Ground Report | New Delhi: One month of Taliban capture; It’s been a month since the Taliban took control of Afghanistan. On the 15th of last month, the Taliban captured Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. It was expected that it would be difficult for Taliban fighters to capture Kabul, but with the withdrawal of American troops, the Taliban captured the entire country in just a few days.
15 August 2021 – Taliban fighters enter the capital, Kabul. Soon he took the entire Kabul under his control. It was so quick that the world was taken by surprise.
On August 15, when Taliban fighters were laying siege to Kabul, President Ashraf Ghani suddenly left the country.
August 17, 2021 – US President Joe Biden breaks his silence on the withdrawal of US forces from Afghanistan. With this, the return of the Taliban to power in Afghanistan was also stamped.
August 18, 2021 – Anti-Taliban demonstrations took place in the eastern city of Jalalabad, in which some people were also reported killed.
19 August 2021 – Chaos continues at Kabul airport. A stampede was triggered by the firing of Taliban fighters present at a part of the airport.
21 August 2021 – The Taliban said it would investigate reports of atrocities committed by Taliban fighters. He once again assured that he will protect the rights of the people.
23 August 2021 – Haji Mohamed Idris is named acting governor of the central bank amid economic turmoil.
24 August 2021 – The World Food Program said that millions of people in the country could face starvation due to the impact of corona and drought.
26 August 2021 – A suicide attack near Kabul airport kills more than a hundred people, including 13 US soldiers. A local branch of the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.
27 August 2021 – US drone strike.
August 29 – US claims drone strike targeted a suspected suicide bomber, which the Pentagon said was preparing to attack Kabul airport.
August 30, 2021 – General Frank Mackenzie, the head of US Central Command, announces a complete withdrawal of US forces, ending the 20-year war.
August 31, 2021 – Long queues outside banks, rising staple prices and pictures of people trying their best to leave Afghanistan continue to pop up.
3 September 2021 – The Taliban claim they have captured Panjshir province, north of Kabul. Panjshir fighters said they were still standing.
4 September 2021 – Kabul airport reopened for aid flights and domestic services.
7 September 2021 – The Taliban announces its new government, ending weeks of talks and speculation. Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund was made the Prime Minister, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar was made the Deputy Prime Minister.
9 September 2021 – The first commercial international flight under the new Taliban government took off from Kabul carrying more than 100 foreigners.
September 13, 2021 – Some countries of the world have promised about one billion dollars in aid for Afghanistan.
September 14 – People protest in Kandahar.