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On 19 January in South Asian history

ON 19 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 19, 2019

1597: Death of Maharana Pratap, Indian ruler, born on May 9, 1540
http://maharana-pratap-exhibition.blogspot.fr/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maharana_Pratap

1905: Death of Debendranath Tagore, Indian philosopher, born on May 15, 1817
http://www.thebrahmosamaj.net/founders/debendranath.html
http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Debendranath_Tagore

Debendranath Tagore 2

1935: Birth of Soumitra Chatterjee, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soumitra_Chatterjee
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0154164/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syxaRAFL2UM

1936: Birth of Ziaur Rahman, president of Bangladesh (1978-1981), assassinated by army officers on 30 May 1981
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1G2-3404707055.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juJKfsDNQ14

1937: Birth of Appadurai Muttulingam, Sri Lankan Tamil author
http://pratilipi.in/appadurai-muttulingam/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appadurai_Muttulingam

Appadurai Muttulingam

1966: Indira Gandhi is elected Prime Minister of India and announces her intention to have a non-alignment politics
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/19/newsid_3745000/3745625.stm
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indira-gandhi-becomes-indian-prime-minister

1977: World’s largest crowd gathering so far when the Hindu Kumbh Mela in India attracts a then record 15 million people
http://archaeologyonline.net/artifacts/kumbha-mela
http://www.theholidayspot.com/kumbh_mela/kumbh_mela_history.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkDZA6vsNBA

1980: In retaliation for the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, China pospones sine die all negotiations with Moscow

1990: Death of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, Indian religious leader, also known as Osho (Chandra Mohan Jain), Indian spiritual and philosophical figure, born on December 11, 1931
http://www.oshoworld.com/biography/briefbio.asp
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/19-january-1990-bhagwan-shree-rajneesh-spiritual-guru-died
http://www.religioustolerance.org/rajneesh.htm

2015: Bangladesh has ended a 16-day confinement of opposition leader Khaleda Zia after a surge in political violence left 27 people dead, but her party vowed to continue a nationwide transport blockade
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2015/01/bangladesh-opposition-leader-khaleda-zia-released-20151197294842666.html
http://news.asiaone.com/news/asia/bangladesh-ends-confinement-opposition-leader-zia

2018: Pakistan closes U.S.-funded radio station, citing ‘hostile’ agenda
http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-pakistan-us-radio-20180119-story.html
https://sputniknews.com/asia/201801201060902834-pakistan-closes-us-funded-radio-station/
http://www.arabnews.com/node/1229411/world