The Stunning Investigative Story on the Birth of Balochistan Liberation Army – III

In Balochistan, a larger, triangle that affords a kind of cushion for the first triangle is formed by Naushki, Wana (in NWFP) and Kashmore. Actually, landscape of Balochistan is such that it offers scores of safe havens, inaccessible to outsiders. Starting from the coastline, there are Makran Coastal Range, Siahan Range, Ras Koh, Sultan Koh and Chagai Hills that are cutting the land in east-west direction. In the north-south direction, we find Suleman Range, Kithara Range, Palma Range and Central Ravi Range to complete the task of forming deep and inaccessible pockets. Few direct routes are possible between the coastline and upper Balochistan. Only two roads connect Balochistan with the rest of the country. Apart from the triangles of instability that we have mentioned there is an arc – a wide, slowly curving corridor – of extensive activity. It is difficult to make out as to who is doing what in that corridor!
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ANOTHER LARGER TRIANGLECUSHION TO THE FIRST TRIANGLE

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by Tariq Saeedi in Ashgabat, Sergi Pyatakov in Moscow, Ali Nasimzadeh in Zahidan, Qasim Jan in Kandahar and SM Kasi in Quetta

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There is another, larger, triangle that affords a kind of cushion for the first triangle. It is formed by Naushki, Wana (in NWFP) and Kashmore. Actually, landscape of Balochistan is such that it offers scores of safe havens, inaccessible to outsiders.

Starting from the coastline, there are Makran Coastal Range, Siahan Range, Ras Koh, Sultan Koh and Chagai Hills that are cutting the land in east-west direction. In the north-south direction, we find Suleman Range, Kithara Range, Palma Range and Central Ravi Range to complete the task of forming deep and inaccessible pockets. Few direct routes are possible between the coastline and upper Balochistan. Only two roads connect Balochistan with the rest of the country.

Apart from the triangles of instability that we have mentioned there is an arc – a wide, slowly curving corridor – of extensive activity. It is difficult to make out as to who is doing what in that corridor.

IN DALBANDIN & NAUSHKI, PRESENCE OF FOREIGN AGENTS IS A MATTER OF ROUTINE

Here is how to draw this arc-corridor on the map: Mark the little Afghan towns of Shah Ismail and Ziarat Sultan Avais Qarni on the map. Then mark the towns of Jalq and Kuhak in Iran. Now, draw a slowly arching curve to connect Shah Ismail with Kuhak and another curve to connect Ziarat Sultan Avais Qarni with Jalq. The corridor formed by these two curves is the scene of a lot of diverse activities and we have been able to gather only some superficial knowledge about it. The towns of Dalbandin and Naushki where foreign presence has become a matter of routine are located within this corridor.

Different entities are making different uses of this corridor. Despite employing some local help, we could find very little about the kind of activity that is bubbling in this corridor.

We found that the Indian consulate in Zahidan, Iran, has hired a house off Khayaban Danishgah, near Hotel Amin in Zahidan. This house is used for accommodating some people who cross over from Afghanistan to Pakistan and from Pakistan to Iran through the arched corridor we have described. But who are those people and what are they doing, we could not find.

We also found that although Pasdaran (Revolutionary Guards), the trusted force directly under the control of Khamnei, are monitoring Zahidan-Taftan road, there is no regular check post of Pasdaran on the road between Khash and Jalq, making it easy for all kinds of elements to cross here and there easily.

We also found that the border between Afghanistan and Iran is mostly under the control of Pasdaran who come down hard on any illegal border movement and that is why the arched corridor passing through Pakistan is the favorite route for any individuals and groups including American ‘defence contractors’ and their Afghan collaborators who may have the need to go across or near the border of Iran. Not surprisingly, part of this corridor is used by Iranians themselves when they feel the need to stir some excitement in Pakistan.

Iranians also use the regular road of Zahidan-Quetta when they can find someone with legal documents as was the case with an Iranian who has business interests both in Pakistan and Iran and who came to Quetta just before the start of 7 Jan trouble. He has not been heard of since then.

There is a coastal connection that also provides free access for elements in Dubai and Oman to connect with militants in Balochistan. This is a loosely defined route but there are three main landing points in Balochistan: Eastern lip of Gwater Bay that lies in the Iranian territory but affords easy crossover to Pakistan through unguarded land border; 2. Open space between Bomra and Khor Kalmat; and 3. Eastern-most shoulder of Gwadar East Bay.

