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#POJKFacts How Pakistan is looting Gilgit-Baltistan: An illegally occupied region of Jammu and Kashmir

#POJKFacts How Pakistan is looting Gilgit-Baltistan: An illegally occupied region of Jammu and Kashmir ..

Let us know about China occupied Jammu and Kashmir that is equivalent to the state of Haryana

 Jammu and Kashmir is the 15th state of India that acceded to India on October 26, 1947 and a geographical area of approximately 2,22,236 sq. km became an integral part of it. But China illegally occupied 37,555 sq. km.area of Aksai Chin of Jammu and..

Here is all you need to know about POJK (Pakistan Occupied Jammu and Kashmir)– Areas that Pakistan occupied illegally during 1947, 1965 and 1971

 Pakistan Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (POJK) is that part of Jammu and Kashmir, which was illegally occupied by Pakistan during its invasion on the princely state during 1947 and subsequently in 1965 and 1971. These areas are Bhimber, Mirpur, Kotli, Muzaffarabad, Deva Batala, Gilgit, Baltistan, and parts of Poonch that fell to Pakistan.History of accession of J&K to India  Jammu and Kashmir was a princely state and ruled by Maharaja Hari Singh and it was spread in a geographical area ..

12 facts on accession of J&K to India

From left Sheikh Abdullah, Lrod Mounbatten, Maharaja Hari Singh and Pandti Jawaharlal Nehru  With the signing of Instrument of Accession (IoA) by the then ruler of Jammu and Kashmir Maharaja Hari Singh on 26th October, 1947, J&K became an integral part of India. This accession was full, complete and irrevocable. Though Pakistan and its cronies in India have been spreading rumours that Maharaja did not take the wishes of the people of the state into consideration, while acceding to India ..

Kashmiri Hindus Exodus: A well-planned script written by Muslim Terrorists of Kashmir

Kashmiri Hindus Exodus: A well-planned script written by Muslim Terrorists of Kashmir..

Kashmiri Hindus: Continuously on Target since Muslim Rule in 14th Century

 The advent of Islam in Kashmir was considered from the 14th century and it is believed that the introduction of Islam has created unprecedented problems and led to exodus of Kashmiri Hindus, the aborigines, from Kashmir. Prof. K.L. Bhan has identified 7 exoduses of Kashmiri Hindus in seven different epochs starting from 14th century onwards and finds that their number has been reduced from being majority to minority in their own land because of constant persecution and forced conversions. Many ..

Magnificent Raghunath Temple of Lord Vishnu

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Undaunted by the enemy presence, Maj Annavi Krishnaswamy Ramaswamy made supreme sacrifice to safeguard Naushera

  On 16 January 1948, Major A.K. Ramaswamy, whilst in command of company of a para battalion at Naushera, was ordered to reinforce the forward company which was under enemy fire. His help relieved the pressure of enemy fire. After the rest of the battalion had safely withdrawn, it was the turn of Major Ramaswamy's company to withdraw. The route of withdrawal was covered by heavy enemy fire. While crossing the most exposed part of the ground, a sepoy got wounded and was left behind. Major ..

When Jammu opposed (15th January 1952) hoisting of NC flag in place of Tri-colour national flag of India

  India got independence on August 15, 1947 and simultaneously more that 550 princely states had to accede either to India or Pakistan. The accession of most of the state was peaceful and later it got assimilated with Indian system. But the state of Jammu and Kashmir was facing problem, as the state was not cleared off though it has acceded to India. Pakistan army was stationed in a large portion of the state. Though India made a complaint to United Nations (UN) in this regard but they could ..

15th January, 1948 was the beginning of Pakistan’s lies in UN and it is still on

  The accession of Jammu and Kashmir took place on October 26, 1947 to India. The state became an integral part of India since the ruler of Jammu and Kashmir signed instrument of accession in favour of India. In the charged environment of 1947, when the Pakistan Army was encroaching upon Indian territories and killing the innocent people of Jammu and Kashmir, the state acceded to India. India was in the favour of peaceful resolution of the problem; therefore, it went to United Nations against ..

Glimpse to the history of Jammu and Kashmir

  Jammu and Kashmir is the 15th state of India and it acceded to India in 1947. It was one of the five Princely states of the British Indian Empire that was directly handled by the Governor General of India / Viceroy of India before India got independence. British had acknowledged the vitality of the state and accorded a 21 Gun Fire Salute to Maharaja of Jammu and Kashmir {Hari Singh Bahadur} like it was given to the Princes of Mysore, Baroda, Gwalior and Hyderabad. Historically also, Jammu ..

Only Bharat and Bhartiya Sanskriti can define Jammu and Kashmir

  The history of Kashmir valley will only reveal Bharat and Bhartiya Sanskriti (India and Indian culture) that is inclusive of all the religion. The sectarian and religious divide would increase confusion about the entire of Jammu and Kashmir, as consensus cannot be built around selective representation in terms of religion or sect. It would be wrong to identify Jammu and Kashmir only in terms of particular religion because it would mean disowning the history of the state that owes its origin ..

