On 3 January in South Asian history

ON 3 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on January 3, 2019

1653: By the Coonan Cross Oath, the Eastern Church in India cuts itself off from colonial Portuguese tutelage
http://knanaya-heritage.blogspot.fr/2012/12/the-coonan-cross-oath-koonan-kurishu.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coonan_Cross_Oath

1760: Birth of Veerapandiya Kattabomman, Indian freedom fighter, hanged by the British on October 16, 1799
http://www.indiastudychannel.com/resources/141451-A-biography-wiki-and-brief-history-of-Veera-Pandiya-Kattabomman-the-freedom-fighter.aspx
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/biography/veerapandiya-kattabomman-biography.html

1831: Birth of Savitribai Phule, Indian social activist and educator who died on March 10, 1897
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Savitribai_Phule

Savitribai Phule

1871: Death of of Kuriakose Elias Chavara, Indian Saint, born on February 10, 1805
http://www.chavara.info/biography.php
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuriakose_Elias_Chavara

1911: The Government of India announces that emigration to Natal, Southern Africa, is prohibited with effect from 1 July

1921: Birth of Chetan Anand, Indian director and screenwriter who died on July 6, 1997
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chetan_Anand_(director)

1938: Birth of Jaswant Singh, former BJP leader and Indian union minister
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaswant_Singh
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/3rd-january-1938-jaswant-singh-bjp-leader-and-union-minister-was-born

1959: Separatists in the Maldives declare the establishment of the United Suvadive Republic.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Suvadive_Republic
http://www.maldivesroyalfamily.com/maldives_suvadive.shtml

1972: Death of Mohan Rakesh, Indian Writer, born on January 8, 1925
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohan_Rakesh

1980: General elections in India (up to January 6). The Congress Party will win two third of the seats. Indira Ganghi will come back after 33 months in opposition

1980: Installed by Soviet forces, new Afghan president Babrak Karmal mades his first appearance defending Soviet Invasion
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/3/newsid_2492000/2492329.stm

2005: Death of Jyotindra Nath Dixit, Indian diplomat and politician born on January 8, 1936
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jyotindra_Nath_Dixit

2011: Death of Suchitra Mitra, Indian singer and composer, born (b. 1924)
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/rabindra-sangeet-singer-suchitra-mitra-dead/139280-45.html
http://zeenews.india.com/entertainment/art-and-theatre/rabindra-sangeet-exponent-suchitra-dead_79021.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1MW4fNV5j4

2013: Death of M. S. Gopalakrishnan, Indian violinist, born on June 10, 1931
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/ms-gopalakrishnan-revered-southern-indian-violinist-8501679.html
http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/tributes-to-a-virtuoso/article4270151.ece

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qksFJVRYw44



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