East Pakistani


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East Pakistani

adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) or its inhabitants
2. (Peoples) of or relating to East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) or its inhabitants
n
3. (Placename) a native or inhabitant of the former East Pakistan
4. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of the former East Pakistan
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Adj.1.East Pakistani - of or relating to or characteristic of Bangladesh or its people or language; "Bangladeshi dialects"
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The Nazimuddin episode instilled anti-American feeling in many of the first generation of East Pakistani leaders.
In fact, Punjabi domination was one of the curses leading to East Pakistani alienation and the break-up of Pakistan.
Pakistan is a multiethnic nation that already partially disintegrated due to its inability to retain its East Pakistani Bengal population, which seceded to become Bangladesh in 1971.
The dominant East Pakistani political party, the Awami League, headed by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, won all but two of the parliamentary seats in East Pakistan and an overall majority in the national Parliament.
Yesterday the battle for Dacca began, and some top civilian officials of the East Pakistani government resigned.
The hegemony of the West Pakistani elites and their exploitation of East Pakistan as a captured colony also heightened the East Pakistani elites' sense of deprivation.
Why West Pakistan failed to accommodate East Pakistani aspirations in 1971 when Mujib had till quite late in the day given ample signs of East Pakistan not wanting secession was a question that the author should have attempted to answer convincingly.
We couldn't stand the notion of meeting East Pakistani aspirations half-way, just as we are having a hard time now understanding Baluchi aspirations," he questions.
The principal East Pakistani politician before secession was Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.
Surely, the East Pakistani was not a " true Muslim"?

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