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Gandhi was never in favor of Partition. Towards the time of independence Gandhi's influence in Congress decisions was reduced as he concentrated on other activities helping in empowerment of population. He was kept in dark and was subsided from the important Partition related discussions. Gandhi did not take part in celebrations of Independence day, he ...
The Pakistani General Election of 1970 (delayed in East Pakistan/Bangladesh until Jan 1971 due to flooding) resulted in no seats for the Bangladesh Awami League in West Pakistan. The polarised geographic concentration of party influence (BAL in the East, PPP in the West) lead to the Bangladesh Liberation War.
20 Baluch with some tanks had secured the area immediately around the cantonment in the morning. This is the 26th of March during Operation Searchlight, the start of the war. As I suspected, they had tanks and used them from the beginning.
Yes he did. According to Jinnah vs Gandhi, the possible reasons include: Mountbatten was a liberal and was opposed to the religion based partition demands of Jinnah(the Father of Nation, Pakistan) Nehru/Gandhi were good with diplomacy and negotiations Mountbatten was not pleased with the demands and negotiation style of Jinnah so it was a personality ...
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