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Durand Line Border Agreement, 1893

Durand Line Border Agreement, 1893

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Published by Area Study Centre, Russia, China & Central Asia University of Peshawar in Peshawar .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by, S.Fida Yunas.
ContributionsYunas, S. Fida, 1923-
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. ;
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3723096M
LC Control Number2003343160

However, the agreement for demarcation of the Pak-Afghan border called the Durand Line did not provide for any renewal and settled the issue once for all, whereas the boundary of the border has remained un-demarcated except at one or two places and the tribal people do not respect the Line.   Contents1 DURAND LINE AND PAKHTOON DIVIDE AS THE CAUSE OF INSTABILITY IN AFGAN PAK REGION2 CHAPTER I3 INTRODUCTION4 METHODOLOGY5 Statement of the Problem6 Justification for the Study7 Scope8 Data Collection9 Organisation of the Dissertation10 Region (f) Chapter VII: Recommendations CHAPTER II13 THE PAKHTOONIAN ISSUE: 5/5(32).

The international border between Pakistan and Afghanistan is defined by the Treaty (the Durand Line Agreement) signed between British India and Afghanistan in , and as a successor state, the rights and obligations were inherited by Pakistan, in place of the British government. Pakistan’s stance is that the treaty under all canons of. It is expressed in the Durand Line Agreement, a treaty concluded in between the Amir of the Afghan tribes and Great Britain acting for its possession India. The Durand Agreement denotes a prima facie international boundary 1 separating Afghanistan and Pakistan. However, the line divides Pushtun tribes, 2 clans, and families. Nearly 30 Author: Charles H. Norchi.

  When you attached the word Pakistani with Pashtuns then you have got your answer. Durand Lines was drawn back in , Pashtuns on the both side of Line raised questions though but with the development of the British side of Pashtuns areas and wi. Durand Line Border Between Afghanistan And Pakistan. The Durand Line winds through some of the world’s most remote and mountainous terrain. More than that the 1,mile border between Afghanistan and Pakistan separates the two rival countries and often serves as a flashpoint.


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Durand Line Agreement (Novem ) and Sir Henry Mortimer Durand, K. E., C. The eastern and southern frontier of his Highness's dominions, from Wakhan to the Persian border, shall follow the line shown in the map attached to this agreement.

The Durand Line Durand Line Border Agreement () Download more papers and articles at ValleySwat, 2 The English came to India for trading purposes but with the passage of time they made their position strong enough to play a prominent role in the politics, affairs and governance in Size: KB.

Get this from a library. The Durand Line Border Agreement, [S Fida Yunas;]. Get this from a library. The Durand Line Border Agreement, special issue (second). [S Fida Yunas; University of Peshawar.

Area Study Centre (Russia, China & Central Asia);]. the Indo-Afghan border: the Durand Line, the controversial border became a reason of great tension between Afghanistan and India, and much more so between Afghanistan and Pakistan, after The question of legality of the Durand Line is not Durand Line Border Agreement of an interest for the international political and academic Size: 1MB.

The Durand Line was a frontier boundary between Afghanistan and British was established after an memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Mortimer Durand of British India and Afghan Amir Abdur Rahman Khan. Referred to as a frontier line, it is named after Mortimer Durand who was the Foreign Secretary of colonial British India at the time.

The agreement, at least on paper, for the first time demarcated where the Indo-Afghan border started and ended. Before the Durand Line agreement, both India and Afghanistan would make incursions. The Durand Line Agreement, demarcating the border between Afghanistan and British India.

Signed by Sir Henry Mortimer Durand and Amir Abdur Rahman Khan in Kabul, Afghanistan, Novem Durand Line Agreement. Calling the ‘cursed’ Durand Line what it is. The roots of the problem go back to when an agreement was signed between the British rulers of India and the Amir of Afghanistan, which Author: Indranil Banerjie.

Durand line was and is a binding bilateral agreement, defining the international border. Even Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan has refuted the idea of re-demarcation of the line.

Afghanistan has to accept the legal status of line whereas Pakistan has to concede respect towards the terms of : Tahira Khan. Is the Durand Line agreement of even legal and valid.

The agreement that shaped Afghanistan’s entire contemporary history. The Line, Now. Since Pakistan’s formation, no Afghan head of state, be it a King, a President, or even the Taliban, ever recognized the Durand Line as the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan.

The Durand Line - A razor's edge between Afghanistan & Pakistan Introduction. When Sir Mortimer Durand outlined the margins between Afghanistan and British India inhe might have satisfied the British Empire by endorsing and effectuating their interests, but today the existence of a boundary that bisects the Pashtun region, which divides the indigenous people and squeezes them between.

The book, ‘Durand Line’s Prisoner – From imprisonment to release’, is a sensitive read as far as its topic is concerned since Faizullah crossed the border to interview an infamous TTP Head. The agreement of the Durand Line was signed by the Afghan King, Abdul Rahman Khan, after negotiations with the British government in —the agreement was made with the British government and not with Pakistan, and so in essence, it can be regarded as invalid.

The Durand Agreement of made explicit the demarcation of The Durand Line is far more apparent on printed maps than it the Durand Line gives the border issue some practical urgency Author: Thomas J.

Barfield. The Durand Line is the 1, miles long border between Afghanistan and Pakistan, established in following an agreement between Sir Mortimer Durand, a representative of British India, and.

Questioning why Pakistan started erecting a fence along the Durand Line – the de facto border between Afghanistan and Pakistan – best-selling author Rajiv Dogra set to work on his latest book, entitled Durand’s Curse – A Line Across The Pathan (Pashtun) Heart.

Billed as a “sensational” read, the recently published book digs into what Dogra describes as “Britain’s greatest crime. The Durand Line: Official Positions of Pakistan and Afghanistan over the Legitimacy of the Border Conference Paper (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

The Durand Line, drawn up in as the border between Afghanistan and British India, continues to be contested today.

EWI’s Brad L. Brasseur argues that full mutual recognition of the Durand. A historical survey which covers firstly, the various attempts to establish a satisfactory boundary between the settled lands of India and the mountain areas to the North; secondly, the negotiations from which the Durand line emerged as the boundary between Afghanistan and Pakistan; thirdly, the status of the Tribal areas in Pakistan and the border areas more generally, and why so Cited by:.

The book throws light on the doubts which surround the Durand Line and how this disputed line lead to fault lines being created in the region. However it only details the events which led to the treaty in which the Afghan Amir agreed to sign in and what it really meant or is supposed to mean/5.

Although the Durand Line, which is now the porous 2, km international border between Pakistan and Afghanistan, was established on Novem after a pact was signed between British Author: Sabir Shah. Indian Secretary of State Sir Mortimer Durand signed a Treaty with the Amir on 11th Nov ie a day before the Durand (Line) Agreement was signed on 12th Nov Though the Agreement signed on 11 th Nov was never invoked or remembered by anybody but the Agreement signed on 12 th November stuck like Velcro.