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On 8 July in South Asian history

ON 8 JULY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on July 8, 2019

1497: Departure of the of Vasco de Gama expedition which arrives in India in May 1498
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06374a.htm

1858: After the “mopping up” campaigns of Sir Hugh Rose, the Sepoy Mutiny, that started on May 10, 1857, is officially declared finished
http://asianhistory.about.com/od/india/f/What-Was-The-Revolt-Of-1857-in-India-All-About.htm

1914: Birth of Jyoti Basu, Indian communist politician, who died on January 17, 2010
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jyoti_Basu
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8151230.stm

1949: Birth of Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, Chief Minister of State of Andhra Pradesh, India, since 2004, who died in an helicopter crash on September 2, 2009
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y._S._Rajasekhara_Reddy

1958: Birth of Neetu Singh, Indian actress
http://www.rediff.com/movies/2003/apr/09dinesh.htm


http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3axpa_ranbir-and-neetu-singh-on-aj-taak

1967: Death of Fatima Jinnah, sister of Ali Jinnah and an active figure in movement for independence of Pakistan
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatima_Jinnah

 1998: In Afghanistan, the Taliban announce a ban on television sets, videocassettes-recorders, videotapes and satellites dishes

2007: Death of Chandra Shekhar, former Indian shortly Prime Minister (November 1990 to June 1991)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chandra_Shekhar

2010: The United Nations recall its main representative to Sri Lanka following days of protests outside a UN office in Colombo, the capital
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/asia/2010/07/2010781724916736.html

2011: Pakistan has reacted angrily to the US army’s top officer’s suggestion that the government “sanctioned” the killing of journalist Saleem Shahzad.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-14080211

2013: Death of Sundri Uttamchandani, Indian author, born on September 28, 1924
http://tribune.com.pk/story/574401/sundri-uttamchandani-noted-sindhi-fiction-writer-passes-away/
http://www.sundriuttam.com/

2016: Death of humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi, the Mother Teresa of Pakistan
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/07/pakistan-humanitarian-abdul-sattar-edhi-dies-160708184523940.html http://tribune.com.pk/story/1137773/abdul-sattar-edhi-put-ventilator-condition-deteriorates-faisal-edhi/ http://www.dw.com/en/abdul-sattar-edhi-a-life-bigger-than-accolades/a-19243405