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On 21 October in South Asian history

ON 21 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 21, 2019

1708: Death of Guru Gobind Singh, Indian 10th Sikh gurus, born on December 31, 1666
http://www.sikhiwiki.org/index.php/Guru_Gobind_Singh

1931: Birth of Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor, who died August 14, 2011
http://www.shammikapoor.net/bio.html

1943: Birth of Tariq Ali, Pakistani writer and film-maker
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tariq_Ali
http://www.tariqali.org/

1943: The Provisional Government of Free India is formally declared by Subhas Chandra Bose
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/21st-october-1943-subhas-chandra-bose-announced-the-provisional-government-of-free-india
http://www.hindujagruti.org/articles/47_subhash-chandra-bose.html

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1959: Border incident in Ladakh (Kashmir) between Chinese and Indian troops

1959: The United Nations General Assembly adopts the resolution 1353-XIV in which it expresses its deep concern for the situation in Tibet
https://www.tibetpolicy.eu/un-general-assembly-resolution-1353-xiv-of-1959-new-york/
http://www.archieve.claudearpi.net/maintenance/uploaded_pics/1959UNGeneralAssemblyResolution.pdf

1987: Jaffna hospital massacre is carried out by Indian Peace Keeping Force in Sri Lanka killing 70 ethnic Tamil patients, Doctors & Nurses
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jaffna_hospital_massacre

1990: Death of Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar, Indian spiritual leader, born on May 21,  1921
http://fr.scribd.com/doc/42493010/A-Brief-Biography-of-Shri-Anandamurti-or-P-R-Sarkar#scribd
http://www.anandamarga.org/about/founder/

2008: India and Pakistan open a historic trade link across divided Kashmir for the first time in six decades. The route represents an attempt to solve the long-running dispute over the region by creating “soft borders” allowing the free movement of goods and people
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2008/10/20081021123032900873.html

2010: Death of A. Ayyappan, Indian poet, born on October 27,1949
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2010-10-22/thiruvananthapuram/28234488_1_poems-ayyappan-poetry
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A._Ayyappan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eu6whMiEe7Q&feature=related

2012: One of India’s most influential film-makers, Yash Chopra, dies from dengue fever in Mumbai, aged 80.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-20023315