Integration of Princely States

Problems during integration (a) All the princely states, as many as 565 in all, would become legally independent. (b) The British Govt. took the view that all these states were free to join either India or Pakistan, or if they wished to remain independent. (c) The decision wasn’t left to the people, but to the […]

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Consequences of Partition in India and Pakistan

1. It was one of the largest and tragic transfers of the population that human history has known. 2. Minorities were killing and atrocities on both sides of the border, in the name of religion people of one community ruthlessly killed and maimed people of the other community. 3. Cities like Lahore, Amritsar, and Kolkata […]

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