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On 23 January in South Asian history

ON 23 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 23, 2019

1809: Birth of Veer Surendra Sai, Indian Freedom Fighter who died in jail on February 28, 1884
http://orissamatters.com/2005/09/08/veer-surendra-sai-the-immortal-lion-of-orissa/

Veer Surendra Sai

1894: Birth of Jyotirmoyee Devi, Indian Writer who died in 1988
http://www.indianetzone.com/2/jyotirmoyee_devi.htm
http://www.winentrance.com/general_knowledge/jyotirmoyee-devi.html

1897: Birth of Subhas Chandra Bose, Indian independence fighter, who died in August 1945
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/bose.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/23-january-1897-subhas-chandra-bose-indian-nationalist-was-born

1926: Birth of Balasaheb Thackeray founder of the Shiv Sena, Indian ultra nationalist Hindu movement, who died on November 17, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bal_Thackeray
http://www.elections.in/political-leaders/bal-keshav-thackeray.html
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2012/11/19/who-is-bal-thackeray-and-why-did-mumbai-come-to-a-standstill-this-weekend/

1942: Birth of Abdur Razzak, Bangladeshi actor and director
http://www.biographybd.com/abdur-razzak/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abdur_Razzak_(actor)



Abdur Razzak

1947 : Birth of Ramesh Sippy, Hindi film director
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ramesh_Sippy

1950: Dr Rajendra Prasad is elected president of India
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/rajendra-prasad.html

1977: Birth of Kamal Heer, Punjabi singer and musician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kamal_Heer
http://www.kamalheer.com/

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

2013: India’s main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) elects veteran politician Rajnath Singh as the new party president
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-21155808

2015: Nepal plunges deeper into crisis after feuding politicians, throwing microphones and shoes, failed to meet a deadline to table a new constitution, seen as a key step to stability in the Himalayan state
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2015/01/nepal-fails-meet-constitution-deadline-protests-150123064734163.html

2016: India declassifies files on death of independence leader Bose
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/narendra-modi-declassifies-netaji-files/article8145670.ece?homepage=true
https://www.quora.com/Why-did-the-Government-of-India-declassify-Netaji-Subhash-Chandra-Boses-top-secret-files