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On 4 January in South Asian history

 ON 4 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

Updated on January 4, 2019

1924: Birth of Sebastian Kappen, Indian Jesuit theologian who died on November 30, 1993
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sebastian_Kappen

1931: Death of Maulana Mohammad Ali, Indian Muslim leader, activist, scholar, journalist and poet, born on December 10, 1878
http://www.muslim.org/m-ali/contents.htm

1932: The Indian Congress Party is declared illegal by the British. Mahatmat Gandhi and Nehru are arrested

1932-01-04 UNC interdit Gandhi arrêté

1946: Birth of Dr.S.Rajasekharan, Indian poet and critic
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S._Rajasekharan

1950: Birth of Khondakar Ashraf Hossain, Bangladesh poet and academic who died on June 16,. 2013
http://www.poemhunter.com/khondakar-ashraf-hossain/biography/

1956: Birth of Sarojini Sahoo, Indian feminist writer
http://sarojinisahoo.com/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarojini_Sahoo

1957: Birth of Gurdas Maan, Punjabi singer, actor, lyricist
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gurdas_Maan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=beQg3PxsNcY

1966: Conference Indo-Pakistani in Tachkent (Soviet Union), up to 10. The two countries reestablish their diplomatic relations

1980: President Jimmy Carter announces economic sanctions against Soviet Union which invaded Afghanan on 27 December 1979

1988: Birth of Nabila Jamshed, Indian writer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nabila_Jamshed

1994: Death of Rahul Dev Burman, Indian composer and actor, born on June 27, 1939
http://www.panchamonline.com/
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/4th-january-1994-r.d.-burman-renowned-music-director-died

2004: During SAARC summit, in Islamabad, general Musharraf and Indian Prime Minister Vajpayee have long talks and decide to have discussions on Kashmir

2011: The governor of Pakistan’s Punjab province, Salman Taseer, is shot dead by an armed man, thought to be part of his security detail, at a busy market in Islamabad
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/01/201114115730846269.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/05/world/asia/05pakistan.html?_r=1&ref=asia

2012: The Taliban confirm it has come to an “initial agreement” to open a political office overseas as part of peace talks with the US
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2012/01/201213112718977856.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/04/world/asia/taliban-to-open-qatar-office-in-step-toward-peace-talks.html?_r=1&ref=asia