Sepoy Jagsir Singh, who made supreme sacrifice while securing Naushera

  Sepoy Jagsir Singh was killed in an unprovoked firing by Pakistan army on Indian posts in Nowshera sector of Jammu. General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and all ranks of Indian Army salute Sepoy Jagsir Singh, who made the supreme sacrifice in Naushera Sector. The COAS expresses his heartfelt condolences to the grief stricken family. ..

Lieutenant Ved Prakash Trehan shown exemplary courage on foreign soil

  Lieutenant Ved Prakash was on deputation to UN peace keeping mission in Congo, Africa during 1962. On 29 December 1962, Lieutenant Ved Prakash Trehan was in command of a special patrol prior to an attack by the fourth battalion of Rajputana Rifles on an enemy position at a road junction in Congo. Lieutenant Trehan pushed forward with his patrol through dense jungle and reached about 100 yards from the enemy trenches where he came under intense machine gun and rifle fire. He then tried ..

Major Vijay Kumar Berry who freed the Indian Territory on Western Sector

  The Parachute Regiment was given the task of clearing the encroachment on Western Sector. After cease-fire on 17 December 1971, Pakistani troops occupied an area approximately 600 yards inside our territory in Western Sector and developed this into defences with minefields around it. Therefore, using the Parachute Regiment was of paramount importance during this operation. Major Vijay Kumar Berry carried out the assault. Leading his men through minefield, he charged the enemy position ..

Rifleman Dil Bahadur Chettri, the real hero of Atgram Battle

  Rifleman Dil Bahadur Chettri was in a battalion of Gorkha Rifles, which was given the task of clearing the enemy from Atgram on the Eastern Front. This was a well-fortified position and was held in strength by the enemy. During the assault, the enemy brought down sustained and accurate fire from medium machine guns inflicting heavy casualties. Rifleman Chettri, realising the importance of silencing the machine gun, in complete disregard of his personal safety, fought fearlessly, charging ..

The Martyr of Gurez Valley Sepoy Moorthy N

 Sepoy Moorthy N lost his life while he was patrolling on 11th December, 2017. He was swept away during heavy snowfall resulting in avalanches in the area in Gurez sector in the mountainous northern region of the Kashmir valley. The body of Sepoy Moorthy N was recovered after eight days of search on 19 Dec 2017. Sepoy Moorthy N hailed from Nathipatti village in Karur district of Tamil Nadu. He had joined the Indian Army in 2004 at the age of 22 years. By 2017, Sepoy Moorthy N had put in 13 ..

The brave son of India Sepoy Shiv Singh

  On 11 Dec 2017, the Gurez sector in the mountainous northern region of the Kashmir valley received heavy snowfall resulting in avalanches in the area. Sepoy Shiv Singh was part of the patrol team carrying out the assigned task in the rugged and inhospitable terrain and carried away in this avalanche. The body of Sepoy Shiv Singh was recovered after one week of search on 18 Dec 2017. We lost one of the brave sons of our country Sepoy Shiv Singh in this avalanche. Sepoy Shiv Singh hailed ..

Lance Naik Marigendra Nath Pramanik who made supreme sacrifice for the country

   Lance Naik Marigendra Nath Pramanik lost his life while he was patrolling on 11th December, 2017. He was swept away during heavy snowfall resulting in avalanches in the area in Gurez sector in the mountainous northern region of the Kashmir valley. The body of Lance Naik Marigendra Nath Pramanik was recovered after one week of search on 18 Dec 2017. Lance Naik Marigendra Nath Pramanik hailed from Kumar Chak village in Purva Midnapur district of West Bengal. He joined the Indian Army ..

Lieutenant Colonel Ved Prakash Airy the champion of Basantar battle

Lieutenant Colonel Ved Prakash Airy the champion of Basantar battle..

Lance Naik Shangara Singh the young bravheart

  Lance Naik Shangara Singh of Sikh Regiment during the attack on PulKanjiri, a strong enemy position, came under heavy enemy fire. Lance Naik Shanghara Singh was born on 14th January 1943 to Shri Ranga Singh and Smt Dhan Kaur in Chola Sahib village of Amritsar district in Punjab. He joined 2 Sikh of the Sikh Regiment of Indian army at the age of 20 years on 14th January 1963. By the time of Pul Kanjri Attack in 17 Dec 1971, he has already served eight years in the Army and grown into a ..

Captain Shankar Rao Shankhapan Walkar the savior of Hingore Tar

   Captain Shankar Rao Shankapan Walkar was born on 8th March 1943 in Kadgaon Village of Kolhapur district in Maharashtra. On 15th June 1969, he was commissioned to the Madras Regiment and served as a Mortar Officer of a battalion. During the 1971 war various operation and skirmish were going on the Western Front. Captain Shankar Walker was serving as a mortar officer in a battalion of the Madras Regiment. On 16th December, 1971 the battalion came under heavy shelling from enemy position, ..

