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By Luv Puri

Since the partition of the Asian subcontinent in 1947, clash has raged in Kashmir, and the conflict among India and Pakistan over this coveted territory has resulted in the emergence of Indian-administered and Pakistan-administered parts. whereas the social and political stipulations within the former were largely mentioned, even specialists lack serious wisdom of Pakistan-administered Jammu and Kashmir (PAJK), relatively its political, cultural, and social realities.

Luv Puri presents sorely-needed research of the an important pre-independence social and political tactics that polarized the country in addition to the violence that devastated the area in the course of partition. He then follows the impact of those occasions on Pakistan's Punjab province and the resultant impression on Pakistan's place towards the Jammu and Kashmir factor. the connection among Pakistan and PAJK is an important point of Puri's learn. He strains the background of migration from Mirpur to Britain and the Mirpuri diaspora's major aid of early militant actions in Jammu and Kashmir in 1989. established in PAJK, this insurgency promised to unfastened Kashmir from either Indian and Pakistani forces. Puri additionally discusses the pro-independence struggle's many differences, from its inception to the current day. An unique and revealing quantity, Across the road of Control majorly contributes to literature at the quarter and the function of PAJK in greater Jammu and Kashmir tensions.

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22 jammu and kashmir on fire Poonch revolt Poonch had four administrative units, two and a half of which are now in PAJK while the rest are on the Indian side. Although the area was under the sovereignty of the Maharaja of Kashmir it was ruled by a local raja. 3 In June 1947, the Muslim residents of Poonch launched a notax campaign to protest against the Maharaja’s decision to dismiss the local raja and bring the area under his direct rule as well as the rising taxes and food prices. 4 It was feared that the rising communal polarization in the area and the neighbouring Punjab province would cause the Muslims to rebel.

The first call of revolt came on 23 August 1947 at Neelbutt in Rawalakot, where 50,000 men gathered under Sardar Abdul Qayoom Khan. On 15 October 1947, the newly appointed Jammu and Kashmir prime minister, Mehar Chand Mahajan, offered to make an impartial enquiry into the incident of firing on ex-servicemen. 7 The tribes were mobilized to support the ‘suffering’ Muslim brethren of Jammu and Kashmir. 8 Some of the politicians of the Frontier were sympathetic to the jihadis’ cause. 9 There was also a section within the Pashtuns that opposed the Kashmir invasion.

143. 22 There was a dissident group led by Gopal Dutt Mengi who favoured accession of the state to India. For a long time, the Maharaja, the Muslim Conference, the Hindu Mahasabha and even Jinnah held the same opinion and were on the same page. 23 But his group met little support from elsewhere. 24 Thus, he adds, the door was left open for religious-based groups, polarizing the civil society on Hindu and Muslim lines. 22Ranbir, 20 23Interview 2004. 24Ibid. February 1947. with Khaliq Ansari at his New York residence, October 21 2 jammu and kashmir on fire The partition of India and the ensuing communal violence resulted in the deaths of almost one million people, and displaced more than ten million on either side of the border.

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