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see BangladeshBangladesh
[Bengali,=Bengal nation], officially People's Republic of Bangladesh, republic (2015 est. pop. 161,201,000), 55,126 sq mi (142,776 sq km), S Asia. Bangladesh borders on the Bay of Bengal in the south; on the Indian states of West Bengal in the west and north, Assam
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; PakistanPakistan
, officially Islamic Republic of Pakistan, republic (2015 est. pop. 189,381,000), 310,403 sq mi (803,944 sq km), S Asia. Pakistan is bordered by India on the east, the Arabian Sea on the south, Iran on the southwest, and Afghanistan on the west and north; in the
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The people of East Pakistan gracefully maintained their Islamic character and forced the Indian army out of Bangladesh in no time.
The Pakistan People Party (PPP) leader also contended that India's decision to scrap special status for Jammu and Kashmir was "as serious as the East Pakistan tragedy".
'The Kashmir issue is the second major incident after the separation of East Pakistan. Pakistan Peoples Party was formed for the cause of Kashmir.
In response to that, Awami League made the people of East Pakistan believe that West Pakistan elites were not ready to share power with the Bengalies.
A democratic election had just taken place in Pakistan and the party of Sheikh Mujibur Rehman, the East Pakistan leader, had got a majority.
'Today, there is still time to resolve these issues through dialogue; soon it will be too late for talks and dialogue, as we saw happened in East Pakistan.'
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto even went to the extent of threatening to break the legs of anyone who dared attend the National Assembly session called by Mujib in East Pakistan. Gen.
To bear a distinct ethnic outlook and still be a loyal Pakistani, is not unpatriotic, neither it is unjustifiedAt that time until the 1970s, East Pakistan was itself embroiled in an issue related to its language.
In 1960, East Pakistan had a GDP (constant 2010 US$) of 17.9 billion, higher than West Pakistan's 13.7 billion.
After a distinguished career, which included several instructional and command appointments in his own Battalion and also in the Civil Armed Forces, he was posted to the East Pakistan Rifles in 1958 as a Company Commander.
Mujeeb's Awami League won 167 of 169 East Pakistan seats in the National Assembly but none of West Pakistan's 138 seats.
The family migrated from Calcutta to eastern Bengal which became East Pakistan following the formation of Pakistan in 1947.

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