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On 28 August in South Asian history

ON 28 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 28, 2019

1709: Meidingnu Pamheiba is crowned King of Manipur
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamheiba

1896: Birth of Firaq Gorakhpuri, Indian writer who died on March 3, 1982

http://www.iloveindia.com/literature/urdu/poets/firaq-gorakhpuri.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28th-august-1896-renowned-contemporary-urdu-poet-firaq-gorakhpuri-is-born

1961: Birth of Deepak Tijori, Indian actor and director
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deepak_Tijori

1966: Birth of Priya Dutt, Indian social worker and politician
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Priya_Dutt

1973: Indo-Pakistani agreement for the repatriation of the prisoners of war

1998: Pakistan’s National Assembly passes a constitutional amendment to make the “Qur’an and Sunnah” the “supreme law” but the bill is defeated in the Senate

2004: Shaurat Aziz becomes Prime Minister of Pakistan
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/person.asp?perid=P087

2011: Baburam Bhattarai is elected prime minister of Nepal
http://www.france24.com/en/20110828-nepal-politics-parliament%20elects-maoist-prime-minister-baburam-bhattarai
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14700892
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14706938