kashmir
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheikh_Abdullah

1981: Apple, India’s first three-axis stabilized experimental Geostationary communication satellite, is launched by the Indian Space Research Organization

Apple satellite

1985: Birth of Kajal Aggarwal, Indian actress
http://entertainment.oneindia.in/celebs/kajal-aggarwal/biography.html
http://www.koimoi.com/actress/kajal-aggarwal/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_ZG1OfPHt8

2008: Death of Barun Sengupta, Bengali journalist, born on January23, 1934
http://www.telegraphindia.com/1080620/jsp/bengal/story_9437783.jsp
http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/uncategorized/barun-sengupta-was-an-uncompromising-journalist-obituary_10062171.html

2009: The Pakistani Armed Forces open Operation Rah-e-Nijat against the Taliban and other Islamist rebels in the South Waziristan area of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Rah-e-Nijat

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7omoneV1gu0

2012: Pakistan’s top court disqualifies Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani from holding office, two months after convicting him of contempt of court.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18506728
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/06/2012619104352956999.html

2012: Speaking at the University of Westminster, the Dalai Lama calls for “realistic” expectations on Tibet’s future, reasserting his belief that “complete independence is out of the question”
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/tibet/9342293/Dalai-Lama-maintains-middle-way-for-Tibet.html



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