MA Jinnah’s letter to the Khan of Kalat on Feb. 2, 1948 is evidence that Pakistan and Balochistan were two separate and independent countries.
The late Nawab Akbar Bugti, Sardar Ataullah Mengal and Nawab Khair Bux Marri in a rare photo from 1960.
This is what passes for a school in Balochistan.
This New York Times report from Aug. 11, 1947 clearly shows Pakistan recognizing Kalat as the ‘Moslem State of Baluchistan’.
News clipping from a UK paper reporting the refusal of Balochistan to aceded to Pakistan despite MA Jinnah’s threats.
Mehran Marri and Brahumdagh Bugti
Left to right: Tarek Fatah, Noordin Mengal, Mehran Marri and Brahumdagh Bugti