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Three major causes of the separation of East Pakistan



 

The causes of separation of East Pakistan are following:

(i) The distance between the two parts of Pakistan was more than 1600 kilometers separated by India.

(ii) Imposition of Martial Laws created a sense of deprivation among the people of East Pakistan.

(iii) Army started military action against the separatist movement of Awami League. This created hatred among Bengalis and they also started an armed struggle.

(iv) East Pakistan wanted complete provincial autonomy.


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