On 1st July in South Asian history

ON 1 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 1, 2018

1781 : During the Second Anglo-Mysore War, the British troops, under General Eyree Coote, defeat Hyder Ali in the battle of Porto Novo
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Battle_of_Porto_Novo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyder_Ali

1927: Birth of Shri Chandra Shekhar, Prime Minister of India (1990-1991), who died on July 8, 2007
http://www.pmindia.gov.in/en/former_pm/shri-chandra-shekhar/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandra_Shekhar

1938: Birth of Hariprasad Chaurasia, Indian flute player and composer
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/hariprasad-chaurasia-5440.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/hariprasad-chaurasia.html
http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/i-still-feel-i-am-a-student-of-music-pandit-hariprasad-chaurasia/301436


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvkQweUvkQI

 1948: Quaid-i-Azam (Ali Jinnah) inaugurates Pakistan’s central bank, the State Bank of Pakistan

1949: Merger of two princely states of India, Cochin and Travancore to become the state of Thiru-Kochi (later re-organized to Kerala) in Indian Union

1963: Creation of the “Territory of Pondicherry” which includes Pondicherry, Karikal, Yanam and Mahé
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_India

1970: General Yahya Khan, president of Pakistan abolishes One-Unit of Western Pakistan, restoring the provinces
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Pakistan

 

 



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