4BANGLADESHPakistan:After independence from Great Britain, Pakistan was split into two parts separated by IndiaEast PakistanWest PakistanThe two parts were only held together by their common religion, Islam.
6BANGLADESH War started between West Pakistan & East Pakistan India sided with the East (Bangladesh)West Pakistan became PakistanEast Pakistan became Bangladesh
7BANGLADESH Why did this happen? East Pakistan – very poor (subsidence farmers)West Pakistan – very rich (many raw materials and petroleum)Simply put, the rich controlled the poor and the poor became upset
8Kashmir Conflict Started following the division of India Argument over land border, Kashmir is rich with minerals