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On 22 October in South Asian history

ON 22 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 22, 2019

1873: Birth of Rama Tirtha, Indian philosopher and educator who died on October 1927, 1906
http://www.ramatirtha.org/rama.htm

1900: Birth of Ashfaqulla Khan, Indian Revolutionary, hanged on December 19, 1927
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashfaqulla_Khan
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/ashfaqullakhan.html

1947 : Start of the first indo-Pakistan wars over Kashmir
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Indo-Pakistani_Wars
http://www.academia.edu/2473712/THE_FIRST_INDO-PAKISTANI_WAR_1947-48

1947-10-22-first-indo-pak-war

1954: Death of Jibanananda Das, Bengali poet, born on February 17, 1899
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Das,_Jibanananda
http://www.poemhunter.com/jibanananda-das/

1964: Death of Khawaja Nazimuddin, 2nd Pakistan’s Governor-General (1948-1951) then Prime Minister (1951-1953), born on July 19, 1894
http://pakistanherald.com/Profile/Khawaja-Nazimuddin-1176

1981: Founding congress of the Nepal Workers and Peasants Organization faction led by Hareram Sharma and D.P. Singh
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nepal_Workers_and_Peasants_Organisation_(Hareram_Sharma)

1984: Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, accuses «foreign powers» to help Sikh activists in Punjab

1998: Pakistan’s carpet weaving industry announced that they would begin to phase out child labor

1998: Indian actor Ajit Khan dies from a cardiac arrest
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ajit_Khan
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2003/aug/25ajit.htm

2006: Death of Indian film director Manoj Punj
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manoj_Punj

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hP1qDQItfIs

2007: Raid on Anuradhapura Air Force Base, is carried out by 21 Tamil Tiger commandos, all except one died in this attack, 8 Sri Lankan Air Force planes are destroyed and 10 damaged
http://intellibriefs.blogspot.com/2007/10/lttes-anuradhapura-raid-bravery.html

2008: India launches its first unmanned lunar mission Chandrayaan-1
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandrayaan-1

2009: Nearly 6,000 Tamil refugees are released from Sri Lanka’s main camp for war-displaced people, officials say
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8320392.stm