Pakistan marks 60th anniversary
Posted by பிரேமலதா மேல் ஓகஸ்ட் 14, 2007
Celebrations are under way across Pakistan to mark the 60th anniversary of independence from Britain and the creation of the country.
Pakistan and India won independence from Britain in August 1947 following a nationalist struggle of three decades.
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The story of Pakistan
Story of Indian Muslims
So why has the lot of Indian Muslims remained miserable after six decades of independence?
Half of Muslims women in India cannot read or write
For one, it is the sheer apathy and ineptitude of the Indian state which has failed to provide equality of opportunity in health, education and employment.
This has hurt the poor – including the Muslim poor who comprise the majority of the community – most.