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Is Kashmir part of India or Pakistan?
We believe in the free flow of information Kashmir, an 85,806-square-mile valley between the snowcapped Himalaya and Karakoram mountain ranges, is a contested region between India, Pakistan and China. Both India and Pakistan lay claim to all of Kashmir, but each administers only part of it.
When did the Kashmir conflict start?
October 22, 1947
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Why GB is not a province of Pakistan?
While administratively controlled by Pakistan since the First Kashmir War, Gilgit-Baltistan has never been formally integrated into the Pakistani state and does not participate in Pakistan’s constitutional political affairs. Currently, Gilgit-Baltistan is neither a province nor a state. It has a semi-provincial status.
Did Pakistan used to be part of India?
In August 1947, the British decided to end their 200-year long rule in the Indian subcontinent and to divide it into two separate nations, Muslim-majority Pakistan and Hindu-majority India.
Is Kashmiri a language?
Kashmiri language, language spoken in the Vale of Kashmir and the surrounding hills. By origin it is a Dardic language, but it has become predominantly Indo-Aryan in character. Reflecting the history of the area, the Kashmiri vocabulary is mixed, containing Dardic, Sanskrit, Punjabi, and Persian elements.
Why are India and Pakistan fighting?
The conflict started after the partition of India in 1947 as both India and Pakistan claimed the entirety of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir. It is a dispute over the region that escalated into three wars between India and Pakistan and several other armed skirmishes.
Can an Indian go to Muzaffarabad?
To travel to Azad Kashmir, a permit is required for all foreign nationals which is issued by AJK home department in Muzaffarabad.
What is the main reason for India-Pakistan relations to deteriorate?
Cross border terrorism is one of the biggest factors for the disrupted relations between India and Pakistan. The trade agreement has also faced a downfall when it comes to the relations between India and Pakistan.
What is the current situation with India-Pakistan trade agreement?
The trade agreement has also faced a downfall when it comes to the relations between India and Pakistan. In 2019, after the Pulwama terror attack, India hiked customs duty on exports from Pakistan to 200\% and subsequently, Pakistan suspended bilateral trade with India on August 7, 2019.
Does India want to get Pakistan attached back in India?
Now the present status, none of the country’s public want to get Pakistan attached back in India. India will never try to get control over a sovereign nation.If India does, they will face a lot of international sanctions and will drain their own resources.
What is India’s neighbourhood first policy towards Pakistan?
In the latest bilateral brief between India and Pakistan (February 2020) India stands by its “Neighbourhood First Policy” and desires normal relations with Pakistan in an environment which is free of terror and violence. In 2019, Article 370 of India’s Constitution, was scrapped off, which gave a special status to Jammu and Kashmir.