On 24 November in South Asian history

ON 24 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH  ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 24, 2018

1675: Death of Guru Tegh Bahadur, Indian religious leader, 9th Guru of Sikhs, born on April 18, 1621
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Guru_Tegh_Bahadur
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/gurus/nanak9.html

1877: Birth of Kavasji Jamshedji Petigara, Indian CID Commissioner of Police who died March 28, 1941
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khan_Bahadur_Cowasji_Petigara

1941: During the Operation Crusader, 7th Indian infantry brigade repulse German tanks attack at Sidi Omar (Libya)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Crusader#18_November
https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?id=270440799799648&story_fbid=368895243287536

1961: Birth of Arundhati Roy, Indian leftist writer, born on November 24, 1961
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arundhati_Roy
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/24th-november-1961-arundhati-roy-indian-writer-and-activist-was-born
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/jun/17/arundhati-roy-interview-you-ask-the-questions-the-point-of-the-writer-is-to-be-unpopular

2001: Taliban soldiers surrender their last stronghold in northern Afghanistan, the city of Kunduz

2008: After having dismissed seven petitions, the Pakistan’s Supreme Court validates the 6 October election of General Musharraf as president

 

 

 



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