Khurshid Hasan Khurshid, the private secretary of Muhammad Ali Jinnah was sent by him in the first week of October, 1947 to deliver some important messages to the Muslim leaders in Kashmir and to assess the ground situation in the state. After having met with people from different spheres in Kashmir, K.H. Khurshid sent back a detailed note to Muhammad Ali Jinnah in which he … [Read more...] about K.H. Khurshid’s letter to Muhammad Ali Jinnah – 12 October, 1947
Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Khan was born on 10th April 1915 at Rawalakot, Poonch. He graduated in arts from Islamia College Lahore in 1935 and sought higher education abroad in 1938. Khan then obtained a law degree from Lincoln's Inn, London, and started practicing law at Srinagar, Kashmir. He was a political activist by orientation and his stay in London groomed him to have … [Read more...] about Synonymity between Sardar Muhammad Ibrahim Khan and accession to Pakistan
On 27th October 1947 when the news of Kashmir's accession to India and subsequent landing of Indian troops at the Srinagar Airport reached Pakistan, the first Governor-General of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah at once ordered General Douglas Gracey, the acting Commander-in-Chief of Pakistan Army to despatch Pakistani troops to save Kashmir. General Gracey, however, … [Read more...] about Did Liaquat Ali Khan refuse to accept Sardar Patel’s “offer” to take Kashmir?
Yasin Valley, about 148 kilometers from the city of Gilgit was once a separate state with its own rulers before it was occupied by the Dogra Rulers of Jammu & Kashmir. Its Rajas were great warriors who had a history of fighting against and repulsing the armies of the Sikhs and the Dogras. Below here is an account of a massacre of the people of Madoori village in Yasin by … [Read more...] about The forgotten massacre of Yasin – 1863
To adjudge the soundness or otherwise of the Indian allegation that Pakistan committed aggression through the tribesmen, we propose first of all to look at the relevant facts and then apply the law to the situation. The tribesmen from the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan are regarded amongst the hardiest fighters in the world and are born soldiers as they carry their … [Read more...] about Was the tribal invasion of Kashmir contrary to International Law?