Some Indians, a curious mix of businessmen and crime mafia, came in fishing boats from either Dubai or Oman and landed on the Gwater Bay in the Iranian territory before the start of 7 Jan eruptions. From there they traveled to Khuzdar and then Quetta where they met with some Baloch militants. It is rumored in those areas that the Indians came with heavy amounts of cash but there was no way of verifying it. They were escorted both ways by some Sarawani Baloch who run their own fishing vessels.

Simultaneously, there were reports from our Washington correspondent that some ‘sources’ in Pentagon had been trying to ‘leak’ the story to the media that Americans and Israelis were carrying joint reccee operations inside Iran and for that purpose they were using Pakistani soil as launching point. The lead was finally picked and disseminated by Seymour Hersh of The New Yorker.

However, from our own observations in the area we could not confirm this report although there is a possibility that the curving corridor that we have identified may have been used by the Americans and Israelis to travel from Afghanistan into Pakistan and then into Iran and back for this purpose although this is mere speculation, based on the movement of foreigners in this area, and we can neither confirm nor deny the substance of this report.

Also, there was some buzz, as reported by our correspondent in New Delhi, that some high circles were questioning the wisdom of two-faced policy of engaging Islamabad in peace dialogue while at the same time supporting insurgent activity in Balochistan. It was also not clear as to why Iran would be interested in stirring trouble in Balochistan when it was faced by an imminent war from the American side and it needed all the allies it could muster on its side and one of those allies could possibly be Pakistan.

It was also difficult to reconcile Iranian involvement in Balochistan with the fact that Iran-Pakistan-India gas pipeline, that is a crucial project for Iran, was in the final stages of negotiation and there seemed no logical point in sending mixed signals by creating difficulties in Balochistan.

MISHA & SASHA [PSEUDONYMS] THE FORMER KGB AGENTS ONCE ACTIVE IN BALOCHISTAN SPEAK

These were some of the questions that we took to Misha and Sasha and here is the explanation they gave. Their answers came in bits and pieces but we have reconstructed their replies in the form of one coherent interview:

Question: What was the purpose of Russian invasion of Afghanistan?

Misha: The Soviet Union was not in love with Afghanistan itself and by now everyone must have understood it. We, or at least our leaders, wanted a convenient corridor to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean — the idea was to first establish full control in Kabul and from there to raise the double-bogey of Pakhtunistan and Greater Balochistan and try to detach at least a part of Balochistan from Pakistan and to either merge it as a new province of Afghanistan or to create a new country that should be under the firm control of Moscow. That would have solved most of the problems facing Kremlin.

Question: When you helped create BLA back in the 1980’s, what objectives did you have in mind?

Sasha and Misha: It was simply an instrument to create problems in Pakistan. There were no ideological reasons – it was merely a pragmatic solution for a strategic problem.

Question: Who could have revived BLA after so many years of inactivity?

Misha: Most likely, Pentagon. With a good lot of support from Kremlin. You should keep in mind that reviving such an organization is a tricky task and it needs active support from a number of players. Pentagon and Kremlin would not be able to do much without some help from RAW that has hundreds of active contacts all over Balochistan. Russia could have helped negotiate the involvement of Balach Marri in the project.

Sasha: RAW must have jumped at the chance because last July the ‘discretionary grants’ budget [a euphemism for espionage fund] was increased by 700% in the Indian consulates in Kandahar, Jalalabad and Zahidan.

Misha: Yes, discretionary grants are not subject to central audit and the station chief can do what he wants with it.

Sasha: Balach possibly came to head the revived BLA through Russian facilitation but you cannot say the same for Sardar Ataullah Mengal. He returned from his self imposed exile in London and established his headquarters in Kohlu. Was it a mere coincidence? I don’t think so. In all probability, he is the American man to keep a check on Balach because Americans can never fully trust Russians.

Question: From your comments it appears that Balach and Mengal are heading the resurrected BLA and the BLA has been revived by the Americans and Russians to create trouble in Balochistan but could you give us any coherent reasons for going to such great lengths for disturbing Pakistan that is supposed to be a frontline ally of the United States on its war against terrorism?

EXCEPT FOR BALOCHISTAN, REST OF PAKISTAN IS USELESS FOR THE AMERICANS, SAY THE FORMER KGB AGENTS

Misha and Sasha: [Misha laughed so hard that tears came to his eyes while Sasha merely kept smiling in an absentminded way] – Frontline ally? Are you kidding? Americans are using Pakistan and Pakistanis would soon find it out if they have not already. Americans don’t need that kind of allies and they have made it abundantly clear for anyone who can read their policy goals correctly. Let them deal with Iran and you would see. If there can be any desirable American ally in that region, that is Iran – Iran under a different regime, and they are working to that end. Except for Balochistan, the rest of Pakistan is useless for them.

Question: It is still not clear from your answer as to what do the Pentagon and Kremlin hope to achieve by stirring trouble in Balochistan?

Sasha: Americans have two long-term policy objectives in that region: First, create a safe and reliable route to take all the energy resources of Central Asia to the continental United States, and second, to contain China.

Misha: Balochistan offers the shortest distance between the Indian ocean and the Central Asia, that is to say, shortest distance outside of the Gulf. The moment the conditions are ripe, Americans would like to take all the oil and gas of Central Asia to Gwadar or Pasni and from there to the United States.

Question: If the Americans are interested in creating safe channel for shipping energy resources through Balochistan, why would they encourage trouble there?

Misha: That is for now. By inciting trouble, they would effectively discourage Trans-Afghan Pipeline or any other project that is intended for sending Central Asian resources to South Asia. They are not interested in strengthening the South Asian economies by allowing them to obtain sensibly priced oil and gas. They would be more interested in taking all they can to their own country and let everyone else starve if that is the choice.

Sasha: The Americans would also like to discourage China from entering into more development projects in Balochistan than it already has. By developing the port and roads in Balochistan, China is ultimately helping itself by creating a convenient conduit for commerce that would connect China concurrently with Central Asia, South Asia, and all-weather Balochistan ports. The space is limited – where China gains, America loses, and where America gains, China loses.

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  9. Saturday, July 11, 2009
    Princely State Baluchistan – a myth or reality?
    Was Baluchistan ever a sovereign state?
    Recently Nasim Zehra talked to students in Baluchistan, carried on TV and Najam Sethi spoke to Haer Bakhsh Marri in London. I was shocked to listen to constructed history to which neither Nasim Zehra nor Najam Sethi could counter convincingly. I was obliged to do some research whose findings are as follows:

    Who is a Baloch Prince and where are they?
    They (Baloch Princes) are no where to be found in the list of Princely States like Hyderabad, Mysore, Gwalior or Kashmir etc. If they were catergorised as British India they would not be in Princely States category. You could be in either not in both. I have searched many books now. Baluchistan has always been included in the British India although a Muslim majority one. I fail to understand how this story of a princely state came about. Political Agencies were not Princely States. I full list is available at the end of this article.

    Did they have their own currency, postal and railway system?
    Princely States like Hyderabad for instance had 21 gun salute, had its own currency, own postal system, own railways besides all the other institutions of State like Legislature, Executive and the Judiciary with all pillars and institutions well defined and highly developed. Nizam enjoyed the title of HEH His Exalted Highness. Except Foreign Affairs The Nizam VII of Hyderabad controlled every thing. From the British It had a resident like viceroy. In contrast Baluchistan was run by petty Commissioners, not even Governors. Did Buluchistan have any thing close? No. Even in Kashmir, a princely state, there was Hari Singh a prince and in Mysore Maharaja of Mysore enjoyed similar privileges. See the list of commissioners given at the bottom who ruled Baluchistan.

    Independence of India Act:
    Of the 400 or more Princely States only the big Princely States had an option to either join India or Pakistan or remain independent as per Independence of India Act. India just crushed all. Invaded Hyderabad against the wishes of its people and the ruler, with 27 Division from all sides having earlier blockaded a land land locked country illegally for an year. In Pakistan, the genuinely Princely States joined Pakistan and the rest of the area was automatically amalgamated with Pakistan and the Sardars fell in line. Pray tell me how Sardars can become princes?

    Badly informed media is hurting Pakistan interests and dividing people…
    Media is giving undue vent to their supposed grievances and giving an un-necessary platform to a secessionist idea. Media is playing to the gallery for small gains and at the expense of national interests. Petty sardars were not princes. There is no way British would allow 400 countries in The Sub-Continent. In the entire struggle for independence no where do you find mention of regions demanding independence. It was just the two nation theory that was the issue. There was not a mention of a region. It was not a struggle for Punjab, Sindh, Baluchistan or Pakhtunisatan. It was purely Hindu and Muslim issue and hence the struggle. Any thing else is figment of imagination. Some even made comparison with Nepal it is just not true. This is not fact but fiction.

