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Indo-Pakistan War


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(September 1965)

A border conflict between India and Pakistan following an attempt by Pakistan to assist Muslim opponents of Indian rule in Kashmir. Fighting spread to the Punjab, but a UN ceasefire was accepted and by the Tashkent Declaration of 11 January 1966, a troop withdrawal was agreed. A renewal of frontier fighting occurred in 1971, at a time when Bangladesh was seeking independence from Pakistan.

Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945) — World History.


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