1958 - 1969 Events
Building a Nation

1958 - 1962

1958 - 1962 Events recommendations

With the aim of investigating the reasons of failure of the parliamentary system in Pakistan, and to make recommendations for a new constitution, Ayub Khan appointed a Constitution Commission under…

1958 - 1962 Events Indus Water

Pakistan is an agricultural country. Eighty percent of its agricultural output comes from the Indus Basin. Pakistan has one of the world’s largest canal systems built much before Independence by…

1965 - 1969

1965 - 1969 Events Tashkent Conference

In September 1965, the long-standing border dispute, communal tensions, and conflict over the question of Kashmir flared up in a full-scale war between India and Pakistan. Fearing that this regional…

1965 - 1969 Events Miss Fatima Jinnah

Miss Fatima Jinnah, popularly acclaimed as the Madar-i-Millat, or “Mother of the Nation” for her role in the Freedom Movement, contested the 1965 elections at the age of 71. Except…

1965 - 1969 Events Indo-Pak War

6th September (Defence Day) is one of the most important events of Pakistan’s history. On September 6, 1965, Indian army crossed the international borders of Pakistan without a formal declaration…