On 22 May in South Asian history

ON 22 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 22, 2019

1408: Birth of Annamacharya, Hindu saint who died on February 14, 1503
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annamacharya
http://www.svasa.org/annamacharya1.html

1545 : Death of Sher Shah Suri, founder of the short lived Suri Dynasty in India, born in 1486
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sher_Shah_Suri

1772: Birth of Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Hindu reformer who died on 27 September 1833
http://www.mapsofindia.com/my-india/history/raja-ram-mohan-roy-a-great-reformer
http://www.culturalindia.net/reformers/raja-ram-mohan-roy.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSkfhbVLi4I

1948: Birth of Nedumudi Venu, Indian actor and screenwriter
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/nedumudi-venu/biography.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0893449/

 

1958: Start of Sri Lankan riots of 1958 (end on May 27), this riot was a watershed event in the race relationship of the various ethnic communities of Sri Lanka. The total number of deaths is estimated to be 300, mostly Sri Lankan Tamils
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_riots_of_1958
https://justice4tamils.wordpress.com/2009/09/04/1958-riots-in-ceylon-sri-lanka/

1972: Ceylon adopts a new constitution becoming a republic, changes its name for Sri Lanka and joins the Commonwealth of Nations

1973: Birth of Madhureeta Anand, Indian director, producer, screenwriter
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Madhureeta_Anand

1987: Hashimpura massacre in Meerut city of India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hashimpura_massacre
http://indianexpress.com/photos/picture-gallery-others/hashimpura-massacre-most-chilling-murder-in-free-india//
http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/meerut-massacre-did-no-one-kill-the-42-men-a-question-after-a-court-verdict-748720
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/22-may-1987-the-hashimpura-massacre-took-place

1991: Death of Shripad Amrit Dange, Indian politician, a founding member of the Communist Party of India (CPI) and a stalwart of Indian trade union movement, born on October 10, 1899
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shripad_Amrit_Dange
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/roza-deshpande-biography-on-amrut-dange-will-expose-communists-in-india/1/13

2004: In India, Manmohan Singh forms his cabinet after Sonia Gandhi renounced to be Prime Minister
http://www.thehindu.com/2004/05/20/stories/2004052007550100.htm
http://www.indiainfoline.com/prime-ministers-of-india/manmohan-singh

2009: India’s new government, with Manmohan Singh as prime minister, takes the oath of office in the capital, Delhi. Mr Singh is taking charge for a second time, only the second PM after Jawaharlal Nehru to be returned to power following a full five-year term
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8062815.stm

2012: Muzafar Bhutto, Pakistani missing general secretary of J.S.M.M is found dead, born on August 23, 1970
http://www.dawn.com/news/720472/sindhi-nationalist-leader-muzaffar-bhuttos-body-found-in-hyderabad
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muzafar_Bhutto

2016: Taliban supremo Mullah Akhtar Mansour was killed in a US drone attack in Pakistan, senior militant sources told, adding that an insurgent assembly was underway to decide on his successor
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-36352559

 

Holidays and observances

Sri Lanka: Republic Day



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