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On 6 June in South Asian history

 ON 6 JUNE IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on 6 June 2019

1674: Shivaji Bhosle crowns himself and founds the Maratha Empire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shivaji

1882: More than 100,000 inhabitants of Bombay are killed as a cyclone in the Arabian Sea pushes huge waves into the Harbour

1891: Birth of Maasti Venkatesh Iyengar, Karnatakaian poet and playwright, who died on June 6, 1986
http://ellakavi.wordpress.com/2007/07/22/maasti-venkatesh-iyengarthe-father-of-kannada-short-stories/

1929: Birth of Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician, who died on May 25, 2005 of heart attack
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunil_Dutt
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0004570/

1936: Birth of D. Ramanaidu, Indian producer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._Ramanaidu

1957: Birth of Balanadarajah Iyer, Sri Lankan poet and activist, gunned down on August 16, 2004
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Balanadarajah_Iyer

Balanadarajah Iyer

1984: The last Sikh separatist militants at the shrine of Golden Temple of Amritsar surrender
http://www.guardian.co.uk/theguardian/1984/jun/07/fromthearchive
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/indian-army-storms-golden-temple

1984 : Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, a charismatic Sikh preacher, who became a symbol of militant religious fundamentalism and anti-establishment fervour in the early 1980s, is killed during the Indian army’s storming of the Golden Temple, born on June 2, 1947
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jarnail_Singh_Bhindranwale
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/6-june-1984-jarnail-singh-bhindranwale-militant-sikh-religious-preacher-died

1986: Birth of Bhavana Balachandran, Indian actress
 http://www.nidokidos.org/threads/9634-Bhavana-Balachandran

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kW3Jw6qzgrk

1986: Death of Maasti Venkatesh Iyengar, Karnatakaian poet and playwright, born on June 6, 1891
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Masti_Venkatesha_Iyengar
http://www.karnatakaspider.com/resources/3343-Kannada-Jnanapeetha-awardee-kannadada-Aasti.aspx

2003: Following huge demonstrations against his appointment, Nepal’s premier Lokendra Bahadur Chand resigns
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lokendra_Bahadur_Chand

2004: Tamil is established as a classical language by the president of India, in a join sitting of the two houses of the parliament

2011: US drone strikes kill many in Pakistan. At least 19 people killed in tribal areas after two blasts a day earlier left 24 dead
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2011/06/2011664394702821.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-13663847
http://www.france24.com/en/20110606-least-17-killed-us-drone-strike-pakistan

2014: The front-runner in Afghan’s presidential election, Abdullah Abdullah, has survived a suicide bomb attack targeted at his convoy in Kabul
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-27731116
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2014/06/afghan-presidential-candidate-survives-blast-201466931968347.html

2015: Bangladesh and India seal a historic land pact to swap territories, which will finally allow tens of thousands of people living in border enclaves to choose their nationality after decades of stateless limbo.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-33033342
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2015/06/india-bangladesh-seal-land-swap-deal-150606012711866.html
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/india-bangladesh-seal-historic-land-boundary-agreement/

2016: A court in the Maldives jails former Vice-President Ahmed Adeeb for 10 years on terrorism charges, after a closed-door trial that was denounced by the opposition as flawed
http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/maldives-former-vice-president-jailed-on-terrorism-charges

2017: Sher Bahadur Deuba elected Nepal’s prime minister … for the fourth time
http://www.dw.com/en/nepal-parliament-elects-sher-bahadur-deuba-as-new-prime-minister/a-39137708
http://www.asiaone.com/asia/nepal-parliament-elects-new-prime-minister
http://kathmandupost.ekantipur.com/news/2017-06-07/pm-deuba-assumes-office-first-cabinet-meeting-sets-five-priorities.html