Tag Archives: 1947

Why Punjab is presented as “The Punjab”.


Punjab is a Persian word which mean five rivers. Punj= five and aab= water/ river. The plains between the Indus and Ganges river are called Punjab as they were irrigated naturally by the fiver rivers: Ravi, Chenab, Bias, Sutlej, Jhelum, … Continue reading

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Division of Pakistan (1971) & the role of religious leadership


Pakistan consisted of East & West wings before 1971. In the same year the Eastern wing got independent after Pakistan suffered defeat in the war against India. Role of mullah (clergy) is discussed in this break up and defeat. Continue reading

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