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On 8 December in South Asian history

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ON 8 DECEMBER IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on December 8, 2018

1935: Birth of Dharmendra, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dharmendra
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/8th-december-1935-dharmendra-indian-actor-was-born

1946: Birth of Sharmila Tagore, Indian Actress
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharmila_Tagore

1971: Operation Python a follow up of Operation Trident, naval attack launched on Pakistan’s port city of Karachi by the Indian Navy during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Python

1971: New Delhi announces that on their way to Dakha, its forces are beating the Pakistani troops

1985: In Bangladesh, seven countries found the South Asia Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)
http://www.southasiafoundation.org/saarc_charter.htm
http://www.mapsofworld.com/saarc-member-countries.htm

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1995: Gyaincain Norbu, picked by the Chinese government in November as the 11th Panchen Lama is enthroned
http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Gyaincain_Norbu
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/the-boys-who-would-be-lama-1305970.html

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2001: Death of Subrata Mitra, Indian cinematographer, born on October 12, 1930
http://www.upperstall.com/people/subrata-mitra

2007: Benazir Bhutto, first and only female former Prime Minister of Pakistan, had her PPP Office stormed by unidentified gunmen. Three supporters are killed.

2012: Death of Khan Sarwar Murshid, Bangladeshi educator and diplomat, born on July 1, 1924
http://bdnews24.com/bangladesh/2012/12/08/educationist-prof-murshid-dead1

2014: A ceremony takes place in Kabul to mark the formal end of Nato’s 13-year combat mission in Afghanistan.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30377059
http://www.dawn.com/news/1149579/us-nato-end-afghan-combat-command-after-13-years