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Why Pakistan Celebrates Independence Day on August 14, Though Act Says August 15?

India and Pakistan were granted independence on the same mid-night of August 14-15, 1947 but Pakistan chose August 14 as its Independence Day, while India continued to celebrate it on August 15. History says that Pakistan’s Father of the Nation and its first President Mohammad Ali Jinnah actually preferred August 15 initially and In Pakistan the first Independence Day was ...

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