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IN MAY 1950, PAKISTAN’S law minister, Jogendar Nath #Mandal, confidentially told an Indian reporter that most Hindus in the new country’s eastern wing felt they had no place in #Pakistan and were determined to leave. “I have asked them to wait for a few weeks more and (1/16) Image
that I too am prepared to accompany them to India,” he said, the only #Hindu member of Pakistan’s federal cabinet. “It is only a matter of time before the last Hindu reaches #India from East Bengal.” He lamented that “every #Muslim feels that there should be no Hindus (2/16)
left inside Pakistan,” and pointed out that after driving out the Hindus, Pakistan will not be able to live in peace with India.
#Mandal had been appointed to Pakistan’s first cabinet in 1947 by the country’s founder, Muhammad Ali #Jinnah, who, through the appointment, (3/16)
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...sun set in #Rawalpindi that day at 5.07 p.m., leaving behind a hazy twilight when Bhutto got into her bulletproof vehicle with a foldable escape hatch or sunroof to leave the site of her speech. She then stood up in the vehicle, poking out of the escape hatch to (1/22)
acknowledge her cheering followers. At 5.16 p.m., three shots rang out, followed by an explosion. She fell inside the vehicle, wounded and bleeding from the side of her head. Her staff quickly moved her to the nearest public hospital.

According to a report prepared by (2/22)
the staff who attended her at the emergency department of the Rawalpindi General #Hospital, where she was received by Dr Aurangzeb Khan and Dr Saeeda of Surgical Unit II: ‘A wound was present on the right temporoparietal region through which blood was trickling down and (3/22)
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