Kashmir is a powder keg, a nuclear flashpoint in South Asia. This dispute has consumed more than 5 lakh lives only from 1947. Kashmir which is having 5000-year-old history was an independent country till it lost its sovereignty at the hands of Mughals on 1585 A.D.
He believed people of Azad Kashmir and people of Gilgit Baltistan were deliberately kept apart by the policy makers of Pakistan. This segregation and policy of divide and rule resulted in misunderstandings and lacked sense of belonging.
‘Operation Gibraltar’ is a major event in the history of Pakistan and Kashmir. Whatever it’s intent and purpose, it had a far-reaching effect on the history of India, Pakistan and Kashmir. It changed the course of history in the Sub – Continent.
In order to have a realistic and pragmatic view on the present struggle in Kashmir, it is important to understand the legal position of Kashmir at the time of the Partition of India.
This agreement is known as Karachi Agreement, the agreement remain hidden till 1992 when High Court of AJK was hearing a petition on Gilgit Baltistan and court nullify the Karachi Agreement but latter AJK’s supreme court restored it in its pure form.
AGREEMENT BETWEEN MILITARY REPRESENTATIVES OF INDIA AND PAKISTAN REGARDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CEASE FIRE LINE IN THE STATE OF JAMMU KASHMIR
An ‘independent state’ is a rising phenomenon in either side of Jammu and Kashmir which gradually evolved as a result of the impasse on the Kashmir dispute, generally known as ‘Third Option’. Several politicians are the advocates of ‘third option’ popular names among those are Maqbool Butt, Amanullah Khan, Shabbir Ahmed Shah and Yasin Malik.
The labourers of this factory were paid daily wages of 41/2annas per head which was perceptibly too scarce, especially in view of the escalating of cost of living and the huge profit it grossed.