Poetry

The Dispute of Kashmir Valley

British rule in the Indian subcontinent ended in

1947 with creation of Pakistan and India.

Both India and Pakistan governments wanted

to own the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

China says Aksai Chin is a part of China which

is not to be recognized as part of Kashmir region.

There was a movement by the National Conference,

asking the Maharaja to handover the power.

The dispute between India and Pakistan commenced

after the partition of India in 1947.

Maharaja Hari Singh made an urgent and emotional

request to Delhi for military assistance.

The power conflict was ended with the UN-mediated

ceasefire along the Line of Control.

Indian government obliged Hari Singh to handover

Kashmir to Sheikh Abdullah in 1949.

The Indian constitution granted autonomous status

to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

The Simla Agreement established the Line of Control

between the two nations’ territories.

Line of Control separated Indian and Pakistani

Kashmir through different stretches of land.

Kashmiri Pundits were forced to run away from

Kashmir Valley by Islamic militancy.

Pakistan was raising anti-India sentiment among

the people of Kashmir against India.

International agencies and UN have reported

human rights on India administered Kashmir.

Pakistani soldiers from Pakistani Kashmir passed

to Jammu and Kashmir in middle of 1999.

Home Minister of India told Parliament an official

order to abolish Article 370 in 2019.

 

                                                                                                        ~ Bhupesh Chandra Karmakar

                                                                                                         New Delhi, India

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