On 23 April in South Asian history

ON 23 APRIL IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on April 23, 2019

1857: In India, objection by sepoys to cartridges coated with animal grease. This offended both Hindus and Muslims, starting the Sepoy Rebellion on 10 May

http://history1800s.about.com/od/thebritishempire/ss/The-Sepoy-Mutiny.htm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/victorians/indian_rebellion_01.shtml

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yXKbd5IDzU

1930: In British Indian, Qissa Khwani bazaar massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qissa_Khwani_bazaar_massacre

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EfBIYlzLDo

1971: During the Bangladesh Liberation War, the Pakistan Army and Razakars (volunteers) massacred approximately 3,000 Hindu emigrants in the Jathibhanga area of East Pakistan (now Bangladesh)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jathibhanga_massacre
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Razakars_(Pakistan)
http://eastbengaleye.blogspot.fr/2012/01/hindu-genocide-at-jathibhanga.html#!/2012/01/hindu-genocide-at-jathibhanga.html

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

1979: Birth of Yana Gupta, Indian actress and model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yana_Gupta
http://www.santabanta.com/Wallpapers/gallery.asp?catname=Yana%20Gupta

1982 : Important offensive of the Afghan resistance in Khost (Paktia province) up to April 28

1990: Birth of Dev Patel, British-Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dev_Patel
http://www.comingsoon.net/news/movienews.php?id=50375

1992: Death of Satyajit Ray, Indian filmmaker, born on 2 May 1921
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satyajit_Ray
http://www.satyajitray.org/

1992: Death of Tanka Prasad Acharya former Nepalese Prime Minister, born on 1912
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tanka_Prasad_Acharya

1993: Lalith Athulathmudoli, Sri Lankan minister, and leader of the Democratic United Liberation Front, is murdered by LTTE
http://www.sangam.org/FB_PROPAGANDA/Lalith.htm
http://www.dailynews.lk/2009/04/24/fea01.asp

2004: On Sri Lanka, by 110 votes against 109, the coalition of president Kumaratunga loses the function of speaker of the National Assembly for W.J.M. Lokubandara of principal opposition party, UNP

2013: Death of Shamshad Begum, Indian singer, born on April 14, 1919
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-22275484
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/28/movies/shamshad-begum-indian-film-singer-dies-at-94.html?_r=0

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TobLOj8xnAQ



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