Iranian journalists on Jehlum ghaat

Iranian Press Delegation in Kashmir

In early 1950s, while Sheikh Abdullah was still in office, an Iranian press delegation visited Kashmir.  The members of this delegation visited Mughal Gardens, Dal Lake, Pahalgham , Gulmarg , Baramulla and Ganderbal. At Baramulla , they visited the Place where Maqbool Sherwani was  brutally killed  by Tribal raiders in 1947 . They were  told stories of   the Death and  Destruction that visited the Town during Tribal Raid. They also heard stories of  killings and   Brutal rapes  by  tribal raiders at Mission Hospital Baramulla.


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