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On 20 September in South Asian history

ON 20 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 20, 2019

1388: Death of Sultan Firuz Tughlaq Shah III of Delhi, born in 1309
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Firuz_Shah_Tughlaq
http://www.gktoday.in/firoz-shah-tughlaq/

1857: The Indian Mutiny ends with the recapture of Delhi by troops loyal to the East India Company after a 3 month siege


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Rebellion_of_1857

1857-sepoy-rebellion

1916: Birth of Malik Meraj Khalid, Former Caretaker Prime Minister of Pakistan from November 1996 to February 1997, who died on June 13, 2003
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P026

1923: Birth of Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Indian Telugu actor
http://telugucinemass.blogspot.com/2008/05/telugu-actor-akkineni-nageswara-rao.html


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xjjaiw_naga-chaitanya-remix-akkineni-nageswara-rao-premabhishekam-movie-song_news

1933: Death of Annie Besant, British social reformer, campaigner for women’s rights and a supporter of Indian nationalism, born on October 1, 1847
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/besant_annie.shtml
http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/besant/diniejko.html

1945: The Pan-Indian Congress, with Gandhi and Nehru as leaders, rejects the British proposition of internal autonomy and asks the United Kingdom to quit India

1948: Death of Husain Salaahuddin, Maldivian writer, born on April 14, 1881
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Husain_Salaahuddin

1949: Birth of Mahesh Bhatt, Indian film director
http://www.koimoi.com/director/mahesh-bhatt/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/entertainment/mahesh-bhatt.html

1965: In a diplomatic note to New Delhi, Beijing reminds its claim on 90,000 km2 of Indian territory

1979: The Punjab wing of the Unity Centre of Communist Revolutionaries of India (Marxist-Leninist) formally splits and constitutes a parallel UCCRI(ML)

1996: Murtaza Bhutto, brother of Benazir Bhutto, Pakistani politician, is killed by police. Born on September 18 1954
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murtaza_Bhutto

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iv5CU7Gkq3w&feature=channel&list=UL

2003: In the Maldives, the death of the prisoner Hassan Evan Naseem sparks a day of rioting in Malé
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2003_Maldives_civil_unrest

2008: At least 40 people are killed and 100 others wounded after a car-bomb attack on the Marriott Hotel in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/09/200892014179932320.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_pictures/7627175.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7627207.stm

2010: In Sri Lanka, Court martial sentences General Fonseka to three years in prison for corruption. Activists and opposition parties protest what they see as an attack against justice and democracy

2011: The peace council leader, former President Burhanuddin Rabbani, is killed by a suicide bomber in or near his heavily guarded home in the Afghan capital, Kabul
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14985779
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-15031157

2012: Death of Dinesh Thakur, Indian actor and director, born in 1947
http://www.hindustantimes.com/bollywood/actor-director-dinesh-thakur-passes-away/story-cdxYiEt2dcm38zOtCDhCIO.html
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/Actor-director-Dinesh-Thakur-passes-away/articleshow/16473392.cms

2015: Nepal adopts its first democratic constitution in a largely peaceful event, a historic step for a nation that has seen unrest for over 65 years
http://thehimalayantimes.com/kathmandu/constituent-assemblys-ultimate-meeting-begins/ 
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/09/nepal-passes-constitution-protests-150920123704268.html