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On 23 June in South Asian history

ON 23 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 23, 2019

1757: In India, 3,000 British forces, under the command of Robert Clive, win the Battle of Plassey, defeating 50,000 soldiers of the Nawab of Bengal


http://in.askmen.com/top-10-power-and-money/1101711/video/the-battle-of-plassey-1757
http://www.britishbattles.com/war-in-india/battle-plassey.htm

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwgF2-C83hc

1924: Birth of Ranasinghe Premadasa, Sri Lanka president (1989-1993), assassinated on May 1, 1993
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranasinghe_Premadasa

1946 : Mahatma Gandhi advises Congress not to enter into an interim government but only the Constituent Assembly

1946: The National Democratic Front wins a landslide victory in the municipal elections in French India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Democratic_Front_(French_India)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_India_municipal_election,_1946

1980: Death in a plane crash of Sanjay Gandhi, Indian politician; son of Indira Gandhi, born on December 14, 1946
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sanjay_Gandhi
http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/the-life-and-death-of-sanjay-gandhi/article4428896.ece

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIvA2i8Hl3M

1985: A terrorist bomb aboard Air India Flight 182 brings the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/june/23/newsid_2518000/2518857.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/june-23-1985-air-india-boeing-747-kanishka-crashes-into-the-atlantic-ocean
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_India_Flight_182

1996: Sheikh Hasina Bangladesh prime Minister for the first time, till July 2001
http://www.unfoundation.org/features/cwwl-bios/current-cwwl-members/Sheikh-Hasina.html
http://bdf2018.erd.gov.bd/speakers/h-e-sheikh-hasina/

2002: In Indian Kashmir, Omar Abdullah succeeds his father Farooq Abdullah as chairman of the National coalition ruling the region
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omar_Abdullah

2011: Afghan President Hamid Karzai welcomes his U.S. counterpart Barack Obama’s decision over withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan
http://english.sina.com/world/p/2011/0623/378821.html
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-13851930

2011: President Nicolas Sarkozy’s office announces a progressive withdrawal of French troops from Afghanistan. The withdrawal of France’s approximately 4,000 troops will follow a timetable comparable to that of the staggered pullout of American troops
http://en.rfi.fr/france/20110623-france-begin-progressive-withdrawal-afghanistan
https://www.ctvnews.ca/french-plan-phased-withdrawal-from-afghanistan-1.661332

2015: Death of Nirmala Joshi, Indian nun, lawyer, and social worker, successor to Mother Teresa, born on July 23, 1934
http://www.euronews.com/2015/06/23/india-mourns-the-death-of-mother-teresa-s-successor-sister-nirmala-joshi/
http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/kolkata/sister-nirmala-of-missionaries-of-charity-passes-away/