    Bad policies, governance and the callous Punjabi domination…
    Unfortunately it is just weak and poor governance and bad policies subsequently that have turned things sour and so sour. Punjab being the most populous State and rather callous in their approach occupied all military and government positions all over the country. And that was also one of the reasons of East Pakistan becoming Bangla Desh. Punjab indeed should have cared for the aspirations and sentiments of other provinces and restrained instead of riding rough shod over the rights of people of other provinces. Not only Baluchistan but all provinces resent Punjabi overwhelming presence and dominance in Government and armed forces.

    Resentment against Punjabi domination should not be aimed at Pakistan…
    But let not your resentment against Punjab be a resentment against the State of Pakistan. Pakistan belongs to you and me alike although all of us may be ethnically a little different from each other. But that is OK. Don’t forget we are all Muslims and only on this basis we got independence from The Brits and nothing else. It was The Two Nation Theory that made Pakistan and gave us independence otherwise we would still be under British Rule.

    How will you stop Osmosis? Bring back the Baloch Diaspora to Baluchistan…
    But let us not forget that Baluchistan has more land and less people. The osmosis is going to take place. Liquid from higher pressure will move to areas of lesser pressure. That is natural. It has happened every where. You cannot stop it. You cannot fight it by guns. It is not good for the State and the people of Baluchistan. There are ways to ensure Baluchi population is protected. Give them eduction, protection in jobs and businesses. Have genuine development in Baluchistan so that The Baloch Diaspora comes back to Baluchistan, invests there and settles down in their own home. Nothing else is going to work. Do something for the people of Baluchistan not for Sardars who have exploited the Balochs no ends already.

    Baluchistan is a virgin territory, can be turned into the most prosperous area in the region…
    Baluchistan and hence the Balochs are blessed with immense natural resources. But all of it is deep under ground or high up. There is enormous water barely a few feet beneath that can turn the entire Baluchistan green. You can grow any crop imaginable. It will become the Banana basket to the world for example. All it needs is vision, investment and hard labor. It is all available. The State has to just give law and order by all means. The benefits will accrue to the common Baloch. The Sardars will also benefit. Industrialization will follow.

    The Solar irradiation is so good that if properly exploited it can give power to the entire country and may even export it to Afghanistan, India and Iran. There will be no power crunch. I am not yet talking of the minerals and oil deep down. Lets keep it for future generations. Baluchistan will be the envy of the world. It will be an example for the world to follow.

    Who has kept the Balochs behind? Let a Baloch be free and then see what he does…
    The Sardars with their disdain for education and development have created this situation so that people do not go after them for their tyranny and expose their rule that has kept education and development away from the people of Baluchistan. People want development but Sardars don’ want it.They want the status quo and backwardness. They want their own lordship to continue at any cost while they keep people uneducated and send their own children abroad for education and also live off this land in foreign countries. Media is committing a grave mistake. Nasim Zehra was even conceding “ziyadathi huwi” meaning deprivation has taken place. Not correct. “Kya ziyadathi huwi?” agar kuch huwi tho unke sardaron se. (deprivation if it all was meted out to Balochs by the sardars not the Government of Pakistan) she should have made that plain.

    No more Sardar and no more slaves please… Limit ownership of land to let more people enjoy land not few…
    No body in Pakistan is against Baloch but could be against The Sardars who are arousing anti-Pakistan sentiments for their own narrow ends. In any other country they would be tried under Disaffection Law or even Treason. We cannot have the Sardar and Slave situation in Baluchistan any more. One has thousands of acres of land and the other none. Let there be social justice. Let more people enjoy the resources of the country not a chosen few. High time we brought in land ceiling and limited land ownership to not more than 56 acres per head and 14 acres under canal, as they did in India in 1951. We want all Balochs free like the rest of Pakistanis. Unfortunately some parts of Sindh and Punjab are also suffering from slavery due to landlord-ism and strict land ceiling should be applied there too.

    Balochs are not against Pakistan but Sardars are…
    People of Baluchistan are not speaking the sardar’s language but their hand picked workers are. Law and good governance demands that they be arrested immediately and things not allowed to get out of hand. Any leniency will make matters worse. Did you not see in Lal Masjid case how delay made matters worse? Nip it in the bud if you want to stop the dismemberment of Pakistan. I have done extensive interviews, believe me the overwhelming majority of common poor Balochi is with Pakistan. Sardars are certainly not with Pakistan. Let them be themselves so long as the majority is with us.

