PAKISTAN: East Meets West

Back in 1940, long before others first spoke the words, a fat politico named Fazlul Huq publicly proposed the independent state of Pakistan. Last week, seven years after the state became a reality, Pakistan charged Huq, now Chief Minister of East Pakistan province, with "treasonable activities" and threw him out of office.

In Karachi, capital of the two-part country (divided by 1,000 miles of Indian territory), Premier Mohammed Ali cried: "Disruptive forces and enemy agents are actively at work" in East Pakistan, "setting Moslem against Moslem, class against class, province against center . . . Huq and his colleagues were...

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