Across the Line of Control. Inside Azad Kashmir by Luv Puri

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), rather its political, cultural, and social realities.

Luv Puri presents sorely-needed research of the the most important pre-independence social and political strategies that polarized the kingdom in addition to the violence that devastated the quarter in the course of partition. He then follows the impact of those occasions on Pakistan's Punjab province and the consequent impression on Pakistan's place towards the Jammu and Kashmir factor. the connection among Pakistan and PAJK is an important element of Puri's learn. He lines the heritage of migration from Mirpur to Britain and the Mirpuri diaspora's major help of early militant actions in Jammu and Kashmir in 1989. dependent in PAJK, this insurgency promised to loose Kashmir from either Indian and Pakistani forces. Puri additionally discusses the pro-independence struggle's many differences, from its inception to the current day. An unique and revealing quantity, Across the road of Control majorly contributes to literature at the zone and the position of PAJK in greater Jammu and Kashmir tensions.

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The attackers turned their attention towards Mirpur where there was large-scale rioting. Many Hindu and Sikh women were abducted. 27 Lajja had posted a letter to her aunt living in Bikaner, Rajasthan, as she did not know the whereabouts of her parents from whom she had been separated in Mirpur after the violence. The family approached India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, and the Red Cross tracked her location with the help of the police in Peshawar. 28 She covertly passed on a letter through a child 22A Mission in Kashmir, Annexure.

Khurshid was forced to resign by a mid-level police official and later jailed in Palandari and Dalai Camp when he started espousing pro-independence views in public. During Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s government (1972–77), another president of PAJK, Sardar Qayoom, was suddenly arrested by a mid-level official of the federal security forces in Muzaffarabad and subsequently dismissed after he allied himself with the opposition parties who opposed Bhutto. During General Zia-ul-Haq’s reign (1977–88), Brigadier Hayat Khan was appointed administrator of PAJK, a post he held for seven years.

53 54 across the loc 6. Political work and publicity among the Kashmiri refugees in Pakistan. 7. 32 Following are some of the significant powers which the council enjoys, which illustrates the magnitude of its influence over PAJK. A. Subjects to the responsibilities of the Government of Pakistan under the UNCIP Resolution, nationality, citizenship and migration from or into Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and admission into, and emigration and expulsion from Azad Jammu and Kashmir, including in relation thereto the regulation of the movements in Azad Jammu and Kashmir of persons not domiciled in Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

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