    Sardari system days are numbered…
    The Sardars know the day land reforms and development comes to Baluchistan their lordship is over. They are making all out efforts to keep Baluchistan backward for as long as they can. They resist development in shape of regionalism. They have succeeded for over 60 years and now fear the time has come to give people their rights so they are conspiring with Israel and inimical neighbors to overturn the apple cart. This is their last ditch effort. They have a shadow cabinet in Jerusalem. Which state in the world is going to tolerate that? Please tell me.

    When India could succeed putting down such a big rebellion why can’t Pakistan?
    See how India crushed the Khalistan movement totally and effectively? They used the heavy stick against the terrorists and the carrot for the common Sikh. Let one man say he is not an Indian but a Punjabi or something else see what happens. Here they are openly defying Pakistan and the interviewers and anchors are showing soft corner. The media is behaving as if The Baluchis have been wronged. If any thing The Sardars have wronged the Balochs not Pakistan. It was the Sardars that did not allow gas to the residents of Buluchistan, not Pakistan. It was publicised as if Pakistan did not give gas to the Balochs. Sardars stopped them. If the Sardars have a minimum level of honesty let them deny this. People have lost lives, the law should take its course.

    What belonged to British then belongs to Pakistan now…
    As for natural resources of mines etc. they had already surrendered to The Govt. of India then and took money for it. After creation of Pakistan it automatically goes to Paksitan. Read a full article in Dawn. Now what are they claiming?

    Fascinating:
    Reproduced below from history (Encyclopedia Britannica) are some historical facts. Please see. Quoted:

    Baluchistan during the British India period contained four princely states and an Omani Port of Gwadar (which later became part of Pakistna on 08 Dec. 1958). Below are details of rulers:

    Baluchistan – Province of British India:
    Gwadar
    Kalat
    Kharan
    Lasbela
    Makran
    19 Jun 1877 British India Baluchistan Province
    and Tribal Areas.
    1896 Province of British India.
    14/15 Aug 1947 Baluchistan becomes a big province of Pakistan.
    On June 19, 1877 The British occupy Quetta. Baluchistan becomes British India’s Province
    on October 1, 1877. From November 1, 1877 it is incorporated into British India.

