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PU CSAS organizes seminar
PU CSAS organizes seminar

LAHORE: (Friday, March 16, 2018): Punjab University Centre for South Asian Studies has organized a seminar on “India and Pakistan as Successor States of British India”. Ross Masud, Former Legal Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan was the key note speaker while Prof Dr Umbreen Javed, faculty members and a large number of students were present on the occasion. In his lecture, Ross Masud said that after the World War II, a wave of decolonization of large states started in full swing. He said that India and Pakistan were the beneficiaries of the wave of partition under Independence Act 1947. He said that the two independent dominions finally came in to being and known as India and Pakistan after partitioning the territories. A note of thanks was given by Dr. Abdul Majid, Assistant Professor, Centre for South Asian Studies for a thought provoking lecture. He elaborated that when the Labour Party in British rose to power after the Second World War, it tried to implement Constitutional Reforms according to British. He said that Muslim League’s demand for a separate homeland led towards creation of Pakistan as a sovereign state in 1947 on the map of the world.