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On 18 November in South Asian history

ON 18 NOVEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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 Updated on November 18, 2018

763: Under king Trisong Detsen, Tibetan take Chang’an (now Xi’an), the capital of the Chinese Tang Dynasty Daizong
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trisong_Detsen

1901: Birth of Rajaram Vankudre Shantaram, Indian film director, dead on October 30 1990
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V._Shantaram
http://www.india-forums.com/celebrity/1590/v-shantaram/biography/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/18th-november-1901-v.-shantaram-indian-film-director-was-born

1936: Death of V. O. Chidambaram Pillai, Indian activist, lawyer, and politician, born on September 5, 1872
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/v-o-chidambaram-pillai.html

Chidambaram Pillai

1945: Birth of Mahinda Rajapakse, 6th president of Sri Lanka (2005-2015)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahinda_Rajapaksa
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/hero-or-war-criminal-sri-lankan-leader-mahinda-rajapaksa-under-pressure-8940591.html

2003: The congress of  the Communist Party of Indian Union (Marxist-Leninist) decides to merge the  party into Kanu Sanyal’s CPI(ML)

2011: Sri Lankan high court has sentenced the former army chief, Sarath Fonseka, to three years in jail after finding him guilty of making a false allegation against the president’s brother
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2011/11/201111187347606805.html

2014: Death of C. Rudhraiya, Indian director and producer, born in 1947
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._Rudhraiya
http://www.thehindu.com/features/cinema/rudhraiya-obituary-kamal-haasan-pays-homage-to-rudhraiya/article6615265.ece
http://www.hindustantimes.com/regional-movies/aval-appadithan-director-rudhraiya-dies/story-aKqVUI3r7beBJTk0gumHbI.html

 

2014: Sri Lanka’s main party of Buddhist monks has announced it is leaving President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s government in protest over what they say is his refusal to curb powers and carry out demands for democratic reforms before fresh élections
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/11/buddhist-party-quits-sri-lanka-government-2014111894525420326.html