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On 30 October in South Asian history

ON 30 OCTOBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on October 30, 2018

1502: Vasco da Gama returns to Calicut, India for the second time

1883: Death of Dayananda Saraswati, Indian philosopher and scholar, born on February 12, 1824
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dayananda_Saraswati

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqat4mBCp50

1887: Birth of Sukumar Ray, Bengali Writer who died on September 11, 1923
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukumar_Ray
http://www.parabaas.com/translation/database/translations/essays/pZinia_sukumar.html

1909: Birth of Homi J. Bhabha, a physicist, father of the Indian nuclear programme, who died on January 24, 1966
http://in.rediff.com/news/homi06.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/science-technology/homi-j-bhabha.html

homi-bhabha

1932: Birth of Barun De, Indian historian
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barun_De

1949: Birth of Pramod Mahajan, Indian politician, who died on 3 May 2006 after been shot by his brother
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pramod_Mahajan

1954: In Pondicherry (India), for the last time, at 6 o’clock, as the sun sets, the French flag is lifted off the mast
http://www.thehindu.com/2005/07/26/stories/2005072605720200.htm
http://nitawriter.wordpress.com/2008/03/27/puducherry-is-quite-french/

1963: Death of U. Muthuramalingam Thevar, Indian politician, born on October 30, 1908
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U._Muthuramalingam_Thevar

1964: Birth of Humayun Kabir Dhali, Bangladeshi Writer & Journalist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humayun_Kabir_Dhali

1974: Death of Begum Akhtar, Indian singer, born on October 7, 1914
http://www.culturalindia.net/indian-music/indian-singers/begum-akhtar.html

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W65A2OgG8c0

1990: Death of V. Shantaram, Indian actor, director, and producer, born on November 18, 1901
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V._Shantaram
http://chiloka.com/celebrity/v-shantaram#person_details

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QMy9lJO0-gY

2005: Death of Shamsher Singh Sheri, Indian communist leader, born in  1942
http://www.bannedthought.net/India/PeoplesMarch/PM1999-2006/archives/2005/nov-dec2k5/ks.htm

Shamsher Singh Sheri

2012: Death of Samina Raja, Pakistani poet, born on September 11, 1961
http://dawn.com/news/760521/
http://tribune.com.pk/story/458817/poet-samina-raja-passes-away/

Samina Raja