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If Pakistan used to be part of India a few decades ago, how come Pakis don't look like Indians?

They obviously have a tan complexion and dark hair and eyes, but overall Pakis look different than Indians even though Pakistan and India was the same country a few decades ago.

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  • 3 years ago
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    Pakistan, at the time, was mostly Muslim, and, although considered as part of India by the Britsh, was semi-independent. When India was allowed to become independent, it gave rise to a lot of unrest, and they separated India into three parts - Pakistan, India and East Pakistan (which became Bangladesh). One could also include Sri Lanka as part of the India that was, and add in Nepal and Bhutan in the re-arrangement

    BTW, There's a very large range of differences in appearance across the area (in both Pakistan and India), ranging from almost aryan to very black

  • 3 years ago

    If the southwest US used to be part of Mexico, why don't people in Nevada look Mexican? Because you can't look a nationality.

  • 3 years ago

    For the same reason Punjabis don’t look like Tamils.

  • 3 years ago

    You know 'Paki' is a derogatory term to call them.

    What exactly does an 'Indian' person look like? they don't all look the same, India is huge, HUGE and has all kinds of regions with people of different colours and features.

    Pakistan and Bangladesh (which was East Pakistan) and the region of Kashmir was all India. The people from these religions have their own features, languages etc.

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