A jirga in Waziristan, 1940 (c)
Photograph, India, North West Frontier, 1940 (c).
Wherever possible Political Officers and military commanders on the North West Frontier made use of the tribal jirga (council) to settle disputes or announce terms for the cessation of hostilities.
From an album of 328 photographs compiled by Captain H G L Brain, 6th Royal Battalion, 13th Frontier Force Rifles.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection