On 5 December in South Asian history

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ON 5 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 5, 2018

1872 : Birth of Vir Singh, Punjabi poet, scholar and theologian, who dies on June 10, 1957
http://www.sikh-history.com/sikhhist/personalities/literature/veer.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vir_Singh_(writer)

1898: Birth of Josh Malihabadi, Urdu poet of India and Pakistan who died in February 1982
http://www.urdupoetry.com/profile/josh.html

1905: Birth of Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah, chief minister of Kashmir, who died on September 8, 1982
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheikh_Abdullah

1932: Birth of Narida (Farhat Ezekiel), Indian actress, who died on February 9, 2006
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0618918/

1941: Death of Amrita Sher-Gil, Indian painter, born on January 30, 1013
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Amrita_Sher-Gil
http://www.fridakahlofans.com/amritafans.com/mainmenu.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQsbbGlfu78

1950: By the India-Sikkim Peace Treaty, the kingdom becomes a protectorate of India
https://www.quora.com/How-did-Sikkim-become-a-part-of-the-Indian-Union
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/11436.html
http://sikkim.nic.in/sws/sikk_his.htm

1950: Death of Sri Aurobindo, Indian guru, born on August 15, 1872
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/aurobindo-ghose.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/5-december-1950-sri-aurobindo-indian-nationalist-and-spiritual-guru-passed-away

1951: Death of Abanindranath Tagore, Indian writer and painter, Nobel laureate 1913, born on August 7, 1871
http://totallyhistory.com/abanindranath-tagore/
http://www.google.fr/search?q=abanindranath+tagore+paintings&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=K6ifUt7lA4nNhAfN34GYCg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=628

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXwkWoO8lDU

1963: Death of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, born on September 8 1892,  Prime Minister of Pakistan (September 1956-October 1957)
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P016

1971: Battle of Longewala between India and Pakistan during the liberation war of Bangladesh

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http://topyaps.com/8-things-know-battle-longewala
http://www.indiatimes.com/culture/who-we-are/the-greatest-underdog-story-ever-told-the-battle-of-longewala-indopak-war-1971_-233975.html

1972: Birth of Amir Muhammad, Malayan filmmaker

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amir_Muhammad_(director)

1978: The Soviet Union sign a « Friendship Treaty” with the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ussr-and-afghanistan-sign-friendship-treaty
http://www.jstor.org/stable/20692120?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

1995: Sri Lanka government announces the conquest of Tamil stronghold of Jaffna
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/5/newsid_4618000/4618661.stm

2001: Early general elections in Sri Lanka, won by opposition led by Ranil Wickremesinghe, leader of United National Party who will be sworn in Prime minister on 9 December
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranil_Wickremasinghe

2001: In Germany, four Afghan factions leaders sign a pact to create a temporary administration for post-Taliban Afghanistan. Hamid Karzai and his Cabinet are planned to take over power in Afghanistan on December 22

2010: A Pakistani anti-terrorism court has ordered that two senior police officers tasked with protecting Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan’s assassinated former prime minister, should be arrested for failing to provide adequate security to her in the run-up to her death
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/12/201012585033398743.html

2016 : Death of Jayalalithaa, Indian politician, chief minister of Tamil Nadu, born in 1948
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/jayalalithaa-dies-of-heart-attack-tamil-nadu-chennai-cardiac-arrest-aiadmk-4410487/
http://zeenews.india.com/news/chennai/rip-amma-chronology-of-major-milestones-in-the-four-decade-political-career-of-jayalalithaa-heres-timeline_1956273.html

 



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