What is LOC?
LOC stands for Line of Control and denotes a de facto border in Kashmir between India and Pakistan. The length of the border is 740km and separates India from the Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir. Earlier LOC was known as the cease-fire line but it was renamed after the Shimla agreement on July 3, 1972.
What is POK?
As you now know the POK full form means Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir. However, it is an area different from what was officially created at the time of partition. Pakistan invaded India and occupied a part of Jammu and Kashmir in 1947 which was later termed POK. POK is divided into 2 parts:
- Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK)
What are the LOC and POK Full Form?
The LOC and POK full form stand for Line of Control and Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir. LOC was a cease-fire line or de facto border that lies in Kashmir and was created after the Shimla agreement in 1972. POK is the part of Kashmir that was occupied by Pakistan and is now divided into Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.
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