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On 29 January in South Asian history

ON 29 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 29, 2019

1926: Birth of Abdus Salam, Pakistani physicist, 1979 Nobel laureate, who died on November 21, 1996
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1979/salam-bio.html

1948: The Pakistan Socialist Party is founded in Karachi
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistan_Socialist_Party

2003: In Nepal, Prachanda (Pushpa Kamal), leader of the Maoist guerilla says he has ordered a suspension of operations and that he accepts an government offer for  peace negociation

2008: Death of Bharat Gopi, Malayalam film actor, born on November 2, 1937
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2008/jan/29gopi.htm
http://www.sify.com/movies/bharath-gopi-an-obituary-news-malayalam-kkfucxebijasi.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/29-january-2008-bharat-gopi-malayalam-film-actor-died

2014: Death of Ashutosh Mahara, Indian spiritual leader and founder of the Divine Light Awakening Mission, which claims 30 million followers, dies at 68
http://www.oneindia.com/chandigarh/dead-or-alive-the-curious-case-of-ashutosh-ji-maharaj-1411501.html
http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/ashutosh-maharaj-a-dead-seer-kept-alive-by-blind-faithfuls-in-punjab-village/1/341909.html

2015: Pakistan reiterates its opposition to grant permanent UN Security Council’s seat to India and insists on reforms to make the forum more democratic