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The Treaty of Kalat (Urdu: قلات کے معاہدے) was an 1875 agreement between the British Raj and the Baloch tribes bordering the Punjab region in modern-day Pakistan.

Negotiated by British chargé d'affaires Robert Groves Sandeman, the treaty reconciled the warring tribes of the region with their Khan and recognised the direct rule of the British over the Khanate of Kalat.[1]

The subsequent treaty was signed by the Khan and the Viceroy of India, Lord Lytton in 1876 at Jacobabad in modern-day Sindh, Pakistan.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Dashti 2012, p. 247.
  2. ^ Wheeler 1960, p. 637.
  3. ^ Lethbridge 1893, p. 225.

BibliographyEdit

  • Lethbridge, Sir Roper (1893). The Golden Book of India: A Genealogical and Biographical Dictionary of the Ruling Princes, Chiefs, Nobles, and Other Personages, Titled Or Decorated of the Indian Empire. Aakar Books. ISBN 978-81-87879-54-1.
  • Dashti, Naseer (2012). The Baloch and Balochistan: A Historical Account from the Beginning to the Fall of the Baloch State. Trafford Publishing. ISBN 978-1-4669-5896-8.
  • Wheeler, Mortimer (1960). The Cambridge History of India. CUP Archive. GGKEY:GPJ313BQ1AH.