Ethnic Dilemma In Badakhshan Region: Implications On Pamiri Ethnic Group In Pakistan

Muhammad Asim, Yasmin Roofi, Dr Shuja Ahmed Mahesar


This study aims to analyze the ethnic dilemma in the Pamir region, or Badakh Mountains of the Badakhshan region, that became the reason for the call of independence of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Region from Tajikistan. This paper also examines the socio-political linkages among the various Pamiri groups in Badakhshan Region. Likewise, the impact of a declaration of independence by Gorno-Badakhshann region on Pamiri ethnic groups in other geographically linked countries, especially in Gilgit-Baltistan is also highlighted in this study.

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