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On 26 September in South Asian history

ON 26 SEPTEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on September 26, 2019

1820: Birth of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Bengali scholar, who died on July 29, 1891
http://www.mapsofindia.com/my-india/history/ishwar-chandra-vidyasagar-a-great-reformer

1876: Birth of Syed Ghulam Bhik Nairang, a poet and a prominent Indian/Pakistani Muslim leader who died on October 16, 1952
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghulam_Bhik_Nairang

1910: Indian journalist Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai is arrested after publishing criticism of the government of Travancore and exiled.
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/swadeshabhimani_ramakrishna_pillai-profile-1927-25.htm

1923: Birth of Dev Anand, Indian actor and film Producer who died on December 3, 2011
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dev_Anand

1932: Birth of Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh from 2004 to May 2014
http://www.indiamarks.com/prime-minister-dr-manmohan-singhs-biography/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manmohan_Singh

1959: After the death of Sri Lanka premier Solomon Bandaranaike, W. Dahanayake assumes the charge up to March 1960
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wijeyananda_Dahanayake

1975: The Indemnity Act of Bangladesh to give immunity from legal action to the persons involved in the assassination of president Sheikh Mujibur Rahman(August 15, 1975), is promulgated in the form of an Ordinance by president Khondaker Mostaq Ahmad. It was titled Indemnity Ordinance No. 50 of 1975. Later it was ratified by the Bangladesh Parliament as an Act
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indemnity_Act

1977: Death of Uday Shankar, Indian dancer and choreographer, born on December 8, 1900 http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-dance/dancers/uday-shankar.html
http://www.mukto-mona.com/new_site/mukto-mona/Articles/jaffor/uday_shankar.htm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gcl7geMvYVA

1989: Death of Hemant Kumar Mukhopadhyay, Indian singer and composer, born on June 16, 1920
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hemanta_Kumar_Mukhopadhyay

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYmndvOq13U&hl=fr

2001: In Kabul, Afghanistan, the abandoned U.S. Embassy is stormed by protesters. It was the largest anti-American protest since the terror attacks on New York City and Washington, DC, on September 11

2008: Pakistani troops have killed 1,000 Islamist militants in a huge offensive in the Bajaur tribal district over the last month, the army says
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7638157.stm

2010: Pakistan minister Abdul Qayum Jatoi quits after accusing army of killings
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11413511

2012: Death of Shah Saeed Ahmed Raipuri, Pakistani scholar and author, born in January 1928
http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2012/09/28/city/lahore/funeral-prayer-of-shah-saeed-ahmed-raipuri-held/
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/presspakistan/H-5ihv1TgLI

2014: Ashraf Ghani won Afghanistan’s disputed presidential election decisively with 55 per cent of the vote, results reveal after the figure was kept secret for five days over concerns that fraud allegations could trigger violence
//www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11413511