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On 25 August in South Asian history

ON 25 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 25, 2019

1630: Portuguese forces are defeated by the Kingdom of Kandy at the Battle of Randeniwela in Sri Lanka
http://www.island.lk/2004/09/01/midweek3.html

1888: Birth of Allama Mashriqi, Pakistan politician and writer who died on August 27, 1963
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inayatullah_Khan_Mashriqi

1946: In India, a provisional cabinet is formed, headed by viceroy lord Wavel and Nehru as vice-chairman

1952: Birth of Vijayakanth, Tamil actor and politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vijayakanth

1962: Birth of Taslima Nasrin (Nasreen), Bangladeshi writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taslima_Nasrin

1972: China, who supports Pakistan, vetoes the entry of Bangladesh to United Nations

2003 : Bombay rocked by twin car bombs causing the death of around 50 people
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/25/newsid_3921000/3921475.stm

2008 : In Pakistan The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) movement is forbidden
http://belfercenter.ksg.harvard.edu/publication/17868/profile_of_tehrikitaliban_pakistan.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tehrik-i-Taliban_Pakistan

2008 : Nawaz Sharif, former prime minister of Pakistan, pulls his PML-N Party out of the country’s ruling coalition, just two weeks before the country is due to elect a new president
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7580931.stm

2011: Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Sri Lankan president, announces the withdrawal of emergency laws under which the country had been ruled for nearly 30 years
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/08/201182583716155308.html
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Rajapaksa-scraps-the-‘state-of-emergency’-22462.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14661971

2013: Death of Raghunath Panigrahi, Indian singer, born on August 10, 1932
http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/music/pandit-raghunath-panigrahi-passes-away/article5058581.ece

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__T3iiiPU4o