Across the Line of Control. Inside Azad Kashmir by Luv Puri

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 ended in the emergence of Indian-administered and Pakistan-administered parts. whereas the social and political stipulations within the former were commonly 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 the most important pre-independence social and political strategies that polarized the nation in addition to the violence that devastated the area in the course of partition. He then follows the influence of those occasions on Pakistan's Punjab province and the resultant influence on Pakistan's place towards the Jammu and Kashmir factor. the connection among Pakistan and PAJK is an important point of Puri's examine. He lines the historical past of migration from Mirpur to Britain and the Mirpuri diaspora's major help of early militant actions in Jammu and Kashmir in 1989. dependent in PAJK, this insurgency promised to loose Kashmir from either Indian and Pakistani forces. Puri additionally discusses the pro-independence struggle's many modifications, 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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303. 10The seven regions identified in October 2004 were: On the Pakistani side a. Pakistan-administered Jammu and Kashmir, with a predominant Sunni population b. Shi’ite- and Ismaili-dominated Gilgit-Baltistan (otherwise known as Northern Areas in Pakistan) On the Indian side a. Shi’ite-dominated Kargil b. Sunni-dominated Kashmir valley c. Sunni-dominated Rajouri, Poonch and Doda districts d. Buddhist-dominated Ladakh. htm. 12The Limits of Influence: America’s Role in Kashmir, Howard B. Schaffer (Washington DC: Brookings Institution Press, 2009), p.

23The jammu and kashmir on fire to the local Red Cross unit and was eventually rescued from her abductors. Unfortunately, many women were not so lucky and resigned themselves to their fate. 29 There were similar heart-rending moments, never recorded in history and remaining open family secrets, which live on in the memories of generations of refugees. Subash Gupta shudders to remember the story of her maternal grandfather. As the family was fleeing Mirpur, her sixty-four-year-old grandfather Jagan Nath, ordered his eighteen-year-old son, Krishan Lal, to take his pistol and kill him immediately.

The council is a constitutional body established under Section 21 of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir Interim Constitution Act, 1974. It has seven members from the Pakistani government, including the prime minister, who is also the chairman of the council, the federal minister for Kashmir affairs and five members of the Pakistani national assembly nominated by the prime minister. Other members of the council include the prime minister of PAJK, who is vice-chairman, and six members from PAJK elected by PAJK how azad is azad kashmir?

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