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On 26 July in South Asian history

ON 26 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 26, 2019

1509: The Emperor Krishnadeva Raya ascends to the throne, marking the beginning of the regeneration of the Vijayanagara Empire.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Krishnadevaraya

1865: Birth of Rajanikanta Sen, Indian poet and composer who died on September 13, 1910
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rajanikanta_Sen

1874: Birth of Shahu I (also known as Rajarshi Shahu or Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj), Raja (1894-1900) and first Maharaja (1900-1922) of the Indian princely state of Kolhapur, famous as social reformer, who died on May 6, 1922.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shahaji_II
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/shahu-chhatrapati.html


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

1897: During the Anglo-Afghan War, The Pashtun fakir Saidullah leads an army of more than 10,000 to begin a siege of the British garrison in the Malakand Agency of the North West Frontier Province of India


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Siege_of_Malakand

1928: Birth of Ibn-e-Safi (Asrar Ahmad), Pakistani fiction writer and Urdu poet, who died on July 26, 1980
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibn-e-Safi

1955: Birth of Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistani politician, 11th president of Pakistan from 2008 to 2013

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16066406

http://zeenews.india.com/exclusive/profile-asif-ali-zardari_6300.html

1965: Independence of the Maldives (from Great-Britain)
http://maldives.tourism-srilanka.com/festivals/independence-day.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcxxoh0achc&feature=related

1980: Death of Ibn-e-Safi, Pakistani fiction writer and Urdu poet; born on July 26, 1928
http://www.ibnesafi.info/

1986: Birth of Mugdha Godse, Indian actress

http://www.koimoi.com/actress/mugdha-godse/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HqexrdAvSA

1988: Death of Fazlur Rahman, Pakistani scholar, born on September 21, 1919
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fazlur_Rahman
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/fr/531762/posts

1999: Kargil conflict officially comes to an end. Indian Army announces complete eviction of Pakistani intruders

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kargil_Vijay_Diwas
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-26th-1999-kargil-war-ends

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rCOmVwv4tU

2005: Mumbai, in India receives 99.5cm of rain (39.17 inches) within 24 hours, bringing the city to a halt for over 2 days
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2005_Maharashtra_floods

2008: 56 people are killed and over 200 people are injured in 21 bomb blasts in Ahmedabad bombing in India
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2008_Ahmedabad_bombings

2010: Afghan President Hamid Karzai says a NATO rocket attack in southern Afghanistan has killed 52 civilians, including women and children

2010: Pakistani officials react angrily to the publication of a trove of secret U.S. military documents that suggested Pakistan’s spy agency collaborated with the Taliban, and they said the United States is using Pakistan as a scapegoat for its failing war

2018: Pakistan election. Imran Khan’s victory confirmed as ex-cricket star falls short of majority
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/pakistan-election-2018-imran-khan-win-results-official-victory-pti-a8465741.html
http://ednews.net/en/news/politics/303933-populist-imran-khan-set-to-become-new-premier
https://gulfnews.com/news/asia/pakistan/pakistan-election-results-live-imran-khan-wins-in-pakistan-but-needs-support-to-form-government-1.2257370
https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/346862-pti-allies-can-form-govt-without-support-of-other-parties

 

Holidays and observances

National Day of Maldives

Kargil Victory Day or Kargil Vijay Diwas (India)