On 19 November in South Asian history

ON 19 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN

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Updated on November 19, 2018

1828: Birth of Rani Lakshmi Bai, Indian queen who was killed on June 17, 1858
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rani_Lakshmi_Bai
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/november-19-1828-rani-lakshmibai-leader-of-1857-revolt-was-born

1858: Following the Sepoy’ revolt in India, the British East India Company is dissolved
http://www.victorianweb.org/history/empire/india/eic.html
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/f/British-East-India-Company.htm

1917: Birth of Indira Gandhi, Indian prime minister, assassinated on October 31, 1984
http://southasia.ucla.edu/history-politics/independent-india/indira-gandhi/
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/p/Biography-of-Indira-Gandhi.htm?nl=1
http://www.dw.com/en/indira-gandhi-indias-democrat-with-an-authoritarian-bent/a-41427087

1922: Birth of Salil Chowdhury, Indian music composer, poet, writer, dramatist and filmmaker who died on September 5, 1995
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salil_Chowdhury

 
1946: Afghanistan joins the United Nations

1951: Birth of Zeenat Aman, Indian actress and sex symbol
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeenat_Aman

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

1962: Ending the sino-indian war, Zhou Enlai declares a unilateral ceasefire to start on midnight, 21 November
https://www.quora.com/Why-did-the-victorious-Chinese-Army-suddenly-retreat-during-the-1962-Indo-China-War-and-declare-a-unilateral-ceasefire

1975: Birth of Sushmita Sen, Indian beauty queen and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sushmita_Sen

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nm7lWAWXSGc&NR=1

2005: Mahinda Rajapaksa is sworn in as president of Sri Lanka, succeeding Chandrika Kumaratunga. Ratnasiri Wichramayake comes back as Prime Minister

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

2009: Hamid Karzai is sworn in as Afghanistan’s president for a second five-year term, pledging to tackle the “dangerous issue” of corruption
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/11/200911197173093603.html

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

2013: Threats from poll-opposing parties, violence and bombs failed to dampen the people’s spirits as Nepal votes for the second Constituent Assembly

2013: Spain’s National Court issues arrest orders for former Chinese president Jiang Zemin and four other officials as part of a probe into alleged genocide by China against Tibet
http://asiancorrespondent.com/116095/spain-issues-arrest-order-for-chinas-ex-leader/

2016: India has opposed a UN resolution calling for a moratorium on the death penalty, saying it goes against Indian law and the sovereign right of countries to determine their own laws and penalties
http://gulfnews.com/news/asia/india/india-opposes-un-resolution-for-moratorium-on-death-penalty-1.1932108



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