Islami Jamhuriya e Pakistan (Islamic Republic of Pakistan)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. Pakistan was constituted as a Dominion on 14 Aug. 1947, under the provisions of the Indian Independence Act, 1947. The Dominion consisted of the following former territories of British India: Baluchistan, East Bengal (including almost the whole of Sylhet, a former district of Assam), North-West Frontier, West Punjab and Sind; and those States which had acceded to Pakistan.


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Further Reading

  1. Federal Bureau of Statistics.—Pakistan Statistical Yearbook.—Statistical Pocket Book of Pakistan, (annual)Google Scholar
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  12. Low, D. A. (ed.) The Political Inheritance of Pakistan. London, 1991Google Scholar
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  16. National statistical office: Federal Bureau of Statistics, Statistics Division, KarachiGoogle Scholar

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