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On 17 January in South Asian history

ON 17 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 17, 2019

1888: Birth of Babu Gulabrai, Indian author who died on April 13 1963
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babu_Gulabrai

1917: Birth of M. G. Ramachandran, Indian Tamil Nadu actor and Chief Minister who died on December 24, 1987
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MG_Ramachandran

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=keUf2F_a3tg

1929: Inayatullah Khan, king of the Emirate of Afghanistan abdicates the throne after only three days into his reign
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inayatullah_Khan

1929 Inayatullah Khan

1933: Birth of Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan, United Nations High Coommissioner for Refugees who died in May 2003
http://www.amaana.org/agakhan/sadruddin3.htm

1945: Birth of Javed Akhtar, Indian lyricist, poet and scriptwriter
http://www.javedakhtar.com/homepage/index.html
http://www.poemhunter.com/javed-akhtar/biography/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEBJqnE5QBo

1983: Resumption of the United Nations good offices mission, lead by Diego Cordovez, for an honoured political solution of Afghan conflit

2010: Death of J Basu, Indian communist leader, born on July 8, 1914
http://www.jyotibasu.net/
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/CPM-leader-Jyoti-Basu-dies-at-95/articleshow/5455074.cms
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/18/world/asia/18basu.html?ref=asia
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8151230.stm

2012: A senior judge in the criminal court in the Maldives, Judge Abdulla Mohamed, is arrested
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16589429

2013: Death of Tissa Balasuriya, Sri Lankan priest and theologian, born on August 29, 1924
http://ncronline.org/news/people/fr-tissa-balasuriya-loving-and-gentle-rebel
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/mar/06/father-tissa-balasuriya
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1301/S00154/asia-a-radical-and-innovative-asian-theologian-passes-away.htm

2014: Suchitra Sen, iconic Indian Bengali actress dies
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-25648140
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/19/movies/suchitra-sen-actress-famed-in-bengali-cinema-dies-at-82.html?_r=0

2014: Death of Mohammed Burhanuddin, Indian spiritual leader, 52nd Da’i al-Mutlaq, born in 1912
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/syedna-mohammed-burhanuddin-a-symbol-of-piety-peace-for-dawoodi-bohras/article5586815.ece
http://tribune.com.pk/story/660017/leader-of-bohra-community-dr-syedna-mohammed-burhanuddin-dead-at-102/

2014: A senior IMF official and four UN employees were among 21 people killed in a suicide bomb and gun attack on a restaurant in Kabul
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-25791002

2014: An accountability court in Islamabad indicts former prime minister Raja Pervez Ashraf and six others in the rental power case
http://www.dawn.com/news/1080908/former-pm-ashraf-indicted-in-rental-power-case