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On 7 December in South Asian history

ON 7 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 7, 2019

1921: Birth of Pramukh Swami Maharaj, Indian spiritual leader
http://www.swaminarayan.org/pramukhswami/index.htm
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/7th-december-1921-pramukh-swami-maharaj-the-fifth-successor-of-swaminarayan-was-born

1923: Birth of Intizar Hussain, Pakistani Urdu writer and columnist
http://urduadab4u.blogspot.fr/2010/09/intizar-hussain-famous-urdu-writer.html
http://www.dawn.com/news/917349/intizar-i-m-a-man-only-of-fiction-intizar-Hussain


1970: The first ever general election on the basis of direct adult franchise is held in Pakistan for 313 National Assembly seats
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistani_general_election,_1970
http://www.dawn.com/news/686541/1970-polls-when-election-results-created-a-storm
http://historypak.com/elections-of-1970/

1971: Pakistan president Yayah Khan announces the formation of a coalition government with Nurul Amin as Prime Minister and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto as vice-prime minister
http://presidentyahya.com/about.html

1987: Because strikes and protests Bangladesh president Ershad dissolves parliament
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hossain_Mohammad_Ershad

2001: Taliban surrender Kandahar

2002: In Mymensingh, Bangladesh, four movies theaters are bombed within 30 minutes of each other. At least 15 people were killed and over 200 were injured

2004: Hamid Karzai is sworn in as president of Afghanistan
https://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/08/world/asia/karzai-is-sworn-in-citing-a-new-chapter-for-afghanistan.html
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/3135938.stm

2004-12-07
2007: A judge in India has summoned two Hindu gods, Ram and Hanuman, to appear before the court personally to help resolve a property dispute
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7132124.stm

2016 : Death of Junaid Jamshed, Pakistani musician, in a plane crash, born in 1964
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/dec/07/pakistan-plane-crashes-flight-pk661

 

Holidays and observances

India: Armed Forces Flag Day