On 22 July in South Asian history

ON 22 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on July 22, 2019

1915: Birth of Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Pakistani politician, diplomat and author who died on December 11, 2000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shaista_Suhrawardy_Ikramullah


2008: India’s Congress party-led government survives a vote of confidence over a civilian nuclear deal with the US
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7519860.stm

2009: People in Asia have seen the longest total solar eclipse this century, with large areas of India and China plunged into darkness
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/8161578.stm

2012: Former finance minister Pranab Mukherjee is elected Indian president after votes from members of the national and state parliaments were counted in the race for the mainly ceremonial post.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/9418632/Congress-stalwart-Pranab-Mukherjee-elected-India-president.html

http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Asia/Story/A1Story20120722-360643.html



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