Indo-Pakistani War of 1971

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  • The Causes Of The Indo-Pakistani War Of 1947

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    The Indo-Pakistani war of 1947 was the very first war fought between the two counties over Jammu and Kashmir. The war began when Pakistan sent troops from Waziristan into Kashmir in order to obtain their land. When the king of Kashmir, Hari Singh, realized what Pakistan was doing to Kashmir, he pleaded with India for help. “Tensions exploded in October 1947 when the Pathan Muslims of Poonch rebelled against the Hindu landowners of Kashmir. On October 22, Pakistan sent troops into the region, brutally

  • The Partition Of India And Pakistan

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    transitioned from colonization to independence, while also demonizing Pakistan and thus creating an extremely intense anti-Pakistani sentiment throughout India. In particular, two significant Bollywood films, Mother India and Border, sought to prove these qualities. While Mother India lauded India as a newly independent nation, Border rebuked Pakistan as the villain in the 1971 Indo-Pakistani War, which

  • When Mr. Pirzada Came At Dine By Jhumpa Lahiri, Lilia, Her Parents, And Mr

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    In the short story “When Mr. Pirzada Came to Dine” by Jhumpa Lahiri, Lilia, her parents, and Mr. Pirzada react differently to Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 because of the different cultures in which they grew up. Lilia is a ten-year-old girl growing up in Boston, Massachusetts. The civil war affects her vicariously when she sees her parents and Mr. Pirzada upset. Lilia’s parents are from India and moved to Boston before Lilia was born. They show concern when watching the news of their homeland in peril

  • West Pakistan Genocide

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    In keeping with this declaration of General Yahya Khan, West Pakistani soldiers began a campaign in 1971 to torture and kill millions of Bengalis and Hindus in East Pakistan. West Pakistan had significant concerns regarding the unrest of the independence movement in East Pakistan, and had decided to halt the protests by force. After the first attacks at Dhaka University on the night of March 25, 1971, until the surrender of Pakistani forces to the Indian military on December 16, West Pakistan succeeded

  • Othe Native Population And Original Form Of Government

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    Balochistan Conflict (1958–1959) Nawab Nauroz Khan took up arms in resistance to the One Unit policy. This decreased government representation for tribal leaders, from 1958 to 1959. He and his followers started a guerrilla war against Pakistan. It was the second of four Indo-Pakistan Wars fought between the two newly independent nations. They were arrested, charged with treason, and imprisoned in Hyderabad. Five of his family members, sons and nephews, were subsequently hanged on various charges. Third

  • Taking a Look at the Bangladesh Genocides

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    the West Pakistani military regime unleashed an efficient campaign of mass murder which aimed at killing millions of Bengalis, and succeeded in doing so. For the bloodbath in March-December 1971 - when the Pakistani army executed a largely unarmed Bengali population in the then vital part of Pakistan’s state known as “East Pakistan”, in an effort to suppress the region’s demand for independence - was at the time the biggest story in the world’s media. BACKGROUND INFORMATION Before 1971, Bangladesh

  • The Bangladesh Liberation War was a Major Event that Greatly Affected India and Pakistan

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    The Bangladesh Liberation War was a major event that left a huge, lasting effect on our world. Starting on March 21, 1971 and lasting one month long, the war became a fight over power and authority. The war affected Pakistan and India greatly. It was first triggered when East and West Pakistan had issues. India became involved in the war when they decided to help East Pakistan. The war affected a great number of people. Just like any war, The Bangladesh Liberation War had many devastating tragedies

  • South East And Laddakh And Pakistan

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    rise in politics and higher echelons of power was due to his mysteriously sharp mind coupled with cunning desire to be on the top of the national politics. His astute political manoeuvrings can be gauged from the fact that on the eve of India-China war in 1962, the rulers of China invited Pakistan to jointly dismember India by attacking on North East and Laddakh and Pakistan from Jammu side in Jammu and Kashmir to grab the maximum territory. Pakistan could fulfil their wish by taking Kashmir and China

  • Ethnic Conflict: Kashmir

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    into an uproar, and in October of 1947, Pakistan sent Muslim troops into Kashmir. Maharaja appealed to the Indian government for military assistance and signed the Instrument of Accession, ceding Kashmir to India; the first Indo-Pakistan war begins. This is the first of three wars to occur between India and Pakistan, none with a winner. India referred the conflict to the UN who asked Pakistan and India to remove their forces, although neither did. It finally ended in 1949 when a ceasefire agreement

  • Cold War Essay

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    China providers suppliers, which would be used to set up the Nixon's trip in 1972. Since 1960, Pakistan was perceived in the U. s. States as an integral bulwark against the globalized Communism in the Cool War. The U. s. States very carefully strengthened Pakistan during 1971 although The legislature kept in place an hands embargo. In 1970, Indian local