Kharan (princely state)

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The State of Kharan was an autonomous princely state in British India (later Pakistan), in the southwest of modern Pakistan. It was established about the year 1697 CE. In 1948, the state was integrated into Pakistan's West Pakistan. In 1971, East Pakistan became Bangladesh, and West Pakistan was renamed to Pakistan. Since then, the state is organised as the Kharan District of Balochistan.