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On 3 December in South Asian history

ON 3 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 3, 2018

1884: Birth of Rajendra Prasad, first president of India from 26 January 1950  up to 19 May 1962 who died on 28 February 1963
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/rajendra-prasad.html

1889: Birth of Khudiram Bose, very young Indian revolutionary, hanged to death on August 11, 1908
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/khudiram-bose.html
http://www.liveindia.com/freedomfighters/khudiram.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNOJIuBirss

1894: Birth of Deiva Zivarattinam, Indian politician who died on March 25, 1975
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deiva_Zivarattinam

1928: Birth of Muhammad Habibur Rahman, Indian-Bangladeshi jurist and politician, shortly acting Prime Minister of Bangladesh in 1996, who died on January 11, 2014
http://en.banglapedia.org/index.php?title=Rahman,_Justice_Muhammad_Habibur
http://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muhammad_Habibur_Rahman

1937: Birth of Binod Bihari Verma, Indian Maithili literateur
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binod_Bihari_Verma

1956: Death of Manik Bandopadhyay, Indian-Bengali author, born on May 19, 1908
http://www.iloveindia.com/indian-heroes/manik-bandopadhyay-biography.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manik_Bandopadhyay

1971: After a Pakistani air strike (Operation Ghenziz Khan), India declares war on West Pakistan aiming to help Bangladeshi separatists after pre-emptive strikes by the Pakistani Air Force
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Chengiz_Khan
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/3/newsid_2519000/2519133.stm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/3rd-december-1971-the-indo-pak-war-began
http://nehanair1993.blogspot.fr/2015/04/the-declaration-of-indo-pakistan-war.html

1984: A methyl isocyanate leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, kills more than 3,800 people outright and injures  150,000–600,000 others (some 6,000 of whom would later die from their injuries) in one of the worst industrial disasters in history
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/december/3/newsid_2698000/2698709.stm
http://bhopal.org/what-happened/union-carbides-disaster/

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXDOzMRrKlo

1996: Death in Moscow of Babrak Karmal, former president of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan (1979-1986), born on January 6, 1929
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Babrak-Karmal

2007: Pakistan’s Election Commission decides to bar Nawaz Sharif, a former prime minister and opposition leader, from the general election on Jan. 8 because of his criminal  charges

2011: Death of Dev Anand, Indian actor, born on September 26, 1923
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-16021433
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-16021917

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGsV3kQl4eg