On 24 April in South Asian history

Jamini Roy

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Updated on April 24, 2019

1311: General Malik Kafur returns to Delhi after campaign in South India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malik_Kafur
http://www.tamiltribune.com/02/0202.html

1929: Birth of Dr. Rajkumar, Kannada language film actor/singer (India), who died on April 12, 2006
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajkumar

1934: Birth of Jayakanthan, Indian journalist and author who died on April 8, 2015
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/jayakanthan-profile-2326-25.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jayakanthan

1955: End of the Bandung Conference. 29 non-aligned nations of Asia and Africa condemn colonialism, racism and the Cold War
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-bandung-conference-concludes
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675033815_Afro-Asian-Conference_Pandit-Nehru_delegates-from-different-nations_people-on-road
 

1959: Nehru meets the Dalai Lama, who a few weeks earlier has taken refuge in India
http://claudearpi.blogspot.in/2013/06/nehru-meets-dalai-lama-remarkable.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XM3Ye3XqZHQ

1965: Incident between India and Pakistan in Kutch region

1972 : Death of Jamini Roy, Indian painter, born on April 11, 1972

Jamini Roy
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/jamini-roy-5309.php
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/jamini-roy.html
https://www.google.fr/search?q=Jamini+Roy&biw=1366&bih=605&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjA6cO7naXMAhUFWxoKHeLwD6gQ_AUIBigB
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgYSF4Ma7JQ

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

1993: The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act comes into force, establishing Panchayati Raj system in India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panchayat

2006: After 19 days of demonstrations in which at least 14 demonstrators have been killed, king of Nepal Gyanendra restore the parliament that he dissolved in May 2002

2011: Death of Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru, spiritual figure, born on November 26, 1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sathya_Sai_Baba

http://www.ndtv.com/article/india/for-sai-baba-devotees-a-sunday-of-sorrow-101144

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

2013: A building collapses near Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing 1,129 people and injuring 2,500 others
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-22476774
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/23/world/asia/report-on-bangladesh-building-collapse-finds-widespread-blame.html?_r=0

2015: Leading Pakistani human rights activist Sabeen Mehmud is shot dead in Karachi in a drive-by shooting in Karachi after hosting a talk on allegations of torture in the province of Balochistan
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-32452760
http://tribune.com.pk/story/875375/t2f-director-shot-dead-in-karachi/

 

Holidays and observances

Nepal: Democracy Day, commemorating the reinstitution of parliament in 2006



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