When was Balochistan declared as a province in Pakistan?
A. August 14, 1973
B. August 14, 1947
C. July 1, 1970
D. March 23, 1956
[expand title=”Show Answer…” swaptitle=”…Hide Answer”]Correct Answer: July 1, 1970 [/expand]
Balochistan, a former princely state in British India, became part of Pakistan in 1947. In 1955, it was merged into one unit of West Pakistan. After the dissolution of one-Unit, Balochistan was declared as a province on July 1, 1970, making it one of the four new provinces of Pakistan.