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Punjab

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Definition region that was the historic province of British India that was split between India and Pakistan in 1947
  • They told us they were Seraiki speakers from southern Punjab and wanted their own province.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
Punjab = region that was the historic province of British India that was split between India and Pakistan in 1947
  • Many elders in Swat had been killed despite having bodyguards and the Punjab governor had been killed by his own bodyguard.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Punjab = region that was the historic province of British India that was split between India and Pakistan in 1947
  • Shortly after that I was invited by the chief minister of Punjab, Shahbaz Sharif, to speak in Lahore at an education gala.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Punjab = region that was the historic province of British India that was split between India and Pakistan in 1947
  • One of the few people who spoke out for Asia Bibi in Pakistan was the governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Punjab = region that was the historic province of British India that was split between India and Pakistan in 1947
  • She was a poor mother of five who picked fruit for a living in a village in Punjab.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Punjab = region that was the historic province of British India that was split between India and Pakistan in 1947
  • One of the few he took was from the parents of Arfa Karim, a child computer genius from Punjab whose parents I met at a ceremony to launch postal stamps with her image on them.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Punjab = region that was the historic province of British India that was split between India and Pakistan in 1947
  • The mighty Indus River, which flows from the Himalayas down through KPK and Punjab to Karachi and the Arabian Sea, and of which we are so proud, had turned into a raging torrent and burst its banks.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Punjab = region that was the historic province of British India that was split between India and Pakistan in 1947
  • I had amassed a lot of money by the end of that year—half a million rupees each from the prime minister, the chief minister of Punjab, the chief minister of our province Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Sindh government.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Punjab = region that was the historic province of British India that was split between India and Pakistan in 1947
  • "The Punjab lasso!" he muttered.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • Now he lived with a cranky man who was originally from Punjab.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • He looked like he had just walked off a village in the Punjab, and they had absolutely no money.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Mukhtar grew up in a peasant family in the village of Meerwala in southern Punjab.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • Mortenson soon learned that Syed was Pakistani, from Bahawal Puy, a small village in the central Punjab.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • His grandfather had come from the Punjab in India to work on the railway as a contract labourer.
    V.S. Naipaul  --  A Bend in the River
  • There were owls, the Punjab mail .... and flowers smelt deliciously in the station-master's garden.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Who hold Zam-Zammah, that 'fire-breathing dragon', hold the Punjab, for the great green-bronze piece is always first of the conqueror's loot.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  Kim
  • Colonel Arbuthnot talked of the Punjab and occasionally asked the girl a few questions about Baghdad where, it became clear, she had been in a post as governess.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • They rolled out the ponchos and slept in the seats and aisles, fine sleeping, the windows down and the fast rush of night air and the smell of coal smoke and the feeling of motion again, fast motion, fast through level country good for speed, then graceful dark valleys, then climbing into higher, colder country, into mountains, through Punjab and Peshawar and Kabul, and beyond Kabul.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • When I was a child, born in a mud but without water or electricity, the Green Revolution had just struck Punjab.
    Bharati Mukherjee  --  Jasmine
  • M. de Chagny put the one pistol that was still loaded to his temple; and I stared at the Punjab lasso at the foot of the iron tree.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera

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