What is West Pakistan?

  • (noun): A Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley; formerly part of India; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947.
    Synonyms: Pakistan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan

West Pakistan

West Pakistan (Urdu: مغر بى پاکستان Məghrābī Pākistān) refers to the state or region on which the modern and current state of Pakistan is based.

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Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan Bhashani - Political Philosophy - Independent East Pakistan
... among the politicians to conceive of an independent East Pakistan ... In early 1950s he felt that an integrated Pakistan was no longer maintainable with hegemony of West Pakistan ... At the Kagmari Conference, he bade farewell to West Pakistan by saying Assalam Alaikum which soon became a reference quote ...
List Of The First Female Holders Of Political Offices In Asia - Pakistan - West Pakistan
... West Pakistan was in existence from 1955 to 1970 ... Minister of Education (1962–65) – Begum Mahmooda Salim Khan ...
Government - Chief Ministers of West Pakistan
... Tenure Chief Minister of West Pakistan Political Party 14 October 1955 - 16 July 1957 Dr Khan Sahib Pakistan Muslim League/Republican Party 16 July 1957 - 18 March 1958 Sardar Abdur Rashid Khan Republican Party 18 ...
Governor Of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa - West Pakistan
... Between 14 October 1955 and 1 July 1970, the province was dissolved, and replaced by the single province unit of West Pakistan. ...
Mian Kifait Ali - Life
... relentlessly worked for the movement of Pakistan and several books and pamphlets ... After the creation of Pakistan in 1947, he formed a political party named “Hari Sari Party” ... language book) 1939 - Confederacy of India (English language book) 1939 - Pakistan (Urdu language pamphlet) 1941 - Pakistan The Critics case examined (English language pamphlet) 1942 ...

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