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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

8:30 AM, October 27, 1947 -this exactly was the time when first sortie carrying soldiers of then Royal Indian Army landed in Srinagar. The Maharaja Hari Singh of Jammu and Kashmir, on 24 October 1947, requested the Indian Government for military aid. Indian Government conveyed to the Maharaja that it...
Srinagar erupted in utter state of chaos in third week of October 1947 when the news of tribal raid in Muzaffarabad and their march to Baramulla broke out.
For Nehru to attend conventions of National Conference and for Sheikh to show up at Congress sessions for a routine practice since 1938. In this picture, Sheikh Abdullah receives Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his arrival at Srinagar airport on September 24, 1949, to take part in the All Jammu...
The Jehlum Valley Road was Kashmir main link with the outer world a hundred years ago. This photograph taken by F.Michel in 1907 showing Ekkas & Tongas proceeding from Rampur towards Baramulla on Jehlum Valley Road. JV Road was completed from Kohala to Baramulla in 1890. It was extended...
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...
In response to Pashtun tribesmen's raid on Kashmir, the Kashmiris organised themselves as a militia under the guidance of National Conference. Hamlawar hoshiya, hum Kashmiri hain tayyar was the popular slogan which also underlined Kashmir's secular ethos
TheDispatch has one of the largest collections of historical pictures, books, monographs and documents on and related to Jammu and Kashmir. Most of the pictures in this gallery have been collected from open sources. Readers are encouraged to contribute pictures for larger public access. You may also like to...
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....
TheDispatch has one of the largest collections of historical pictures, books, monographs and documents on and related to Jammu and Kashmir. Most of the pictures in this gallery have been collected from open sources. Readers are encouraged to contribute pictures for larger public access. You may also like to...
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