The Kashmir tragedy began when under the Treaty of Amritsar in 1846; the British sold the state of Jammu and Kashmir to Gulab Singh, a Hindu Dogra chieftain for the sum of 7.5 million rupees. Lord Lawrence who negotiated this treaty, termed this transaction as “iniquitous
PAK-INDIA Dialogue: Single-Point-Agenda: KASHMIR
By Atiq Durrani
KASHMIR Conflict: One of the oldest unresolved problem pending in the United Nations dates back to 1947. According to the resolution adopted by UNCIP (United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan) on 13 August 1948, the questio
The India-Pakistan War of 1965
The 1965 war between India and Pakistan was the second conflict between the two countries over the status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The clash did not resolve this dispute, but it did engage the United States and the Soviet Union in
Hindu Mythology (of Kashmir):
According to Hindu mythology, the valley of Kashmir was formerly a lake.
*The lake was drained by the saptarishi or sage, Kashyapa, son of Marichi, son of Brahma, by cutting the gap in the hills at Baramulla (Varaha-mula)*
Reasons for the dispute:
The problem of
Possible Solutions to Kashmir Conflict
Introduction: Kashmir has been one of the longest running disputes in contemporary times. Dispute over the state of Jammu and Kashmir arose almost instantaneously as India and Pakistan obtained independence from British rule in 1947. Although Kashmir is not t
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Most of the Pakistanies don’t even know the physical condition and boundaries of Kashmir. The reason is not that they don’t know but it is that they were not let to know ever the reality. It won’t be wrong if i say that "Thief never admitted himself that he is a thief".
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