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On 31 January in South Asian history

ON 31 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 31, 2019

1561: Death of Bairam Khan, Great Mughul General, regent of Akbar
http://www.mapsofindia.com/who-is-who/history/bairam-khan.html
http://www.indianetzone.com/47/bairam_khan.htm

Bairam Khan

1666: Death of Sjihab al-Din Sultan C Shah Djahan, mogol of India (1628-1658) who build the Taj Mahal, born on January 5, 1592
http://www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Shah_Jahan

1856: Death of Khedrup Gyatso, 11th Dalai Lama, born on November 1, 1838
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/11th_Dalai_Lama
http://www.dalailama-archives.org/texts.php?pageID=28

Khedrup Gyatso 11th Dalai Lama

1865: Birth of Shastriji Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader who died on May 10, 1951
http://swaminarayan.org/shastrijimaharaj/index.htm

1914: Birth of Sri Daya Mata, Hindu religious figure
http://www.yogananda-srf.org/tmp/about_notitle.aspx?id=63

1948: Formation of the provisionnal government of the United States of Indonesia by Mohammad Hatta

1966: Birth of Dr Umar Alisha, Indian Sufi master
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umar_Alisha

1969: Death of Meher Baba, Indian guru, born on February 25, 1894
http://www.mehercenter.org/meherbaba/biography.html

1972: Death of Nepal king Mahendra (1955-1972), born in June 1920. He is succeded by his son Birendra
http://www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/mahendra-bir-bikram-shah-dev-7197.php

1975: Birth of Preity Zinta, Indian actress
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preity_Zinta
http://starsunfolded.com/preity-zinta-height-weight-age/

1981: Birth of  Amrita Arora, Indian actress
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm1147677/bio

1996: An explosive-filled truck rams into the gates of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka in Colombo, killing at least 86 and injuring 1,400
http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/january/31/newsid_4083000/4083095.stm

2004: Death of Suraiya, Indian singer and actress, died, born on June 15, 1929
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/31-january-2004-suraiya-indian-singer-and-actress-died
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suraiya

2009: Death of Nagesh, Indian comedian actor in Kollywood, born on September 27, 1933
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nagesh

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAq9CX8frtk

2012: Death of Mani Ram Bagri, Indian politician, born on January 1, 1920
http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/veteran-socialist-leader-mani-ram-bagri-dead/749682
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mani_Ram_Bagri
http://everything.explained.today/Mani_Ram_Bagri/

Mani Ram Bagri

2013: China condemns Tibetan monk Lorang Konchok to death for “instigating” self immolations. With him, his nephew also condemned to 10 years in prison. Sichuan court declares them guilty of murder in eight cases of self-immolation, three of them fatal
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/China-condemns-Tibetan-monk-to-death-for-instigating-self-immolations-27011.html
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/31/chinese-court-tibetans-encouraging-immolation http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-21271854

2015: India succeeds for the first time in using a mobile launcher to test-fire a long-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead deep inside rival China
https://phys.org/news/2015-01-india-long-range-missile-mobile-launcher.html