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
c. Both
d. None

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.

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