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On 14 January in South Asian history

ON 14 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 14, 2019

1761: The Third Battle of Panipat is fought in India between the Afghans under Ahmad Shah Durrani and the Marhatas. The Afghan victory changes the course of Indian history
http://www.rediff.com/news/column/250-years-on-battle-of-panipat-revisited/20110113.htm
htmwikipedia.org/wiki/Third_Battle_of_Panipat
http://www.afghan-network.net/Ahmad_Shah/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/14-january-1761-the-third-battle-of-panipat-took-place

1761-01-14 third battle of panipat

1920: Birth of R. K. Srikantan, Indian singer who died on February 17, 2014
http://rksrikantan.blogspot.fr/2008/12/rksrikantan-brief-introduction_05.html
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-fridayreview/article2271078.ece

1929: After tribal revolts, Afghan king Amanullah is forced to resign
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanullah_Khan

1937: Death of Jaishankar Prasad, Hindi poet, dramatist and novelist, born on January 30, 1889
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaishankar_Prasad

1937: Birth of Shoban Babu, Indian actor who died on March 20, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sobhan_Babu

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZMnlBvEwv8

1950: Birth of Jagadguru Rāmabhadrācārya, Indian Hindu religious leader
http://www.jagadgururambhadracharya.org/

1957: Kripalu Maharaj is named fifth Jagadguru (world teacher) after giving seven days of speeches before 500 Hindu scholars
http://radhamadhavsociety.org/about-us/kripaluji-life-history/page1

1980: The United Nations General Assembly demands the immediate and unconditional withdrawal of foreign troops in Afghanistan (Soviet Union)
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-nations-vote-deplores-soviet-intervention-in-afghanistan

1980: Indira Gandhi is elected Indian Prime Minister, a position she already had from 1966 to 1977

1990: Death of Mani Madhava Chakyar, Indian scholar, born on February 15, 1899
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mani_Madhava_Chakyar
http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/dance/eyes-that-conveyed-myriad-moods/article2795689.ece

2011: The Nepali government and Maoist rebels have struck a deal which will lead to the formation of a new government within three months
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/01/2011114145226488882.html

2013: Death of Jasuben Shilpi, Indian sculptor, born on December 10, 1948
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-end-of-bronze-era-jasuben-bids-adieu-1789538
http://www.google.fr/search?q=Jasuben+Shilpi&nord=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=_PfTUrXgA6me0QWd5YHACg&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1301&bih=598

Jasuben Shilpi

2015: Pope Francis conducts a mass on Colombo’s Galle Face Green before canonising Joseph Vaz, a 17th century missionary who disguised himself as a beggar, in the first papal visit to the island nation in two decades
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/southasia/2015/01/pope-canonises-sri-lanka-first-saint-201511453618282611.html
http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=117651

 

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Makar Sankranti (India)

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