Divided Kashmir

Old Problems, New Opportunities for India, Pakistan, and the Kashmiri People by Mushtaqur Rahman

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub

Written in English
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  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • Social history,
  • Politics and government,
  • Jammu and Kashmir (India),
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • ASIA,
  • India,
  • General,
  • Foreign Relations,
  • Pakistan
The Physical Object
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8575801M
ISBN 101555875890
ISBN 109781555875893

The history of Kashmir is intertwined with the history of the broader Indian subcontinent and the surrounding regions, comprising the areas of Central Asia, South Asia and East ically, Kashmir referred to the Kashmir Valley. Today, it denotes a larger area that includes the Indian-administered union territories of Jammu and Kashmir (which consists of Jammu and the Kashmir Valley. Divided Presents and Pasts In a recent article, “Kashmir’s Media Story”, in Himal South Asian (18 July ), Anuradha Bhasin Jamwal writes eloquently about the intense pressures faced by the Indian and Kashmiri media during the height of the insurgency in the s and the distortions of the truth that resulted in reporting, with the. Kashmir, Gujarat, and the Punjab: The Ancient and Modern History of India’s Politically Divided States on the Border with Pakistan examines the various regions, the different civilizations that lived there, and what took place there over the last 5, years. You will learn about Kashmir, Gujarat, . Background. Kashmir: A Troubled Paradise In his book The Valley of Kashmir, British civil servant Sir Walter Lawrence famously described the picturesque region as "an emerald set in pearls, a.

The disputed region of Kashmir, divided between India and Pakistan since , has made scary headlines in recent months. Pro-independence militants are stepping up attacks on the India-controlled Author: Bill Weinberg.   Book Review: Uncovering the Fear of Loss and Longing for Freedom in Kashmir. The Lion of Kashmir, Siddhartha Gigoo’s third and latest novel, .   The book offers fresh insights about a number of themes about Kashmiri nationalism; resistance of the new age and rebellion after the demise of militant commander Burhan Muzaffar Wani in July, The book is divided into ten chapters, each narrating a different theme lucidly.   Rivers Divided reveals the importance of the Indus Basin river system, and thus control over it, for Indian and Pakistani claims to sovereignty after South Asia’s Partition in Securing water flows was a key aim for both governments.

The violent legacy of Indian Partition. Partition displaced fifteen million people and killed more than a million. Photograph by Margaret Bourke-White / LIFE Picture Collection / Getty. In August.

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Jammu & Kashmir an integral part of India since ancient, medieval, British & modern India and will remain until the sun exist. After 2nd world war, British parliament passed Indian Independence Act, to give freedom to India, as per the said A. The Kashmir region in its present form became a part of the Hindu Dogra kingdom at the end of the First Sikh War inwhen, by the treaties of Lahore and Amritsar, Maharaja Gulab Singh, the Dogra ruler of Jammu, was made the ruler of Kashmir "to the eastward of the River Indus and westward of the River Ravi." The Dogra rulers--Maharaja Author: Subhamoy Das.

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The ceasefire line essentially divided the state geographically and militarily into Jammu and Kashmir and Pak Administered Jammu and Kashmir. Following the Shimla Agreement inthe ceasefire line was renamed as the Line of Control.

In divided Kashmir, Jawaharlal Nehru’s romance with Sheikh Abdullah came to an end. A British Commission divided the territory into majority Muslim Pakistan and majority Hindu India.

In the chaos that followed partition, 15 million people fled. Book Reviews. Podcasts. all of this is Kashmir. the Molvi called for immediate talks between Kashmiri leaders on both sides of the divided frontier between Indian and Pakistani portions of Author: Mary Anne Weaver.

Ladakh will not have a legislature while Jammu & Kashmir will have one. J&K loses its special status, divided into two UTs Vijaita Singh Devesh.

The book is about pages; it is divided into thirteen chapters; each chapter provides details of various operations conducted by the Indian forces in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the year Author: JAVID AHMAD AHANGER. The first war ended in with a U.N.-brokered cease-fire that left Kashmir divided and promised its people a U.N.-sponsored referendum on the region's future.

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8 Responses to Jammu and Kashmir Divided. jammuwala says: Aug at am. dear all. This post is good but again the entire country and the media thinks that this agitation is being run by BJP.

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