    Chief Commissioners: (where are the sardars? Sardars are not princes any way).
    · Sir Oliver Beauchamp Coventry St. John (1st time).19 Jun 1877 – 11 Dec 1887
    · Acting Chief commissioner.
    · Sir Robert Groves Sandeman (1st time)………….11 Dec 1887 – 03 Apr 1889
    · Sir Harry North Dalrymple Prendergast (acting)….03 Apr 1889 – 08 Oct 1889
    · Sir Robert Groves Sandeman (2nd time)………….08 Oct 1889 – 23 Apr 1891
    · Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (1st time, acting)…..23 Apr 1891 – 08 May 1891
    · Sir Oliver Beauchamp Coventry St. John (2nd time).09 May 1891 – 04 Jun 1891
    · Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (2nd time, acting)…..05 Jun 1891 – 09 Jul 1891
    · John Biddulph (acting)……………………….10 Jul 1891 – 16 Nov 1891
    · Sir Robert Groves Sandeman (3rd time)………….16 Nov 1891 – 29 Jan 1892
    · Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (3rd time, acting)…..29 Jan 1892 – 21 Mar 1892
    · Sir James Browne…………………………….22 Mar 1892 – 13 Jun 1896
    · James Adair Crawford (acting)…………………14 Jun 1896 – 14 Nov 1896
    · Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (4th time)………….15 Nov 1896 – 12 Apr 1899
    · Henry Wylie (acting)…………………………12 Apr 1899 – 21 Dec 1899
    · Sir Hugh Shakespear Barnes (5th time)………….21 Dec 1899 – 20 Nov 1900
    · Charles Edward Yate………………………….20 Nov 1900 – 04 Nov 1904
    · John Ramsay (1st time, acting)………….04 Nov 1904 – 23 Jan 1905
    · Alexander Lauzun Pendock Tucker (acting)23 Jan 1905 – 02 Apr 1907
    · Sir Arthur Henry McMahon (1st time)……02 Apr 1907 – 03 Jun 1909
    · Charles Archer (1st time, acting)……….03 Jun 1909 – 06 Sep 1909
    · Sir Arthur Henry McMahon (2nd time)……06 Sep 1909 – 25 Apr 1911
    · John Ramsay (2nd time)……………….25 Apr 1911 – 21 Oct 1912
    · Charles Archer (2nd time, acting)………. 21 Oct 1912 – 14 Nov 1912
    · John Ramsay (3rd time)……………….14 Nov 1912 – 02 Apr 1914
    · Charles Archer (3rd time, acting)………..02 Apr 1914 – 23 May 1914
    · John Ramsay (4th time)………………. 23 May 1914 – 15 Jun 1915
    · Charles Archer (4th time, acting)………..15 Jun 1915 – 05 Jul 1915
    · John Ramsay (5th time)………………..05 Jul 1915 – 05 Dec 1917
    · Sir Henry Robert Conway Dobbs………. 05 Dec 1917 – 01 Sep 1919
    · Armine Brereton Dew……………….. 01 Sep 1919 – Jun 1922
    · Henry Beauchamp St. John (1st time, acting)..Jun 1922 – 15 Sep 1923
    · Frederick William Johnston………….15 Sep 1923 – 07 Jul 1926
    · Edmond Henry Salt James (1st time, acting)…07 Jul 1926 – 04 Nov 1927
    · Henry Beauchamp St. John (2nd time, acting)…04 Nov 1927 – 02 Feb 1929
    · Edmond Henry Salt James (2nd time, acting)… 02 Feb 1929 – 01 Oct 1929
    · Charles Edward Bruce (acting)…………. 01 Oct 1929 – 17 Dec 1931
    · Alexander Norman Ley Cater (1st time, acting). 17 Dec 1931 – 10 May 1932
    · John Aloysius Brett (acting)……………..10 May 1932 – 01 Oct 1932
    · Alexander Norman Ley Cater (2nd time)………01 Oct 1932 – 01 Apr 1936
    · Ronald Evelyn Leslie Wingate (1st time, acting)..01 Apr 1936 – 18 Apr 1936
    · Arthur Edward Broadbent Parsons (1sttime,acting)18 Apr 1936 – 20 Jun 1937
    · Ronald Evelyn Leslie Wingate (2nd time, acting)..20 Jun 1937 – 28 Nov 1937
    · Olaf Kirkpatrick Caroe (acting)……………28 Nov 1937 – 14 Mar 1938
    · Arthur Edward Broadbent Parsons (2nd time)…..14 Mar 1938 – 11 Aug 1939
    · Sir Herbert Aubrey Francis Metcalfe………11 Aug 1939 – 24 Nov 1943
    · William Rupert Hay……………………..24 Nov 1943 – 1946
    · Henry Mortimer Poulton………………….14 May 1946 – 1946
    · Sir Geoffrey Prior……………………..1946 – 15 Aug 1947
    · Continued to be the Chief Commissioner of Pakistan’s Province of Baluchistan
    · till 03 Oct 1947.
    It no where suggests that it was a princely state like Kashmir, Hyderabad, Gwalior etc. There is no Resident throughout which was the requirement of a Princely State. See the British Rulers of Balochistan.
    If you can see above there is not a single member of any tribe that actually ruled.

    http://pakalert.wordpress.com/2009/04/18/the-story-of-bugti’s-death/

    Balochistan a part of Pakistan as you can see some pictures above. People were freed from the British and the land lords yoke and were poised to write their own destiny. They rejected their destiny to be written either by The British or the vested interests of the region. Muslim League did not wage a struggle so that some land lords came to power and controlled the destiny of the Baloch common man. We are with the people of Balochistan, we want them to be free and wish the best for them.
    Some old beautiful pictures of Baluchistan of the British Time.

    Dinosaurs of Pakistan. Watch:

    Dinosaurs of Balochistan.
    King George and Queen Mary visit Balochistan in 1906. Watch and simply enjoy the music.:

    Posted by Thinker at 7:41 PM
    Labels: Baloch, Balochi, Baluchistan, Free Baluchistan, Princely State Myth, Sardars, Social Justice, Traitors, Treason
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    Liaquath Baloch said…
    Thank God at least someone has done research and put facts on the net. Hope people in the media benefit from it. If you talk to Balochis no one is in favour of Sardars. As a matter of fact they don’t know how to get rid of them because they do not allow any development. There has been some resentment due to Punjabi settlers but that is not a big issue. They fear they will be wiped out.

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