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On 9 January in South Asian history

ON 9 JANUARY IN SOUTH ASIAN HISTORY

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Updated on January 9, 2019

1760: Afghans defeat Marathas in battle of Barari Ghat
http://chemicalhorn.blogspot.fr/2004/10/barari-ghat-battle-of.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dattaji_Rao_Scindia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marathas


1779: The British troops meet a large Maratha army at Talegaon and are defeated. This shattered the prestige of the British so low that they had to enter into a humiliating Treaty of Wadgaon by which the British had to surrender all the territories acquired by the Company since 1773
http://www.importantindia.com/9642/first-anglo-maratha-war/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talegaon_Dabhade

1920: Birth of Hakim Mohammed Said, Pakistani scholar and philanthropist who died in October 1988
https://www.pakpedia.pk/hakeem-mohammed-saeed
https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/382690-late-hakim-said-paid-rich-tribute-for-meritorious-services

1927: Birth of Sunderlal Bahuguna, Indian environmentalist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunderlal_Bahuguna
http://www.mapsofindia.com/on-this-day/9th-january-1927-sunderlal-bahuguna-environmentalist-was-born

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_-y_usyHwg

1934: Birth of Mahendra Kapoor, Indian singer, who died on September 27, 2008
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahendra_Kapoor

1965: Birth of Farah Khan, Indian film director and choreographer
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0007134/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farah_Khan

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NB3AfnbI0rc

1974: Birth of Farhan Akhtar, Indian Bollywood director, actor, producer, singer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farhan_Akhtar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihrUJG9b4o4

1976: Birth of Raghava Lawrence, Indian actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raghava_Lawrence

1983: Birth of Sharad Malhotra, Indian television actor
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharad_Malhotra

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ynb_8kMr2ok

1997: General Ershad, President of Bangladesh from 1982 to 1990, in jail for corruption since 1991 is freed

2004: Death of Nissim Ezekiel, Indian Jewish poet and critic, born on December 16, 1924
http://www.poemhunter.com/nissim-ezekiel/biography/
http://www.theguardian.com/news/2004/mar/09/guardianobituaries.india

2009: The Sri Lankan army captures Elephant Pass, the strategic causeway linking the Jaffna peninsula with the mainland
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/7819386.stm

2010: In China, Dhondup Wangchen, a Tibetan film-maker, is sentenced to six years in prison by Chinese authorities. The director was arrested in March for a documentary about ordinary Tibetan’s grievances with China
http://www.france24.com/en/20100107-china-jails-tibetan-director-dhondup-wangchen-six-years-documentary-tibet

2015: In Sri-Lanka, new President Maithripala Sirisena and his new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe both take the oath of office in Colombo’s Independence Square after Rajapakse conceded defeat
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/asia/2015/01/sirisena-sworn-as-sri-lanka-president-20151914215538168.html
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-30738671

2017: Pakistan completes nuclear triad, launches missile Babur-3 from submarine, giving the country a credible second strike capability
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/pakistan-completes-nuclear-triad-launches-missile-babur-3-from-submarine_1965794.html
http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/south-asia/article/2060852/watch-pakistan-test-fire-first-nuclear-capable-submarine-cruise
http://zeenews.india.com/asia/babur-3-five-things-to-know-about-the-pakistans-1st-nuclear-capable-submarine-cruise-missile_1965804.html