Reflecting popular opinion, Sheikh Abdullah was against Kashmir’s accession to India. Reflecting Indian sectarian violence in pakistan essay and his own preferences, Nehru would have nothing but accession. Both knew how the Kashmiris felt, hence India’s initial hesitation in forging the accession.
Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru with Sheikh Abdullah. Kashmiri nationalism is as alive now as it was in 1947. A file photograph of protesters in Srinagar. September 18, 1947: Muhammad Ali Jinnah, in Karachi. In October that year, Pakistan sent raiders into Kashmir with Jinnah’s knowledge. He was installed as Chief Minister through rigged elections after Sheikh Abdullah’s dismissal and arrest.
Bakshi Ghulam Mohammed as Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir in July 1957. His note authorising his Deputy Prime Minister to sign the instrument of accession on his behalf betrays how jittery he was. The International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Jammu and Kashmir and Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons convenors and members Gautam Navlakha, Advocate Parvez Imroz, Zahir-ud-din, Kartik Murukutla, and Khurram Parvez, release “Structure of Violence: The State in Jammu Kashmir”, a report on human rights violations in Kashmir, in September 2015. Farooq Abdullah addressing a rally in Anantnag on April 21.
He said that in Kashmir “people love Pakistan” and not all the treasures that New Delhi cared to throw at them would change that sentiment. Once Pakistan is there it would be like going against their faith handing themselves over to India. India knows this, Kashmiri Pandit knows this, result is as quoted: “remove for a day India’s Army and security forces and it is impossible to gauge what might transpire at the next instant”. Only one can wish that the war of attrition will come to an end one day, with India, Pakistan both stop following the mirage of an idyllic state of Bharat Mata Ki Jai and whatever Pakistan has of its own. Mirza Ghalib’s couplet accurately sums up the roots of the Kashmir dispute. It also provides a clue to the ever deteriorating situation in the State.