Treaty of Gandamak & formation of Durand Line - Indian History & Indian National Movement
Q. Consider the following statements
1. By treaty of Gandamak British control was extended to the Khyber and Michni passes, and Afghanistan ceded various North-West Frontier Province areas and Quetta to Britain.
2. By third Anglo-Afghan War the Durand Line was reaffirmed as the political boundary between the Afghanistan and British India.
Which of the above statements is/are correct? - Published on 06 May 15
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
The Treaty of Gandamak officially ended the first phase of the Second Anglo-Afghan War. Third Anglo-Afghan War resumed the right of Afganistan to conduct its own foreign affairs as a fully independent state.