The accession to Pakistan resolution of 19th July, 1947 has almost the same importance in the history of AJ&K as the Lahore Resolution has in the Pakistan Movement. But unfortunately, a section of people, has over the years either tried to make it controversial, or skipped it from discourse on the history of Kashmir or in some cases,  even denied its existence. For … [Read more...] about Of the Muslim Conference’s resolution of 19th July and myths attached to it
Who got “Jammu and Kashmir Question” changed into “India Pakistan Question” in the United Nations?
India took the matter of Jammu and Kashmir to the Security Council on 1st January 1948 and lodged a formal complaint against Pakistan. In reply, Pakistan lodged a counter-complaint against India on 15th January 1948 and had also requested the Security Council to deal with other disputes between India and Pakistan, including Junagadh. As a result, a Security Council meeting was … [Read more...] about Who got “Jammu and Kashmir Question” changed into “India Pakistan Question” in the United Nations?
Jinnah’s personal opinion on the Kashmir Dispute
Founder of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah spoke to BBC Correspondent Robert Stimson on 13th December 1947 at Governor-General's House, Karachi where he talked about different issues like Palestine, Muslim League, Pakistan's participation in Commonwealth and Kashmir Conflict. Jinnah's statement about Kashmir in the same interview, which perfectly explains his stance on Kashmir … [Read more...] about Jinnah’s personal opinion on the Kashmir Dispute
Quaid-e-Azam and Kashmir
Founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah paid multiple visits to Kashmir Valley during his life -- during 1920s, 30s and 40s. Former Chief Justice of AJK High Court, late Justice Muhammad Yusuf Saraf has discussed his visits in detail in his narration "Kashmiris Fight for Freedom". An abridged version of the chapter "Quaid-e-Azam in Kashmir" of his book is … [Read more...] about Quaid-e-Azam and Kashmir
Kashmir 1947 – Through the eye of a neutral observer
Major William P. Cranston was a British Military Officer who served in the subcontinent at the onset of partition and is known for evacuating the British citizens from the state of Jammu & Kashmir after the commencement of the First Kashmir War between India and Pakistan. Cranston had also spent some time in Kashmir before 22nd October and had observed the on-ground … [Read more...] about Kashmir 1947 – Through the eye of a neutral observer