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On 19 December in South Asian history

19 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 19, 2018

1927: Ashfaqulla Khan, Prasad Bismil and Roshan Singh, Indian Revolutionaries, are hanged
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/ashfaqullakhan.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ram_Prasad_Bismil
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roshan_Singh

1934: Birth of Pratibha Devinsingh Patil, first woman President of India from July 2007 to July 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pratibha_Patil
http://pratibhapatil.nic.in/profile.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/19th-december-1934-pratibha-patil-first-woman-president-of-india-was-born

1961: India annexes Goa, Daman and Diu, part of Portuguese India

http://famousdaily.com/history/india-annexes-daman-and-diu.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1961_Indian_annexation_of_Goa

1978: Indira Gandhi is again arrested and expelled from the parliament. Her detention caused major riots with more than 20 dead
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/p/Biography-of-Indira-Gandhi.htm
http://www.thehindu.com/2001/07/01/stories/02010006.htm

1980: Birth of Iman Ali, Pakistani model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iman_Ali
http://iman-ali.skyrock.com/

1984: General Zia Ul Haq gets 97,7 %  of « yes » in his referendum about his politics of islamization of the country
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zia-ul-Haq’s_Islamization

1988: Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi arrives in China for a five days visit, a first in 35 years
http://www.fmprc.gov.cn/mfa_eng/ziliao_665539/3602_665543/3604_665547/t18017.shtml
http://www.tribuneindia.com/2009/20090322/spectrum/main1.htm

1988-12-21 Gandhi-Deng

2005: Afghanistan’s first democratically elected parliament in more than three decades convened

 

Holidays and observances

India: Liberation day of Goa