In the intervening night of August 8 and 9, 1953, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah was dismissed as Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. He was subsequently arrested before the daybreak and jailed. Sadar-e-Reyasat Karan Singh thought he was addressing a constitutional crisis. The fact of the matter is that whole action was planned by Jawaharlal Nehru who monitored the events of that night remotely from New Delhi
This video is a snippet from Zafar Choudhary’s 32-episode series, #TheRajBhawanStory
The Raj Bhawan story is a commentary on the mainstream politics of Jammu and Kashmir and evolution of Center-State relations.