Mind you, the East Pakistani
students living in Karachi at the time were doing pretty well for themselves.
The country got its first constitution in 1956 when the principle of parity was accepted by the East Pakistani
Bengalis primarily due to the efforts of Husain Shaheed Suharwardy.
And it's no use saying they would have played any way, because before 1971 only one East Pakistani
played a Test, and he only played one Test.
In the 1960s, Ayub Khan had arrested the East Pakistani
leader Sheikh Mujibur Rahman under the Agartala Conspiracy case.
Unfortunately, most Pakistani writing on the subject is still focused on the role of India in the military debacle instead of the role of its own Punjabi civil-military oligarchy in creating the economic and political conditions that led to the acute alienation of East Pakistani
Ironically, at the same time when the West Pakistani NSF emerged as the most vocal student organization against the military rule of Ayub Khan, the East Pakistani
NSF played the role of a militant organization for the regime which regularly attacked the opposition forces.
It was, however, at the 1956 PEA conference at Chittagong that the so-called Dacca School mooted the case of two economies and articulated it in a special conference of East Pakistani
economists on the first FYP.
The National Language Issue: Potent Force for Transforming East Pakistani
Regionalism into Bengali Nationalism.
This did not cause him any curiosity because the majority of the East Pakistani
politicians who joined the Pakistan People's Party were ulama led by Maulana Nur-uz-Zaman.
Nawab Ali (later Brig) an East Pakistani
AMC doctor after obtaining Royal colleges Memberships (all three) got training in cardiology under Prof Paul Wood.
Surely, the East Pakistani
was not a " true Muslim"?
Speeches of some East Pakistani
members of Central Cabinet in relation to Bengali language literature and culture generated doubts during the later stage of the Ayub regime.