State Profile

State Profile

Location: The State of Jammu and Kashmir commonly known as “Kashmir ” is situated between 32°-17` and 36°-58` north latitude and 73°-6` and 80°-30` longitude in the north western part of Indian sub-continent. Geographically it is bounded on the north-west by Afghanistan , on the north-east by China , on the south by India and on the west by Pakistan .

Area: Total area of Jammu and Kashmir State is about 85,806 sq. miles
(2,22,236 sq. Kms).

Territories: Jammu plains, Kashmir valley Ladakh plateau and Gilgit form the State of Jammu and Kashmir .

Language: Kashmiri, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Dogri, Pahari, Hindco, Shina, Balti and Broshali.

History ( in chronological order)

Buddhism was introduced in Kashmir in about 245 BC.
Ruled by independent Rajas Upto.
Muslim Sultans.
Mughals Rulers.
Afghan Rulers.
Sikh Rulers.
Sale od Kashmir to Dogras Under Amritsar Treaty.
Movement against repressive measures of Dogra
Raja Hari Singh.
Launching of All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference by Shiekh Muhammad Abudallah.
National Conference.
National Conference launched Quit Kashmir
Partition of Indian sub-continent.
Popular revolt began against the repressive rules Of Maha Raja and an independent government Was
proclaimed in the liberated territories.
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