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On 30 May in South Asian history

ON 30 MAY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on May 30, 2019

1950: Birth of Paresh Rawal, Indian actor
http://www.koimoi.com/actor/paresh-rawal/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BgUiyJWEck

1981: Murder of General Zia Rahman, president of Bangladesh since April 1977, in a military coup led by Major General Manzur
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/may/30/newsid_4401000/4401129.stm
http://www.londoni.co/index.php/history-of-bangladesh?id=237
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assassination_of_Ziaur_Rahman
http://history.04007.cn/en.php/HisMain/5342.html

1998: A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits northern Afghanistan, killing up to 5,000

1998: Pakistan conducts an underground test in the Kharan Desert. It is reported to be a plutonium device with yield of 20kt (Chagal 2)

2007: Death of Gunturu Seshendra Sarma, Indian poet, born on October 20, 1027
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seshendra
http://hindu.com/2007/06/01/stories/2007060108350400.htm

2013: Prominent Sri Lankan human rights campaigner and parliamentarian Jayalath Jayawardena has died aged 59 in hospital in Singapore

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-22720636

2013: Death of Vina Mazumdar, Indian academic and activist, born on March 28; 1927
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/remembering-vina-mazumdar/article4765937.ece

2013: Death of Rituparno Ghosh, Indian actor, director, and screenwriter, born on August 31, 1963
http://www.ndtv.com/kolkata-news/rituparno-ghoshs-death-leaves-kolkata-shocked-523828
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-22712973
http://www.ndtv.com/video/player/news/the-life-and-times-of-rituparno-ghosh/277576
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/30-may-2013-rituparno-ghosh-indian-director-died

2017: Three India’s ruling BJP politicians charged over 1992 mosque demolition
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/india-bjp-narendra-modi-ayodhya-mosque-uttar-pradesh-hindu-muslim-destruction-charged-a7764026.html
http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/babri-case-advani-joshi-bharti-charged-with-criminal-conspiracy/article18661463.ece?homepage=true