Kashmir Accession day!

Ganges riverbed in Haridwar in 2006

Dry riverbed of Ganges

Kashmir which includes Jammu and the area presently administered by Pakistan was part of Punjab and was ceded to East India Company in 1846, and the Company ‘sold’ it to Golab Singh for 50 hundred thousand Rupees by a sale deed executed at Amritsar. Ladakh and other areas were annexed by him later. Continue reading