On 21 March in South Asian history

2000-03-21 Clinton

ON 21 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 21, 2019

1913: Birth of Bismillah Khan, Indian shehnai player who died on August 21, 2006
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-music/classical-singers/bissmillah-khan.html
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/bismillah-khan-5281.php
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/21-march-1913-bismillah-khan-shehnai-maestro-was-born

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hveeMDC6Dro

1923: Birth of Sri Mataji Nirmala Srivasta, founder of Sahaja Yogav, who died on December 23, 2011
http://www.adishakti.org/shri_mataji.htm

1977: Indira Gandhi, Indian prime minister, resigns after she lost legislative election. End of a 21 month period of emergency while she ruled by decree
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_general_election,_1977
https://www.mtholyoke.edu/~ghosh20p/
http://uswww.rediff.com/freedom/30rajan.htm

1977-03-21 Indira demissionne

1978: Birth of Rani Mukherjee, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rani_Mukerji

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jHb3OQDDFJk

1980: President Jimmy Carter informs a group of U.S. athletes that, in response to the December 1979 Soviet incursion into Afghanistan, the United States will boycott the 1980 Olympics in Moscow
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/carter-tells-u-s-athletes-of-olympic-boycott

1985: In Bangladesh, General Ershad gets 94,14 % of yes in the referendum he has organized to legitimate his military regime. The opposition said the vote was rigged
http://articles.latimes.com/1985-03-21/news/mn-20703_1_opposition-parties
http://articles.latimes.com/1985-03-22/news/mn-29765_1_polling

Hussain Muhammad Ershad

2000: Bill Clinton arrives to India. First visit of an US president since 22 years
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/gallery/bill-clintons-visit-to-india/1/3823.html#photo1

2000-03-21 Clinton

2001: Taliban blow up two giant Buddha statues in Bamyan, Afghanistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buddhas_of_Bamiyan
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/03/19/world/taliban-explains-buddha-demolition.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-31813681

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nENvd7Zj1Qs&feature=related

2002: In Pakistan, Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh along with three other suspects are charged with murder for the kidnapping and killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/1804710.stm

2003: Death of Shivani, Indian author, born on October 17, 1923
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shivani

2009: Bangladesh says it will disband the country’s border force and raise a new paramilitary unit to replace it
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/03/20093211532659351.html

2018: Maldives ex-leader Gayoom and eight others are charged with terrorism
https://www.newdelhitimes.com/maldives-former-dictator-judges-charged-with-terrorism/
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2138212/more-trouble-paradise-maldives-ex-dictator-charged-terrorism
https://www.chinadailyasia.com/articles/34/173/1/1521605346559.html



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