On 20 November in South Asian history

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ON 20 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 20 November 2018

1750: Birth of Tipu (or Tippu) Sultan, Indian ruler who died on May 4, 1799
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipu_Sultan
http://www.scribd.com/doc/16423377/Tippu-Sultan-Villain-Or-Hero
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/20th-november-1750-tipu-sultan-the-king-of-mysore-was-born

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AF6hU6MWb0

1903: Birth of Ishtiaq Hussain Qureshi, Pakistani historian and educationist who died on January 21, 1981
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishtiaq_Hussain_Qureshi
https://www.pakpedia.pk/ishtiaq-hussain-qureshi

1941: Birth of Haseena Moin, Pakistani television drama writer and Urdu  playwright
http://www.woman.com.pk/haseena-moin.html

1962: In the war with  India, Beijing starts the withdrawal of Chinese forces

1962-11-20-retrait-chinoishttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sino-Indian_War
 http://www.indiandefencereview.com/news/lessons-from-the-1962-sino-indian-war-in-ladakh/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XstW0q0efY4&feature=related

1971: Battle of Garibpur, one of the first engagements of between Indian  and Pakistani troops during the Bangladesh Liberation War prior to the initiation of hostillities on 3 December 1971
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Garibpur

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XH7Q5jXGzXg

1976: Birth of Tusshar Kapoor, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tusshar_Kapoor

1980: For the 2nd  time, the General assembly of United Nations demands the withdraw of Soviet  Union from Afghanistan

1984: Death of Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Pakistani poet, born on February 13,  1911
http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1558
http://www.faiz.com/

1998: A  Taliban-controlled Afghanistan court declares that Osama Bin Laden is “a man  without a sin” in regard to US embassy bombing in Kenya and Tanzania

2011: The first trial of a suspect from Bangladesh’s 1971 war of independence begins, in a widely-criticised court process that the government says will finally bring traitors to justice
http://www.asiaone.com/News/Latest%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20111120-311674.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15811848

2011: Afghan President Hamid Karzai wins the endorsement of tribal elders and community leaders to negotiate a 10-year strategic partnership with the US.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-15809068

2012: French combat troops in Afghanistan are preparing to come home as their mission officially ends.
http://www.euronews.com/2012/11/20/afghan-combat-mission-ends-for-french-troops/
http://www.voanews.com/content/france-ends-afghanistan-combat-mission/1549415.html

2013: Pakistani schoolgirl and campaigner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban, has received the EU’s Sakharov human rights prize at a ceremony in Strasbourg
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-25014916
http://asiancorrespondent.com/116175/malala-makes-impassioned-plea-for-child-education/


Holidays and  observances

Pakistan: Children’s Day



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