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On 27 January in South Asian history

ON 27 JANUARY IN IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 27, 2019

1556: Akbar becomes the 3rd Mughol emperor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akbar_the_Great
http://927084254303922757.weebly.com/

Akbar

1865: Birth of Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian author and a leader of Indian fight for freedom
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/LalaLajpatRai.html

1924: Birth of Sabu Dastagir, Indian actor, who died on December 2, 1963
http://www.powell-pressburger.org/Obits/Sabu/FIR.html
http://www.screenonline.org.uk/people/id/459165/

1924: The Natal Indian Congress and the Natal Indian Association jointly organise a mass meeting in Durban, South Africa in opposition to the Class Areas Bill

1967: Birth of Bobby Deol, Indian actor
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0219967/bio
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_Deol

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqrexml7HZ0

1979: Death of Qalandar Baba Auliya, Indian-Pakistani mystic, philosopher, and scholar, born in 1898
http://azeemiasilsila.org/qalandar_baba.php
https://shaikhsohail.wordpress.com/2008/06/18/qalandar-baba-auliya-biography/

1986 : Death Nikhil Banerjee, Indian classical musician, born on October 14, 1931
http://www.nytimes.com/1986/02/04/obituaries/nikhil-banerjee-dies-sitar-virtuoso-was-55.html
https://saxonianfolkways.wordpress.com/2013/08/30/a-word-from-pandit-nikhil-bannerjee/
http://swaratala.blogspot.fr/2011/06/pandit-nikhil-banerjee-1931-1986.html

2009: Death of R. Venkataraman, 8th President of India (1987-92), born on December 4, 1910
http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Former_Indian_President_R._Venkataraman_dies_age_98
http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/Former-President-R-Venkataraman-Passes-Away/652721

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVHR5c4wO98

2010: Bangladesh executes five ex-army officers convicted of killing the country’s independence leader in 1975. The men killed Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the president’s wife, three sons, two daughters-in-law and approximately 20 others as part of a military coup
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8483988.stm
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/01/20101283949433384.html

2012: Former president Musharraf pospones his return. He had previously vowed to end his self-imposed exile and fly back to Pakistan by the end of this month to revive his political career
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-16766967

2015: Tens of thousands of mourners turn out for the funeral of Bangladesh opposition leader Khaleda Zia’s son in a massive show of support for the embattled former premier