From the Horse’s Mouth – How Pakistan Engineered the 1947 ‘Kashmir Rebellion’

Akbar Khan was the formal point of contact whom the Government appointed to manage the Kashmir show, with instructions that it should be shown as a rebellion of the people against the government. Sourced from Operations in Jammu and Kashmir, these are the relevant bits of his interview to Defence Journal. The usual Pakistani bravado… Read More From the Horse’s Mouth – How Pakistan Engineered the 1947 ‘Kashmir Rebellion’

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Mukherjee – Last letter to Nehru 17 Feb 1953 – Salient Points

Well, Nehru, in all his Nehruvian expertise, didnot even respond to the letter. (1) Order for the release of prisoners is given and there will be no victimization (2) You and Sheikh Abdullah call a conference, after a fortnight where all political and constitutional matters are discussed with an open mind. (3) Both parties reiterate… Read More Mukherjee – Last letter to Nehru 17 Feb 1953 – Salient Points

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The Last Letter – Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee’s letter to Sheikh Abdullah dated 23rd February 1953

When you think that a special provision was made for the accession of the State of Jammu and Kashmir or that you enjoy limited sovereignty, you do so in utter disregard of the historical circumstances under which the scheme of integration was forced in India by the British Government. I would beg of you not… Read More The Last Letter – Dr. Shyama Prasad Mookerjee’s letter to Sheikh Abdullah dated 23rd February 1953

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Maharaja Hari Singh’s letter to Mountbatten accepting accession

Dated: 26 October 1947 My dear Lord Mountbatten, I have to inform your Excellency that a grave emergency has arisen in my State and request immediate assistance of your Government. As your Excellency is aware the State of Jammu and Kashmir has not acceded to the Dominion of India or to Pakistan. Geographically my State… Read More Maharaja Hari Singh’s letter to Mountbatten accepting accession

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