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On 24 December in South Asian history

ON 24 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 24, 2018

1919: Birth of Qateel Shifai, Pakistani urdu poet who died on July 11, 2001
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qateel_Shifai

1924: Birth of Mohammed Rafi, Indian playback singer who died on July 31, 1980
http://www.mohdrafi.com/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/24th-december-1924-mohammed-rafi-legendary-playback-singer-was-born


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mlkEfGa-stk

1944: Birth of Oswald Gracias, Indian cardinal, archibishop of Bombay
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oswald_Gracias

1957: Birth of Hamid Karzai, President of the Republic of Afghanistan since September 2004 to 2014
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/2043606.stm
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/3135938.stm

1973 : Periyar E.V. Ramasamy, leader of Dravidian Movement, passed away
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Periyar_E._V._Ramasamy
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/e-v-ramasamy.html

1979: Soviet tanks roll into Afghanistan
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviet-tanks-roll-into-afghanistan

1987: Death of M. G. Ramachandran, Indian actor, producer, and politician, born on January 17, 1917
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._G._Ramachandran
http://sasidharan-mgr.blogspot.fr/p/photos.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkOO5x_hF-I

1999: An Indian Airplines plane is seized during a flight from Katmandu, Nepal, to New Delhi. In Afghanistan, the 150 hostages will be freed on December 31 after India released three Kashmir militants from prison
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/1999/12/air-d30.html
http://www.policeone.com/terrorism/articles/3295096-Case-study-Indian-Airlines-Christmas-Eve-hijacking/

1999-12-24 Kandahar Hijacking

2013: Nepal’s Maoists agreed to join the country’s constituent assembly, ending a month-long political deadlock and raising hopes of long-awaited political stability in the Himalayan nation
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/12/nepal-maoists-agree-join-parliament-2013122412372499797.html