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On 16 January in South Asian history

ON 16 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 16, 2019

1630: Birth of Har Rai, seventh Sikh guru, who died on October 6, 1661
http://www.sikhs.org/guru7.htm

1761: In India, British take control of Pondichery against the French

1901: Death of Govind Ranade, scholar, social reformer and founding member of Indian National Congress, passed away. Born on January 18, 1842
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahadev_Govind_Ranade
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/govind-ranade.html

Govind Ranade

1926: Birth of O. P. Nayyar, Indian director and composer who died on January 28, 2007
http://www.allmusic.com/artist/op-nayyar-mn0001937475
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/16-january-1926-o.p.-nayyar-film-music-director-was-born

1946: Birth of Kabir Bedi, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kabir_Bedi
http://www.kabirbedi.com/

1954 : Death of Baburao Painter, pioneering Indian film director. Born on June 3, 1890
http://cineplot.com/baburao-krishnarao-mestri-aka-baburao-painter-1890-1954/
http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/bollywood/a-man-of-many-arts-baburao-painter/
http://filmheritagefoundation.co.in/savkari-pash-the-indian-shylock-1925-80-mins/

2002: The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaida, and the remaining members of the Taliban

2012: Pakistani lawmakers pass a resolution supporting the country’s democratic system, a vote that came after weeks of public speculation and political intrigue about the possibility of a coup in the volatile nation
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/16/world/asia/pakistan-politics/index.html?hpt=ias_c2