On 5 November in South Asian history

ON 5 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on November 5, 2018

1271: Birth of Mahmud Ghazan, Mongol ruler, Khan of the Tartars 1295-1304) who died on  May 11, 1304
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahmud_Ghazan#Biography

1556: Second battle of Panipat. A Mughal army defeats Hindu forces of General Hemu to ensure Akbar the throne of India
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/mughal-victory-assures-akbars-ascension
http://www.panipatonline.in/city-guide/second-battle-of-panipat

1556-11-05  Second Battle of Panipat

1817: The Battle of  Khadki (previously transcribed as the Battle of Kirkee) between the forces of  the English East India Company and those of Bajirao II, the Peshwa of the  Maratha Confederacy. Khadki, on the outskirts of Pune in Maharashtra, India
http://cms.unipune.ernet.in/~sukratu/welcomekhadki.html

1817-11-05 Battle of Kirkee

1864: Most of  Calcutta is destroyed by cyclone (approx 60,000 die)

1870: Birth of Chittaranjan Das, Indian patriot and freedom fighter, who  died on June 16, 1925
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/chitta-ranjan-das/


1905: Birth of Sajjad Zaheer, Indian author and poet who died on September 13, 1973
http://www.open.ac.uk/researchprojects/makingbritain/content/sajjad-zaheer
http://www.frontline.in/static/html/fl2915/stories/20120810291504100.htm

1917: Birth of Banarsi Das Gupta, Indian former Chief Minister of  Haryana who died on August 29, 2007
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banarsi_Das_Gupta

1919: Birth of Hasan Askari, Pakistani philosopher, who died on January  18, 1978
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hasan_Askari

1939: Birth of Lobsang Tenzin, Tibetan religious leader, 5th Samdhong Rinpoche

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lobsang_Tenzin

1952: Birth of Vandana Shiva, Indian scientist and environmentalist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vandana_Shiva
http://www.thirdworldtraveler.com/Vandana_Shiva/Vandana_Shiva_page.html

1955: Birth of Karan Thapar, Foremost Indian Journalist, Political  Analyst & Commentator
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karan_Thapar
 
1978: Twenty months  after the defeat of her party, Indira Gandhi is reelected to the parliament

1981: Death of Rangjung Rigpe Dorje, 16th Karmapa, Tibetan spiritual figure, born on August 14, 1924
http://www.diamondway-buddhism.org/buddhist-teachers/hh-16th-karmapa/
http://kagyuoffice.org/kagyu-lineage/the-golden-rosary/16th-karmapa/

1994: The Taliban  seize Kandahar. Their leader, the mullah Omar stays there to direct the country
http://www.csmonitor.com/2001/1010/p1s4-wosc.html

1996: President of  Pakistan Farooq Ahmed Khan Leghari dismiss Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto,  in charge since October 1993 and dissolves  the National Assembly. Malik Meraj Khalid is appointed caretaker premier up to  February 17, 1997
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A087
http://www.pakistani.org/pakistan/leghari.order.html

1998: Death of Nagarjun, Indian poet, born on June 30, 1911
http://www.indowindow.com/delhimagazine/sanam/Nagarjun/intro.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nagarjun

2003: Sri Lanka  president, Chandrika Kumaratunga, proclaims the state of emergency
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3256649.stm
http://www.thesundayleader.lk/archive/20031109/issues-1.htm

2011: Death of Bhupen Hazarika, Indian singer, composer, lyricist, music director, and filmmaker from Assam, born on September 8, 1926
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2011/nov/06/bhupen-hazarika
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/5th-november-2011-indian-lyricist-and-musician-bhupen-hazarika-passed-away

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sXXbvV4hPkw

2013: A Bangladeshi court has convicts more than 300 soldiers at the start of a mass verdict over a 2009 military mutiny in which scores of senior officers were massacred. 152 soldiers are sentenced to die
http://edition.cnn.com/2013/11/05/world/asia/bangladesh-soldiers-death-sentence/index.html?hpt=ias_c1
http://www.euronews.com/2013/11/05/bangladesh-court-sentences-152-to-death-for-2009-mutiny/
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/11/bangladesh-mutiny-verdict-due-201311561736760822.html

2013/ India’s first mission to Mars completes its first stage, successfully entering an elliptical orbit around the Earth 44 minutes after take-off, the Indian Space Research Organisation announces
http://www.france24.com/en/20131105-indian-mars-rocket-successfully-enters-orbit-earth
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/india/10426972/India-launches-first-Mars-bound-spacecraft.html
http://www.euronews.com/2013/11/05/india-launches-a-mission-to-mars/



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