On 20 December in South Asian history

ON 20 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 20, 2018

1909: Birth of Vakkom Majeed, Indian politician,who died on July 10, 2000
https://nitum.wordpress.com/2012/09/22/biography-of-vakkom-Majeed/

1915: Death of Upendrakishore Ray, Indian writer, painter and composer, born on May 10, 1863
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upendrakishore_Ray
http://blog.rarh.in/?p=184
http://athomewriting.blogspot.com/2007/02/upendrakishore-ray-bangla-literatures.html

1971: In Pakistan, resignation of Yahya Khan. Ali Bhutto becomes head od state
http://countrystudies.us/pakistan/19.htm
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P019

1985: New failure after the fourth round of Geneva indirect negotiations on Afghanistan that started on December 16

1988: Premier Ramasinghe Premadasa is elected President of Sri Lanka
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranasinghe_Premadasa

2000: Death of Mirza Ghulam Hafiz, Bangladesh statesman, politician, and philanthropist, born in 1920
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mirza_Ghulam_Hafiz

2010: Sri Lanka announces that it will allow the UN to send representatives to take part in an investigation into war crimes alleged to have taken place during the country’s civil war. Colombo had previously said that it would not allow a three-member UN panel appointed by Ban Ki Moon to enter Sri Lanka to look into the alleged war crimes
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/12/2010121916726441902.html

2012: Narendra Modi wins third consecutive assembly election in Gujarat
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/20th-december-2012-narendra-modi-won-third-consecutive-assembly-election-in-gujarat
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/gujarat-assembly-elections/Elections-2012-results-Modi-scores-hat-trick-in-Gujarat-Congress-wins-Himachal/articleshow/17690283.cms



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