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On 28 May in South Asian history


ON 28 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 28, 2019

1883: Birth of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Indian freedom fighter and writer, who died on February 26, 1966
http://www.kamat.com/kalranga/itihas/vds.htm

1923: Birth of Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, Indian actor and politician, who died on January 18, 1996
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/n-t-rama-rao.html
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004417/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/28-may-1923-n.t.-rama-rao-10th-cm-of-andhra-pradesh-was-born

1946: Birth of Satchidanandan, Indian poet
https://www.loc.gov/acq/ovop/delhi/salrp/ksatchidanandan.html
https://rochfordstreetreview.com/2017/12/21/featured-writer-k-satchidanandan-biographical-note/

1956: France cedes back its territories in India. The “treaty of transfer” was signed in Delhi, 8 years after the transfer “de facto”
http://mea.gov.in/bilateral-documents.htm?dtl/5302/Treaty+establishing+De+Jure+Cession+of+French+Establishments+in+India

1964: Jawaharlal Nehru, Indian premier (1947-1964)  is cremated in New Delhi
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5010.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9IpAxlrWQI

1976: Death of Zainul Abedin, Bangladeshi painter, born on December 29, 1914
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Abedin,_Zainul
http://www.google.fr/search?q=zainul+abedin&nord=1&tbm=isch&source=lnms&sa=X&ei=mcmEU63mMcqw0QW4voCYCQ&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&biw=1242&bih=571&dpr=1

1990: Afghanistan communist president Najibullah says he supports multiparty system and proposes free élections

1996: In India, Despite the BJP victory in the parliamentary election, Vajpayee don’t get a majority in the lower chamber and resigns

1998: Pakistan responds to a series of Indian nuclear tests with five of its own


http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/28/newsid_2495000/2495045.stm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Youm-e-Takbir
https://www.ctbto.org/specials/testing-times/28-may-1998-pakistan-nuclear-tests

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcvROQRb4ic

1999: Death of B. Vittalacharya, Indian director and producer, born on January 18, 1920
http://www.veethi.com/india-people/b._vittalacharya-profile-5797-14.htm
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0009775/

2008: Nepal’s new Constituent Assembly abolishes the 240-year-old monarchy and declared the country a “secular, federal democratic republic.”
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7424302.stm
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2008/apr/23/nepal

2012: In a clear manifestation of deepening political crisis in Nepal, the Constituent Assembly (CA) is dissolved at midnight, and without a new constitution being promulgated.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-18232606
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/05/201252754736342175.html

2015 : Yaduveer Wadiyar, a 23-year-old economics graduate from the University of Massachusetts is crowned the new maharaja of Mysore, titular head of the 600-year-old Wadiyar dynasty in southern India.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-32911649


Holidays and observances

Nepal: Republic Day
Pakistan celebrates Youm-e-Takbir