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On 25 January in South Asian history

ON 25 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 25, 2019

1914: An Indian mass meeting in Durban unanimously endorse the agreement between General J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi regarding voluntary registration, poll tax, recognition of Indian marriages and other matters
http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/durban-mass-meeting-endorses-smuts-and-gandhi-agreement

1931: Mahatma Ghandi is freed by the British

1954: Death of Narendra Nath Roy, Indian revolutionarist, born on March 21 1887
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manabendra_Nath_Roy

1958: Birth of Kavita Krishnamurthy, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kavita_Krishnamurthy

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04iYfhk6t3E

1971: Himachal Pradesh becomes the 18th Indian state
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/25-january-1971-himachal-pradesh-18th-state-of-india-was-created

1975: Bangladeh President Mujibur Rahman establishes a presidential regime only one party which reinforce his power
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/sheik-mujibur-rahman

1980: Mother Teresa is honored with India’s highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna
http://www.indianetzone.com/28/mother_teresa_social_reformer.htm

Mother Teresa Bharat Ratna 1980-01-25

1998: Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) suicide attack on Sir Lanka’s Temple of the Tooth, killing 8 people and injuring 25 others
http://edition.cnn.com/WORLD/9801/25/sri.lanka.blast/index.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/50366.stm

2009: Sri Lankan troops seize the last town held by separatist Tamil Tiger fighters, Mullaittivu
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/01/2009125133055917676.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7849684.stm

2011: Sarath Fonseka, Sri Lanka’s jailed former army chief, has lost an appeal to retain his parliamentary seat
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/01/201112591238557218.html

2015: U.S. President Barack Obama and India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi broke a deadlock on a long-stalled civilian nuclear pact Sunday, with both leaders noting their « friendship » as the catalyst for closer diplomatic ties.
http://www.voanews.com/content/obama-modi-discuss-relations-between-us-india/2612582.html
http://www.business-standard.com/article/economy-policy/pm-obama-announce-nuke-breakthrough-115012600043_1.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-30930581

 

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