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 severe wisdom of Pakistan-administered Jammu and Kashmir (PAJK), really its political, cultural, and social realities.
Luv Puri presents sorely-needed research of the the most important pre-independence social and political approaches that polarized the country in addition to the violence that devastated the quarter in the course of partition. He then follows the influence 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 study. He strains the historical past of migration from Mirpur to Britain and the Mirpuri diaspora's major aid of early militant actions in Jammu and Kashmir in 1989. dependent in PAJK, this insurgency promised to unfastened Kashmir from either Indian and Pakistani forces. Puri additionally discusses the pro-independence struggle's many variations, from its inception to the current day. An unique and revealing quantity, Across the road of Control majorly contributes to literature at the area and the function of PAJK in higher Jammu and Kashmir tensions.
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Jagan Nath ducked his son’s bullet in a flash of survival instinct. Krishan Lal was forced to leave his father to his fate as Pashtun fighters overran the area. Subash Gupta, granddaughter of Jagan Nath, recalls: ‘My uncle (Krishan Lal) posted many letters 29Interview with Tanveer Ahmed in Jammu in March 2008 story was narrated to the author by Subash Gupta, granddaughter of Jagan Nath, in November 2009. 30The 29 30 across the loc to his Muslim friends in Mirpur to find out what had happened to his father.
Article 53 of the PAJK constitution gives the federal government the power to dismiss an elected government in PAJK. This power has been exercised twice since 1974. 18 Therefore, the federal government enjoys the same emergency powers over PAJK like any other province of Pakistan. 1). Clause (3) of Article 31 of the PAJK constitution states that neither the council nor the assembly shall have the power to make any law concerning: (a) the responsibilities of the government of Pakistan under the UNCIP resolution (b) the defence and security of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (c) the external affairs of Azad Jammu and Kashmir including trade and foreign aid.
Chowdhary Ghulam Abbas, head of All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference. Text 31BBC Urdu interview on 22 September 2006. how azad is azad kashmir? Matters within the purview of the Government of Pakistan. 1. Defence (as modified under . ). 2. Foreign policy of Azad Kashmir. Negotiations with the United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan. 4. Publicity in foreign countries and in Pakistan. Co-ordination and arrangement of relief and rehabilitation of refugees. Co-ordination of publicity in connection with plebiscite.
Across the Line of Control. Inside Azad Kashmir by Luv Puri