On 21 June in South Asian history

1948-06-21 C. Rajagopalachari

ON 21 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 21, 2019

1576 The Mughal army defeats Rana Pratap Singh in the Battle of Haldighati

1576-06-21 Battle of Haldighati
http://www.mapsofindia.com/history/battles/battle-of-haldighati.html
http://indohistory.com/battle_of_haldighati.html
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/rajasthan-book-alters-history-of-battle-of-haldighati/articleshow/59747198.cms

1912: Birth of Vishnu Prabhakar, Indian author who died on April 11, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vishnu_Prabhakar

1948: Lord Mountbatten resigns as Governor General of India, formerly the last Viceroy. Rajagopalachari is appointed the first (and last) Indian Governor General of the Indian union
https://www.geni.com/people/Chakravarti-Rajagopalachari/6000000009056489225
http://www.vernonjohns.org/snuffy1186/lord_mountbatten_1985.html

1948-06-21 C. Rajagopalachari
1953: Birth of Benazir Bhutto, twice Pakistani prime minister, assassinated on December 27, 2007
https://www.biography.com/people/benazir-bhutto-9211744
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/pakistan/p/Biography-of-Benazir-Bhutto.htm?nl=1

1991 : P.V Narasimha Rao is sworn in as the ninth Prime Minister of India
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-21-1991p.-v.-narasimha-rao-is-sworn-in-as-the-ninth-prime-minister-of-india 1991-06-21 Narasimha Rao sworn in

1992: Death of Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah, Bengali poet, born on October 16, 1956
http://www.poemhunter.com/rudra-mohammad-shahidullah/biography/

2003: Beginning of a six-day visit of Indian Premier Atal Behari Vajpayee in China. The first at this level since ten years
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/historic-visit-to-china-by-prime-minister-vajpayee-brings-beijing-and-delhi-closer/1/206119.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_jWH0QzysM

2012: Having already ousted one prime minister this week, Pakistan’s courts sabotage the appointment of a replacement by ordering the arrest of the man nominated to take up the job.
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/06/20126209109434788.html
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/9346965/Pakistan-courts-order-arrest-of-new-prime-minister-nominee.html



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