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On 28 January in South Asian history

ON 28 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 28, 2019

1701: The Chinese storm Dartsedo (Tibet)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dartsedo

1846: Battle of Aliwal, in India, won by British troops on Sikhs
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Aliwal
http://www.britishbattles.com/first-sikh-war/battle-of-aliwal/
https://deadliestblogpage.wordpress.com/2018/01/28/the-redoubtable-harry-smith-faces-the-savage-sikhs-at-aliwal-2/

1865: Birth of Lala Lajpat Rai, Indian freedom fighter who died on November 17, 1928
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/LalaLajpatRai.html

1925: Birth of Raja Ramanna, Indian physicist who died on September 24, 2004
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/raja-ramanna.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28-january-1925-raja-ramanna-eminent-nuclear-scientist-was-born

1930: Birth of Jasraj, Indian singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jasraj

1933: The name Pakistan is coined by Choudhury Rahmat Ali Khan and is accepted by the Indian Muslims for the Pakistan Movement seeking independence
http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choudhary_Rahmat_Ali
http://www.columbia.edu/itc/mealac/pritchett/00islamlinks/txt_rahmatali_1933.html

1984 : Death of Sohrab Modi, Indian stage and film actor, director and producer, born on November 2, 1897
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sohrab_Modi
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/sohrab-modi

1986: Birth of Shruti Haasan, Indian actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shruti_Haasan

1989: Death of Rinpoche (Choekyi Gyaltsen), the 10th Panchen Lama, born on February 19, 1938
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Choekyi_Gyaltsen
http://unpo.org/article/10529

Choekyi Gyaltsen 10th panchen lama

2007: Death of O.P. Nayyar, Indian film music director, born on January 16, 1926
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2007/jan/28nayyar.htm
http://www.opnayyar.org/theman.htm

2012: France’s plans for an early withdrawal from Afghanistan drew criticism from Kabul on Saturday 28, with experts and lawmakers accusing French President Nicolas Sarkozy of putting politics ahead of Afghans’ safety
http://www.france24.com/en/20120128-france-sarkozy-plans-early-withdrawal-draw-criticism-afghanistan