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On 15 December in South Asian history

ON 15 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 15, 2018

1256: Hulagu Khan captures and destroys the Hashshashin stronghold at Alamut in present-day Iran as part of the Mongol offensive on Islamic southwest Asia
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Hulagu_Khan???????????????????????????????
1908: Birth of Shankaran Kutty; known as Swami Ranganathananda, Hindu monk who took part in Indian politics and died on 25 April 2005
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swami_Ranganathananda

1933: Birth of Bapu (Sattirayu Lakshmi Narayana), Indian cartoonist, designer and film director
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bapu_(artist)

1950: Death of Sardal Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founders of the Republic, first Indian vice-prime minister, born on October 31, 1875
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sardar_Vallabhbhai_Patel
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/15th-december-1950-vallabhbhai-patel-indian-nationalist-leader-passed-away

Patel

 

1960: King Mahendra of Nepal suspends the country’s constitution, dissolves parliament, dismisses the cabinet, and imposes direct rule
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/king-mahendra

1965: A typhoon causes around 10,000 deads in Karachi (Pakistan)

1986: 150 killed during race riots in Karachi

2007: Pakistani President Musharraf lifts Pakistan’s state of emergency and restores the constitution