Q1. DESCRIBING THE STORY OF EMERGENCE OF PAKISTAN ON THE GLOBAL MAP IN BRIEF, GIVE HER LOCATION.
WHY IS KNOWING ABOUT HISTORY AND LOCATION IS NECESSARY FOR UNDERSTANDING COMMERCIAL GEOGRAPHY OF PAKISTAN? EXPLAIN.
“THE UNDERSTANDING OF GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENT IS A MUST FOR KNOWING THE ECONOMIC AND COMMERCIAL POSITION OF A COUNTRY”. ANALYZE PAKISTAN IN THE LIGHT OF THE STATEMENT.
The masters of United India announced on June 3, 1947 that India would be divided into two independent states; Pakistan and Bharat. This announcement culminated into practice after two months and 11 days on August 14, 1947 and so a new and independent state of God gifted Pakistan emerged on the World Map. Hindu majority areas were given to Sharat nevertheless, Muslim majority areas Punjab, Assam and Bengal were divided, Sindh and Baluchistan, without division, were fell to the lot of Pakistan, But Punjab was divided Into two parts; East Punjab was given to India while West Punjab was given to Pakistan.
As a result of this illogical, unjust and peculiar division, Pakistan was divided into two parts; West Pakistan (present Pakistan) and East Pakistan (present Bungladesh). As consequence of this illogical division, Indian 1,000 miles landed and 2,500 oceanic territory encroached between the two wings of Pakistan. In other words, Pakistan was dismantled practically at the very time of her inception. As a result of conspiracy between Hindus and British, India was posted as watchman of Pakistan. Juna Garh and Manawadar, afterwards opted to join Pakistan. In 1971, as consequence of Indian conspiracy and the cooperation of big powers of the world, East Pakistan was separated from united concept of Pakistan and East Pakistan surviving on the global map acquired the name Bangladesh.
LOCATION OF PAKISTAN:
According to the world map, Pakistan is situated in the Western part of South Asia. Pakistan is situated between 61 degree and 75.5 degree Longitudes in the East and 24 degree Latitudes in the North. In other words, it is situated in the temperate zone. The maximum length of Pakistan is 800 miles and width is 250 miles.