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On 30 March in South Asian history

ON 30 MARCH IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on March 30, 2019

1664: Death of Guru Har Krishan, 8th guru of Sikhism since October 7, 1661, born on July 7, 1656
http://sikhism.about.com/od/guruharkrishan/p/Guru_Har_Krishan.htm

1885: The Battle of Kushka (Afghanistan) triggers the Pandjeh Incident which nearly gives rise to war between the British Empire and Russian Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pandjeh_Incident

1899: Birth of Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay, well known Bengali writer, who died on September 22, 1970
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharadindu_Bandyopadhyay

1908 : Birth of Devika Rani, Indian legendary actress and first recipient of Dadasaheb Phalke Award, who died on March 9, 1994
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devika_Rani
https://www.geni.com/people/Devika-Rani-Roerich-Chaudhuri/6000000017936455383

1919: Gandhi announces resistance against Rowlatt Act
http://www.indianetzone.com/14/the_rowlatt_act_1919.htm
http://pakistanstory.blogspot.com/2010/04/rowaltt-act-continued-pakistan-movement.html

1941: Birth of Wasim Sajjad, interim prior to elections president of Pakistan in 1993 and 1997
http://storyofpakistan.com/wasim-sajjad

1952: Death of Jigme Wangchuck, Bhutan King, born in 1905
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jigme_Wangchuck

1993: Death of S. M. Pandit, Indian painter, born on March 25, 1916
http://smpanditji.blogspot.fr/
http://www.saffronart.com/sitepages/ArticleDetails.aspx?Articleid=86&PageNo=1
https://www.google.fr/search?q=S.+M.+Pandit&biw=1301&bih=641&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=LhIYVc-SC87iapnYgAg&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ&dpr=1.05
 S. M. Pandit

1996: Khaleda Zia quits as Bangladesh Prime Minister
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khaleda_Zia

1997: In India, Congress Party (I) remove its support with no participation to the government of Deve Gowda of Janata dal

2002: Death of Anand Bakshi, Indian lyricist, born on July 21, 1920
http://www.hindilyrics.net/profiles/anand-bakshi.html

2005: Death of O. V. Vijayan, Indian author and cartoonist, born on July 2, 1930
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/O._V._Vijayan
http://www.hindu.com/2005/03/31/stories/2005033106451100.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30-march-2005-o.p.-vijayan-cartoonist-and-malayalam-writer-died

2009: Pakistani troops say they have taken control of a police academy after unidentified attackers had overrun the facility, killing up to 50 people and taking many officers hostage
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2009/03/2009330115046679194.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7971993.stm

2014: Sri Lanka’s ruling party wins local elections, but with smaller than expected margins in a crucial mid-term test for President Mahinda Rajapakse