On 25 March in South Asian history

ON 25 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 25, 2019

1916: Birth of S. M. Pandit, Indian painter and educator who died on March 30, 1993
http://smpanditji.blogspot.fr/
http://www.indiaart.com/old-masters/S-M-Pandit/Info-of-S-M-Pandit.asp
http://www.saffronart.com/sitepages/ArticleDetails.aspx?Articleid=86&PageNo=1

S. M. Pandit 2

1948: Birth of Farooq Sheikh, Indian actor who died on December 27, 2013
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farooq_Sheikh
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/farooq-sheikh/biography.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-gxNpvcEME

1969: Pakistan President Ayub Khan resigns and hands over the power to the commander-in-chief, General Muhammad Yahya Khan who declares Martial Law the following day
https://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft9j49p32d&chunk.id=s1.7.18&toc.id=ch5&brand=ucpress
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayub_Khan_(President_of_Pakistan)
https://www.dawn.com/news/1128832

1971: Beginning of Operation Searchlight by Pakistan forces against East Pakistani civilians in West part of Pakistan
http://bangladeshcontinual.blogspot.fr/2011/03/operation-searchlight-dark-night-of.html
http://www.genocidebangladesh.org/

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

1971: Foundation of Mukti Bahini (Liberation Army or Freedom Fighters) in East Pakistan to fight West Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mukti_Bahini
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Mukti_Bahini

1977: In India, Morarji Desai, 81, forms the first non Congress Party government including all the parties of the victorious coalition (up to 1979)
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/morarji-desai-biography.html

2000: After five days in India, US president Bill Clinton makes a few hours stop over in Islamabad where he criticizes the Pakistan Policy

2005: The USA announces that it will resume the delivery of F-16 warplanes to Pakistan as a reward for the contribution of Islamad in the fight against terrorism. Washington had stop the delivering since 1990 in retaliation against the Pakistan nuclear program

2009: In India, Sister Prema, whose name means love, is the new superior of the Sisters of Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/Sister-Prema-takes-charge/article16649924.ece
http://www.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=14834&size=A

2010: Osama bin Laden, in a new audio recording,  threatens to kill any Americans that al-Qaeda takes prisoner if Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, considered as one of the masterminds behind the September 11 attacks, is executed
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/03/2010325115814216818.html


2013: Last US-controlled prison handed over in Afghanistan. The transfer of Parwan Detention Facility to the Afghan government ends a bitter chapter in relations between the two countries
http://www.euronews.com/2013/03/25/last-us-controlled-prison-handed-over-in-afghanistan/



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