On 2 May in South Asian history

ON 2 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 2, 2019

1920: Birth of Vasantrao Deshpande, renowned Hindustani classical vocalist from India who died on July 30, 1983
http://www.surgyan.com/vasantraodeshpande.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasantrao_Deshpande

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p9njBh1mL8

1921: Birth of Satyajit Ray, Indian director, who died on 23 April 1992
http://www.satyajitray.org/about_ray/introduction.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/2-may-1921-satyajit-ray-indian-director-and-screenwriter-was-born

1924: Birth of Jamal Abro, Sindhi writer, who died on June 30, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamal_Abro

1926: In India, Hindu women gain the right to seek elected office

1929: Birth of Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, Bhutanese king who died on July 21, 1972
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigme_Dorji_Wangchuck
http://wangchasangey.blogspot.fr/2015/04/remembering-king-jigme-dorji-wangchuck.html

1950: In London, opening of the conference of the Commonwealth

1955: India proposal to discrimination against Dalits or “Untouchables” punishable

1980: A referendum on system of government is held in Nepal http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepalese_governmental_system_referendum,_1980

1982: The seven fundamentalist parties of the Afghan resistance announce their total merging in the Islamist Alliance of Afghan Mujaheddin (IAAM)

2002: In Nepal, beginning of a royal offensive killing more than 650 communist rebels

2003: India and Pakistan re-establish their diplomatic relations and air links. They also decide talks on their disputes

2008: For the first time, USA have talk with Maoists in Nepal
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7379567.stm

2011: Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader is killed in a ground operation outside Islamabad based on US intelligence. After “a firefight”, US forces took possession of his body
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2011/05/2011522132275789.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-13256676

 



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