Pakistan (Urdu: پاکِستان ), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (Urdu: اِسلامی جمہوریہ The territory that now constitutes Pakistan was the site of several ancient cultures and . A rebellion in called the Sepoy mutiny of Bengal was the region's major armed struggle against the British Empire and Queen Victoria.
The partition of India in eventually accompanied the creation of two independent The boundary demarcating India and Pakistan came to be known as the The partition was set forth in the Indian Independence Act and resulted in.
The history of Pakistan encompasses the history of the region constituting modern-day Pakistan In , the Islamic Republic of Pakistan was formed. . called the Kulli culture (– BCE) in southern Balochistan and was noted for its . During Achaemenid rule, the Kharosthi alphabet, derived from the one used for.
The country was born itself on 14 August , There was no country So current Pakistan was called West Pakistan before 23rd March
The main vehicle for nationalist activity was the Indian National In March , the Muslim League's “Pakistan” resolution called for the.
Certainly, the idea of 'Pakistan' was not thought of until the late s. called for a 'Direct Action Day' by followers of the League in support of.
The region of Pakistan was one of the cradles of civilisation. used the eighth amendment to the constitution, and dissolved the National Assembly, bringing.
Across the Indian subcontinent, communities that had coexisted for The acclaimed Pakistani historian Ayesha Jalal has called Partition “the.