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India and Pakistan's 70 years of Independence: How destiny set the midnight's children apart
While both countries faced similar socio-economic issues, India had the advantage of being the successor state of the British Raj. Although, Jinnah's speech sounded an antithesis of the very concept of Pakistan - a state for the Muslims of India. While Indira's India was flirting with authoritarianism, a truncated Pakistan finally saw the dawn of democracy under Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. While India was struggling with coalition politics in its 50th year of Independence, Pakistan had elected its most powerful government.
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