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The Problems of Intergroup Accommodation and Pluralism in the Politics of Pakistan

  • Khalil A. Nasir

Abstract

On 14 August 1947 two of the most populous independent states, India and Pakistan, were born in South Asia. On that day, the last British Viceroy of the Indian sub-continent, Lord Mountbatten, first flew from Delhi to Karachi to proclaim, and to participate in the celebrations of, the birth of Pakistan. A few hours later, he flew back to Delhi to preside over the independence ceremonies of India, a nation inhabited by the second largest population in the world.

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Central Government Prime Minister Plural Society Islamic Republic Political Geography 
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© Nic Rhoodie 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Khalil A. Nasir
    • 1
  1. 1.International Studies Institute, C.W. Post CenterLong Island UniversityNew YorkUSA

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