Muslims under the British Raj in India were a scattered and powerless bunch, divided on ethnic background and language. There were also divisions between the Sunni and Shia sects of Islam. To top all of this, the introduction of elected councils and assemblies, created a political division between the Muslims of the Muslim majority areas and those who inhabited areas such as the United Provinces (UP), where they were outnumbered
Tag "History of Pakistan"
Pakistan is the 36th largest nation by total area. It has a 1,046km (650mi) coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman. Pakistan is bordered by Afghanistan, Iran, India, and China. Pakistan is also very close to Tajikistan, separated by the Wakhan Corridor. Pakistan is strategically located between the regions of South Asia, Central Asia, and the Middle East. This prime location – combined with varied natural resources,