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History of Jammu and Kashmir


A perfect recipe to make your holiday terrific, wonderful and fantabulous, a tour to Jammu and Kashmir will be the best suited place to be explored. The place has given birth to many poets because of the Muslim’s dominance in the past. But, if want to travel to some place, we should have a complete knowledge about it. Similarily, we should know the history of Jammu and Kashmir.

History of Jammu and Kashmir
According to information mentioned in the Hindu texts, the terra firma of Jammu and Kashmir was born when Sage Kashyapa sapped a lake lying north of the Pir Panjal range to form a scenic valley. He wanted to give confidence to the people from neighboring regions to settle. During the time of Maurya Dynasty, the history of Jammu and Kashmir was first given the importance after which it was integrated into the Kushan Empire. As its main business centre was silk route trading circuit so Jammu and Kashmir got influenced by the religious belief and the ideologies of the Arabs and other Muslim traders.

In 1947, the province of Jammu and Kashmir brought under the direct rule of Republic of India and then the ruler of the province, Maharaja Hari Singh permitted the state to merge into the territory of India. Unfortunately, the state of Jammu and Kashmir lies at the center of a heated territorial dispute between India and Pakistan which is a much talked topic since many decades. How we can forget the 3 direct Indo-Pakistan and one indirect war with China which happened in history?

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