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On 26 June in South Asian history

 

ON 26 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on June 26, 2019

1902: Aga Khan III is appointed Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Aga_Khan_III

1914: In South Africa, the Indian Relief Act, passes after a protracted period of Passive Resistance led by Gandhi. It abolishes a £3 tax imposed on Indians who had not renewed their indentures and recognizes “the validity of Indian customary marriages”
https://backtosouthafrica.wordpress.com/tag/indian-relief-act-1914/

1950: Death of Sahajanand Saraswati, Indian polymath, historian, philosopher, and writer, born on February 22, 1889
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/sahajanand-saraswati-biography.html

Swamy Sahjanand Saraswati

1985: Birth of Oryen Trinley Dorje, 17th Karmapa (Tibet spiritual leader)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ogyen_Trinley_Dorje
http://kagyuoffice.org/

1994: Death of Jahanara Imam, Bangladesh writer and political activist, born on May 3, 1929
http://www.banglagallery.com/bangladesh/ji.php
http://www.dhakatribune.com/feature/people-feature/2017/05/03/jahanara-imam-cherished-flame-light/

 

1997: As part of its signatory obligations to the Chemical Weapons Convention, India declares its chemical weapon stockpiles and storage facilities
http://www.nti.org/learn/countries/india/chemical/

2004: Death of Yash Johar a famous Indian Bollywood film producer, born 6 September  1929
http://www.santabanta.com/cinema.asp?pid=3679

2015 : Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena orders the immediate dismissal of parliament, clearing the way for a snap election 10 months ahead of Schedule
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/06/sri-lankan-president-dissolves-parliament-150626162034921.html