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On 4 August in South Asian history

ON 4 AUGUST IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on August 4, 2019

1888: Birth of Taher Saifuddin, Indian religious leader, 51st Da’i al-Mutlaq who died on November 12, 1965
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taher_Saifuddin

1923: Birth of Mushtaq Ahmad Yusufi, Pakistani satirical and humor writer
http://pakistaniat.com/2009/06/20/mushtaq-ahmed-yousufi/

1929: Birth of Kishore Kumar, Indian singer and actor, who died on October 13, 1987
http://itsmastijunction.blogspot.com/2009/05/kishore-kumar-hindi-august-4-1929.html
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/4th-august-1929-famous-bollywood-actor-and-singer-kishore-kumar-is-born

1942: The -Chinese Expeditionary Army withdraw from Burma to India
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/X_Force
http://www.cbi-theater.com/cai/cai.html

1942-08-04 Chinese Expedition Army leave for India

1944: Birth of Amjad Islam Amjad, Pakistani poet, screenwriter, and songwriter
http://www.arabnews.com/art-culture/news/864171
http://www.poemhunter.com/amjad-islam-amjad/biography/

1954: The Government of Pakistan approves the National Anthem, written by Hafeez Jullundhry and composed by Ahmed G. Chagla
https://www.siasat.pk/forums/threads/short-history-of-our-national-anthem.30891/
https://www.pakpedia.pk/hafeez-jalandhari
https://wikivisually.com/wiki/Ahmed_Ghulamali_Chagla

2006: Trincomalee massacre of NGO workers, is carried out by Sri Lankan government forces, killing 17 employees of the French INGO Action Against Hunger (known internationally as Action Contre la Faim, or ACF)
http://self.gutenberg.org/articles/2006_trincomalee_massacre_of_ngo_workers

2014: The small Pema Dorjee, recognized in 2009 as a reincarnation of Penor Rinpoché, the head of the Nyingma lineage, takes possession of the Palyul monastery in Tibet. His school is the oldest of all the Buddhist world.
http://www.asianews.it/news-en/Tibet,-thousands-celebrate-enthronement-of-new-Penor-Rinpoche-31805.html