Elizabeth II: South Asia’s difficult relationship with British monarchy
11 September 2022 | 12:41 pm
In spite of their difficult colonial past, India and Pakistan had a cordial relationship with Queen Elizabeth II. She is seen as a monarch who pursued the policy of "noninterference" during her 70-year-reign as queen.
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