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SHEIKH TO CABINET MISSION: 1946

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Extracted text of the Telegram from Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah to Cabinet Mission,1946 “As President. All Jammu and Kashmir National Conference representing all communities and classes of people in-habiting Jammu and Kashmir State I welcome your visit to our state and hope that it will usher in new era of freedom ...

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SHEIKH ABDULLAH: 1945

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Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah’s statement on the ministerial crisis in the Kashmir State on April 22, 1945. Recently the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Working Committee reviewed the farcical character of the diarchic experiment and decided to withdraw Its representative from the Council of Ministers. Accordingly, Mirza Mohammad Afzal Beg resigned ...

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SHEIKH’S SPEECH: 1938

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Extracts from the presidential Address of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, Muslim Conference, March 26, 1938 Like us the large majority of Hindus and Sikhs in the State have immensely suffered at the hands of the irresponsible government. They are also steeped in deep ignorance, have to pay large taxes and are ...

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SALAL PROJECT AGREEMENT: 1978

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The India-Pakistan Agreement Regarding the Design of the Salal Hydro Electric Plant of River Chenab, situated in Jammu and Kashmir, was signed on April 14th, 1978. The agreement is based on the provisions of Indus Water Treaty of 1960 The following is the agreement between the Government of the Republic ...

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KASHMIR RESIDENT TO RAJA AMAR SINGH: 1889

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Extracts of text of letter from the Resident in Kashmir to Raja Amar Singh, Prime Minister, Kashmir April 17, 1889 With reference to your No. 159, dated 8th March, 1889, 1 beg to inform you that the letter with its enclosures was laid before his Excellency the Viceroy and governor-general ...

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KASHMIR RESIDENT’S REPORT: 1888

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Extracts from the report on the affairs of the State of Jammu and Kashmir by the Resident of Kashmir on March 5, 1888 I have had more opportunities of studying the Maharaja’s character than perhaps any other officer in the country. My intercourse with him, official, private, and social, has ...

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GOI INSTRUCTION TO KASHMIR RESIDENT: 1889

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Extracts of an instruction letter from the Government of India to the Resident in Kashmir on April 1, 1889 I am to request you to inform the Maharaja that for a time at least he will be expected to refrain from al! interference in the Administration. He will retain his ...

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Resident in Kashmir to Secretary to the Government of India September 16, 1885

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Legal Document No 10 (Extract) I have the honour to report my arrival here yesterday morning, my journey having been much delayed by the bad state of the road. At Verinag, late at night on the 12th, I received a telegram from Mian Pertab Singh, the heir-apparent, informing me of ...

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Report on the affairs of the State of Jammu & Kashmir by the Resident of Kashmir March 5, 1888

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Legal Document No 16 (Extract) I have had more opportunities of studying the Maharaja’s character than perhaps any other officer in the country. My intercourse with him, official, private, and social, has boon frequent; my relations with him have been always friendly, there has never been any friction or tension ...

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CONSTITUTION REFORMS CONFERENCE REPORT: 1932

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The most important issues which the Conference has examined are as follows: (a) Is it desirable that there should be a Legislative Assembly? (b) If so, i. What should be the functions of such an Assembly, ii. What should be the franchise basis, and iii. How should the Assembly be ...

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