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On 27 July in South Asian history

ON 27 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 27, 2019

1880: During the Second Anglo-Afghan War,  Battle of Maiwand. in a pyrrhic victory, Afghan forces led by Ayub Khan defeat the British Army in battle near Maiwand
http://www.britishbattles.com/second-afghan-war/maiwand.htm
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1229067/One-British-soldiers-diaries-bloody-battle-Afghanistan-130-years-ago-provide-haunting-insight-horrors-troops-face-now.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Maiwand

1927: Birth of Sat Mahajan, Indian politician who died on September 1, 2012
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sat_Mahajan

1967: Birth of Rahul Bose, Indian journalist, actor, director, and screenwriter
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/rahul-bose/
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0097893/

1976: Alfred Duraiappah, former MP and mayor of Jaffna, Sri Lanka is assassinated by Velupillai Prabhakaran, the leader of the LTTE. First murder of the LTTE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Duraiappah
http://archives.dailynews.lk/2009/05/26/fea06.asp

1982: Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s first visit to the US in almost 11 years
http://www.nytimes.com/1982/07/28/world/mrs-gandhi-in-us-on-first-visit-in-a-decade.html
http://www.criticalpast.com/video/65675045035_Indian-Prime-Minister-Indira-Gandhi_American-President_Ronald-Reagan_Zubin-Mehta
http://www.google.fr/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=5&ved=0CDsQFjAEahUKEwjC75uKmvnGAhUCORQKHd86C8A&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.larouchepub.com%2Feiw%2Fpublic%2F1982%2Feirv09n30-19820810%2Feirv09n30-19820810_059-indira_gandhi_in_washington_dc_a.pdf&ei=Cwm1VYK-K4LyUN_1rIAM&usg=AFQjCNGzarL0dii1TRd7uy97DV_9HGDgTg&sig2=YLwz_KqaV1Z1LmpCsheN7g

1982-07-27 Indira Gandhi US visit

1983: In Sri Lanka, in what is called the Black July, 18 Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo were massacred by the Sinhalese prisoners, the second such massacre in two days
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_July

1992 : Death of Bollywood actor Amjad Khan, born onNovember 12, 1940
http://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/amjad-khan/biography.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amjad_Khan_(actor)
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/july-27-1992-popular-bollywood-actor-amjad-khan-dies

2002: Death of Krishan Kant, vice-president of the Republic of India and president of the National Assembly
https://www.theguardian.com/news/2002/jul/29/guardianobituaries

2005: Death of Swami Shantananda, Mahasamadhi Day, Indian Saint, Philosopher,  born on April 7, 1934
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shantanda_Saraswathi

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sS5LDUI-rz0

2011: India and Pakistan pledge not to let their fragile peace process slide again because of thorny issues that have made the nuclear neighbors bitter enemies.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14291484