Who was behind Operation Gulmarg and Operation Datta Khel that enabled
Pakistan to capture the western and north-western non-Kashmiri speaking
territory of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir in 1947?
Why was the Indian Army restrained from removing the invaders from the entire
occupied territory of the former state in 1948?
When and why did China first invade Aksai Chin?
Did the insurgency in the state actually start in 1965 and who was the brain
Why is China so interested in the state and why did the constitutional changes
of 5 August 2019 in India cause grave concern in China and Pakistan?
Why does the future survival and growth of the Chinese microchip industry
depend upon the continuance of China's control of the waters and dams in
the Indus river system?
Kashmir's Untold Story: Declassified provides answers to these gripping questions
and joins the dots in presenting the matrix of a consistent and compelling argument
regarding the future of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Today, the state's water
resources are coveted by the beleaguered Chinese microchip industry and it appears
that this is going to determine the continuing militancy in the state. Malhotra and
Raza argue that China and its client Pakistan will actively back the militancy, come
Delving deeper, the book also reveals amazing insights into the Government of
India's policy towards the state, right from 1889, when it first imposed central rule
and dispossessed the rule of the then Maharaja, _ll date. Owing to its strategic
location, the intrigues within the state and the machinations of its neighbours have
resulted in the government directly administering its affairs, one way or the other,
for the last 130 years.
It is a riveting account of the history of Jammu and Kashmir, from the time of its
political and geographic consolidation under Maharaja Gulab Singh to present-day
|Kashmir's Untold Story (Revised And Updated):
|Iqbal Chand Malhotra
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|All Age Groups