On 24 July in South Asian history

ON 24 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 24, 2018

1206 : Qutb-ud-din-Aibak is crowned in Lahore upon the death of Muhammad of Ghur http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-24-1206-qutub-ud-din-aibak-is-crowned-at-lahore
http://www.historydiscussion.net/biography/biology-of-qutbuddin-aibak-life-career-achievements/3038
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Qutb-ud-din_Aybak

1206-07-24 Qutb-ud-din-Aibak is crowned in Lahore

1937: Birth of Manoj Kumar, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manoj_Kumar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NiREnpzxB4o

1965: Pakistan launches the Operation Gibraltar aiming at infiltrate Pakistani soldiers into the Indian Kashmir
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-34136689
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Gibraltar
http://www.thequint.com/india/2015/08/27/in-pictures-50-years-of-op-gibraltar-and-the1965-indo-pak-war

1972: Jigme Singye Wangchuk become fourth king of Bhutan at 16 (formally crowned on June 2, 1974)
http://bhutan2008.blogspot.com/2007/05/tribute-to-his-majesty-jigme-singye.html

1980: Death of Uttam Kumar, Indian actor, born on September 3,  1926
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uttam_Kumar

1983: The Black July anti-Tamil riots begin in Sri Lanka, killing between 400 and 3,000. Black July is generally regarded as the beginning of the Sri Lankan Civil War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_July
http://www.blackjuly83.com/EventsofBlackJuly.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLKWNkm-5jQ

1991: Government of India announces the New Industrial Policy, marking the start of India’s economic reforms
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economic_liberalisation_in_India

1996: In Pakistan, thirteen opposition parties of the whole spectrum of politic opinion sign a pact aiming to bring down Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto

2001: Bandaranaike Airport attack is carried out by 14 Tamil Tiger commandos, all died in this attack. They destroyed 11 Aircrafts (mostly military) and damaged 15, there are no civilian casualties
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bandaranaike_Airport_attack

2013: Afghanistan’s first and only female governor and a humanitarian worker from Burma’s Kachin minority are among this year’s recipients of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards, often regarded as Asia’s version of the Nobel Prize.
http://asiancorrespondent.com/111035/first-afghan-woman-governor-wins-magsaysay-award/

2016: Nepal’s Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli resigns minutes before facing a no-confidence motion in Parliament he was certain to lose, plunging the impoverished, quake-hit nation into fresh turmoil
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-07-25/nepal’s-oli-resigns-as-prime-minister/7656668?section=world http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2016-07-24/prime-minister-oli-calls-its-quits.html



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