East Punjab

East Punjab was the part of the Punjab region that went to India following the Partition of the British province of the Punjab between India and Pakistan in 1947. The mostly Muslim West Punjab became Pakistan's Punjab Province; the mostly Sikh and Hindu eastern part became India's Punjab state. [ [http://agpunjab.gov.in/html/aboutus.htm Introduction - Punjab India] ] East Punjab was trifurcated in 1966 into Himachal Pradesh, Haryana and the current Indian state of Punjab. [ [http://legislativebodiesinindia.nic.in/States/Punjab/punjab_w.htm Punjab Legislative Assembly] ]

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