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On 29 May in South Asian history

ON 29 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 29, 2019

1658: The Battle of Samugarh is fought in a contest for the throne between the sons of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan following the emperor’s serious illness in September 1657
http://www.gktoday.in/battle-of-samugarh/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Samugarh

1940: Birth of Farooq Leghari, eighth president of Pakiskan (1993-1997), who died on October 20, 2010
http://pakistanherald.com/Profile/Farooq-Leghari-589

1947: The Indian constitutional assembly, put (in the principe) an end at the dalit system
https://www.thoughtco.com/who-are-the-dalits-195320

1953: New Zealander Edmund Hillary and the Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Nargay are the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/29/newsid_2492000/2492683.stm
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/general/onthisday/big/0529.html#article

1960: Sirimavo Bandaranaike is the first woman to become prime minister in Asia, up to July 1972
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/964914.stm

1972: Death of Prithviraj Kapoor, Indian actor, born on November 3, 1906
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/prithviraj-kapoor.html

https://youtu.be/yLt7S4uvYjg

1986: Birth of Valy Hedjasi, Afghan singer
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valy_Hedjasi

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zv2zFcXgqbE

1987: Death of Charan Singh, 5th PM of India (1979-1980), born on December 23, 1902
http://www.nytimes.com/1987/05/30/obituaries/charan-singh-dies-at-age-85-india-s-fifth-prime-minister.html
http://www.webindia123.com/government/primeminister/charansingh.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/29-may-1987-charan-singh-5th-pm-of-india-died

1988: Muhammad Khan Junero, Pakistani premier since December 1985, is dismissed
http://www.storyofpakistan.com/articletext.asp?artid=A077

1991: After Sonia Gandhi refusal to be PM, Narasimha -Rao becomes India’s Congress Party President
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/4974.html

2006: China and India sign a military cooperation treaty, the first treaty of this kind between the two country since the 1962 war

2011: Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, warns that the NATO forces fighting in his country risk becoming an “occupying force” if they do not stop air strikes on Afghan civilian homes as they hunt armed fighters
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/05/201153165616561911.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/01/world/asia/01afghanistan.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2011: In Pakistan, the Rawalpindi Anti-Terrorist Court (ATC) declares former military ruler Pervez Musharraf a Proclaimed Offender (PO) in the Benazir assassination case. The court had issued arrest warrants of Musharraf in the case
https://www.dawn.com/news/632843

2013: A US drone strike has killed the number two of the Pakistani Taliban, Wali-ur-Rehman, in North Waziristan region
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2013/05/201352955158237275.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22698363