Afghanistan celebrated its 95th Independence Day on 19 August 2014. It is celebrated to mark the signing of the 1919 Anglo-Afghan treaty, which gave the country complete independence from British Empire.
The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on this eve greeted Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai on behalf the Government and people of India.
About Afghanistan’s Independence
Since the ancient times, a numerous rulers invaded the Afghanistan which includes Alexander the great, Mongol rulers and Turkish Empire.
However, Ahmad Shah Durrani in the eighteenth century annexed many of the neighboring territories and made Kandahar its capital.
Afghanistan was never under complete control of the British Empire but The British fought three wars with Afghanistan to invade it. These wars are called as
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When: 19 August 2014