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From famous personalities and historical landmarks to everyday life, TheDispatch.In is hosting some 500 plus rare pictures that show a different perspective of the history of Jammu and Kashmir

A business (also known as an enterprise, a company or a firm) is an organizational entity involved in the provision of goods and services to consumers.Businesses serve as a form of economic activity, and are prevalent in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and provide goods...
A business (also known as an enterprise, a company or a firm) is an organizational entity involved in the provision of goods and services to consumers.Businesses serve as a form of economic activity, and are prevalent in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and provide goods...
Pashtun tribesmen from the South Waziristan region of Pakistan attacked Kashmir to seize the state. They moved along the Rawalpindi-Murree-Muzaffarabad-Baramulla Road on 22 October 1947.  Muzaffarabad fell on 24 October 1947, and the soldiers captured Baramulla the following day. They looted, raped, killed, burned and vandalized shrines and temples....
Choudhry Ghulam Abbas was a lawyer and a leading politician of Jammu and Kashmir. He worked together with Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah since the early 1930s but they fell out later in the decade when the Muslim Conference was rechristened as National Conference. Choudhary revived Muslim Conference in 1941...
While the fighting between Indian and Pakistani forces was going on, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah took over the charge of government. He was appointed head of Emergency Administration on October 28, 1947 and then took over as Prime Minister on Mar 5, 1948. During the days of way Sheikh traveled...
Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was a frequent visitor to Kashmir as India and Pakistan fought war over the territory in 1947-48. In this picture, Nehru is with Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah and his deputy Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad. TheDispatch has one of the largest collections of historical pictures, books, monographs and documents on...
National Conference leader Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah examines a map of Jammu and Kashmir in 1948 as officials discussed boundaries and territorial issues
SRINAGAR: Security forces have unearthed a militant module with the arrest of three ultras from Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. Inspector General of Police Kashmir Munir Khan today said that three militants — two from the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) and one from the Hizbul Mujahideen — were arrested over the...
A business (also known as an enterprise, a company or a firm) is an organizational entity involved in the provision of goods and services to consumers.Businesses serve as a form of economic activity, and are prevalent in capitalist economies, where most of them are privately owned and provide goods...
No one knows what would have been the political future of Jammu and Kashmir if the gang of Pakistani Pashtun tribesmen had not attacked the state in October 1947. The Hindu ruler of Muslim majority State, Maharaja Hari Singh was highly undecided on staying Independent or joining India or...