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On 16 June in South Asian history

ON 16 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 16, 2019

1858: Battle of Morar, during the anti-British Indian mutiny
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Muti
https://wiki.fibis.org/w/Battle_of_Morar

1925: Death of Chittaranjan Das, Indian patriot and freedom fighter, born on November 5, 1870
http://www.bookrags.com/biography/chitta-ranjan-das/
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-Das-Chit.html

1934: Birth of Kumari Kamala, Indian dancer and actress
http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/dance/classicist-to-the-core/article2777478.ece
https://sangeethas.wordpress.com/2014/06/02/know-thy-dancer-kamala-lakshmi-narayanan/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5uOHbEUx_6U

1941: Birth of Mumtaz Hamid Rao, Pakistani journalist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumtaz_Hamid_Rao

1950: Birth of Mithun Chakraborty, Indian actor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/mithun-chakraborty/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-16-1950-famous-hindi-film-actor-mithun-chakraborty-is-born

https://youtu.be/9LHGYXmtqPg

1970: Birth of Younus AlGohar, Pakistani poet, academic, and humanitarian, co-founded Messiah Foundation International
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Younus_AlGohar
http://www.younusalgohar.com/

1994: Birth of Aarya Ambekar, Indian Marathi singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aarya_Ambekar

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

2006: In Sri Lanka, after an attack on a bus that caused 69 killed, new war between government troops and the Tamil Tigers

2009: The leaders of India and Pakistan meet for the first time since last November’s Mumbai (Bombay) attacks
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8102223.stm

2010: Bhutan becomes the first country to institute a total ban on tobacco
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tobacco_Control_Act_of_Bhutan_2010

2011: The general command of al-Qaeda announces the appointment of Sheikh Ayman al-Zawahiri as head of the group.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/06/20116167027684907.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-13788594

2013: Death of Khondakar Ashraf Hossain, Bangladesh poet and academic, born on January 4, 1950
http://www.dhakatribune.com/bangladesh/2013/jun/16/professor-khondakar-ashraf-hossain-dies
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khondakar_Ashraf_Hossain