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The Economist in 1947 Britain prepared to end nearly a century of rule over the Indian subcontinent and its 390 million people Hindus were concentrated in central and southern India Muslims in Bengal in the northwest a British Commission divided the territory into majority Muslim Pakistan and majority Hindu India in the chaos that followed partitioned 15 million people fled across the new borders and 500,000 died in rioting for border regions saw the worst of it Sindh Bengal Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir among India's 565 princely states only Jammu and Kashmir had a Hindu Maharajah ruling over a majority Muslim population India claimed the Maharaja decided to join India Pakistan disputed this in October pushed tunes from Pakistan's Northwest Frontier Province invaded Kashmir with the support of Pakistan's government in October of 1947 the Maharaja left Srinagar Indian troops were airlifted in but were ill-prepared for the cold and altitude Pakistan responded with its own campaign and India approached the United Nations to broker a ceasefire which went into effect on January 1st 1949 establishing a line of control but no final border in 1962 China attacked India in the oxide chin region of Kashmir easily defeating India's poorly equipped Himalayan troops China retains control of the oxide Chin today three years later encouraged by China's success Pakistan sent troops across the line of control dressed as Kashmiri locals the fighting proved brief and inconclusive on September 22nd both sides agreed to a un-backed ceasefire another brief war broke out over East Pakistan in 1971 this one conclusive East Pakistan seceded ten million refugees streamed into West Bengal and with India's help Bangladesh was born in 1999 after both India and Pakistan had successfully tested nuclear weapons full-scale war was barely avoided when Pakistan tried to seize the...