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Why Do Pakistan And Bangladesh Hate Each Other?

Pakistan and Bangladesh have had rocky relations since Britain ended its rule in the region in 1947. So why don't the countries get along?

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After partition: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh (news.bbc.co.uk)
"In 1947, the jewel of the British Empire, India, was granted independence, divided along religious lines and two nations were born - India and Pakistan."

The Bangla Language Movement and Ghulam Azam (opendemocracy.net)
"As the world celebrates International Mother Language Day in memory of the Bangla Language Movement, Bangladeshis at Shabagh would do well to understand one of its forgotten language soldiers."

Bangladesh war: The article that changed history (bbc.com)
"On 13 June 1971, an article in the UK's Sunday Times exposed the brutality of Pakistan's suppression of the Bangladeshi uprising."

Bangladesh profile - Timeline (bbc.com)
"1947 - British colonial rule over India ends."