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On 27 August in South Asian history

ON 27 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 27, 2019

1664: Foundation of the French East India Company
http://www.encyclopedia.com/doc/1E1-EastIndF.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_East_India_Company

1781: Hyder Ali wins the Battle of Pollilur on the British
https://guy8461.wordpress.com/2015/08/28/27th-august-1781-battle-of-pollilur-fought-between-hyder-ali-and-british-east-india-company/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyder_Ali

1931: Birth of Sri Chinmoy, Indian guru who died on October 11, 2007
http://www.srichinmoybio.co.uk/srichinmoy/biography.html

1963: Death of Allama Mashriqi, Pakistani scholar and politician, born on August 25, 1888
http://allama-mashriqi.8m.com/

1976: Death of Mukesh, Indian singer, born on July 22, 1923
http://www.singermukesh.com/

1979 Lord Mountbatten, the last viceroy of India is assassinated
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/from-the-archive-blog/2015/may/19/mountbatten-lord-prince-charles-ira-1979

1980: Birth of Neha Dhupia, Indian model and actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neha_Dhupia

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFmVqFRZ9_w&feature=fvw

1984: Two rival movements of the Afghan resistance, the Hezbi-Islami of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar and the Jamiat-Islami of Burhanuddin Rabrani become allied against the Russian

2003: In Nepal, Maoist rebels break off the truce and resume attacks on the police

2006: Death of Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director, born on September 30, 1922
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hrishikesh_Mukherjee
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/27th-august-2006-famous-film-director-hrishikesh-mukherjee-passes-away

2013: In Uttar Pradesh, start of the Muzaffarnagar communal riots between Hindus and Muslims communities
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Muzaffarnagar_riots

2015: Death of Kazi Zafar Ahmed, Bangladeshi politician, 8th Prime Minister of Bangladesh (1989-1990), born in 1939
http://bdnews24.com/politics/2015/08/27/jatiya-party-faction-leader-kazi-zafar-ahmed-dies-at-the-age-of-76
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazi_Zafar_Ahmed

2015 : A Pakistani anti-corruption court issued arrest warrants for former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani as well as one of his senior ministers in a dozen graft cases against them