Landai Sin Valley

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The Landai Sin Valley, or the Bashgal Valley, is a geographical feature of Nuristan Province, eastern Afghanistan, formed by the Landai Sin River which empties into the Kunar River (also called the Chitral River) at Barikot, Kamdesh in Nuristan, Afghanistan.

History[edit]

During the period of British influence in the 19th century, the Landai Sin Valley was considered part of Chitral State.[1]

In the 1980s, Salafist cleric Mawlawi Afzal founded the Islamic Revolutionary State of Afghanistan in Landai Sin, which established consulates in Saudi Arabia and Pakistan.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ India and Afghanistan, 1876-1907: a study in diplomatic relations. By Singhaī. Damodar Prasad. University of Queensland Press, 1963. Pg 154
  2. ^ *Robert D. Crews, Amin Tarzi. The Taliban and the crisis of Afghanistan. Harvard University Press, 2008. ISBN 0-674-02690-X, 9780674026902. Pg 338.