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Nehru’s Communique to Liaqat: October 31, 1947

Excerpts of a telegram of Indian Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru to his Pakistani counterpart Liaqat Ali Khan four days after India officially intervened in Kashmir following the tribal raid
Nehru’s telegram to Liaqat Ali Khan
Four days later, in his telegram of 3l October, 1947, to Pakistan Prime Minister Liaqat Ali Khan, Nehru said:

” …. our assurance that we shall withdraw our troops from Kashmir as soon as peace and order are restored and leave the decision about the future of the State to the people of the State is not merely a pledge to your government but also to the people of Kashmir and to the world.”

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