Let us remember the valour of our army on Vijay Diwas

Let us remember the valour of our army on Vijay Diwas..

Captain Dara Dinshaw Mistry made supreme sacrifice to safeguarded Chhawa Ridge in Naushera Sector

  On 15th December 1948 Capt. D.D. Mistri was the Observation Officer of the forward most picquet, at Chhawa Ridge in the Naushera Sector where the enemies relentlessly shelled his position using every type of artillery from 3.7 howitzer to 5.5 mortar guns. In spite of this murderous fire, Capt Mistri stuck to his post, and it was due to his fearless conduct that the hostiles guns were pinpointed in that sector. He was also able to confirm the presence of enemy Sherman Tanks in the Sandoa ..

Brave Son of India Major Amarjit Singh Bal

  Major Amarjit Singh Bal was stationed at Shakargarh in the northwest, during the 1971 war with Pakistan. The regiment was to establish and defend a secure bridgehead on the Basantar river. As the operations began, Major Bal was in command of a squadron at Jarpal, overlooking the river. It was a position most vulnerable to enemy attack. Sure enough, the Pakistani forces began shelling the area heavily. The Indian troops foiled these attempts repeatedly, killing several enemy troops. The ..

Havt Thomas Philipose the saviour of Bridgehead on the Basantar River

   Thomas Philipose (born 8 July 1942) was a havildar (sergeant) in the Madras Regiment during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. During the 1971 war, the Madras Regiment was tasked to capture Lalial and Sarajchak, prior to establishing a bridgehead across the river Basantar. Enemy minefields covered the entire area and the Pakistani infantry was well entrenched in the area. Pakistani observation posts kept a close watch over Indian movement. Undaunted, the Madras Regiment attacked Lalial ..

Lance Naik DP Singh Made Supreme Sacrifice to Safeguard India

   Lance Naik DP Singh was martyered on 13th December, 1971 while securing the borders of the country. He was commanding Section of a Battalion of Rajput Regiment during an attack on an enemy post on the Western Front. He identified two enemy medium machine guns in pillboxes inflicting heavy casualties on assaulting troops. Without paying heed to his own safety, Lance Naik lobbed the grenade on the bunker and silenced the enemy bunker. An enemy shot at him when was crawling towards ..

Naik Sugan Singh Who Broke the Stronghold of Enemy

  Battalion of Rajputana Rifles attacked the enemy defences at Mayanamati which comprised of well prepared concrete bunkers housing Medium Machine Guns whose crossfire covered every possible approach. NaikSugan Singh while leading his Section, closed onto the objective, two Medium Machine Guns opened fire and held up the assault. NaikSugan Singh charged at one of them receiving a burst on his shoulder. Bleeding profusely, he crawled up to the bunker and lobbed a hand grenade killing two ..

Major Chewang Rinchen An Inspiration For All

 Major Chewang Rinchen along with his troops was assigned the task of capturing the Chalunka complex in the Partappur Sector, which was strongly defended by the enemy. Major Rinchen led his team under inclement weather and displayed aggressive spirit and hustling his team that was able to fight from bunker to bunker. He depicted the inspiring leadership, indomitable courage, initiative and exceptional devotion to duty. He was awarded Mahavir Chakra for his courage and valour. ..

Lieutenant Colonel Arun Bhimrao Harolikar Who Forced Enemy to Surrender

     Lieutenant Colonel Arun Bhimrao Harolikar was commanding a battalion of 5 Gorkha Rifles which was tasked to capture an enemy position in the Eastern Sector. When his two assaulting companies got held up due to intense enemy fire, Lieutenant Colonel Harolikar led the remaining battalion into assault along a difficult approach behind the enemy. After waging an intense battle with the enemy, the battalion captured the enemy position. The resolute action displayed by the ..

Brigadier Joginder Singh Bakshi Who Capture Bogra

Brigadier Joginder Singh Bakshi Who Capture Bogra..

Captain D.S. Ahalawat the Brave Son of India

     Captain DS Ahalawat was leading a Dogra Company during the attack on the Dera Baba Nanak bridgehead. The enemy created the concrete embankments with anti-tank guns and heavy and light automatics making the army operation difficult to succeed. The Company led by Captain Ahlawat came under heavy medium machine gun fire from a concrete pillbox. Captain Ahalawat charged the pillbox, grabbed the hot machine gun barrel with his right hand and threw a grenade into the pillbox ..

Captain Gurbachan Singh Salaria: A Warrior Who Showed His Valour on Foreign Soil

     On 5 Dec 1961, a battalion of Gorkha Rifles was ordered to clear up a roadblock established at a strategic roundabout at Elizabethville, Katanga. Captain Gurbachan Singh Salaria with two sections of Gorkha Batallion and two S..

Lieutenant Colonel Sawai Bhawani Singh Who Expunged the Enemy from Indian Soil

     Lieutenant Colonel Sawai Bhawani Singh, was commanding a battalion of the Parachute Regiment (10 PARA.SF). He ventured deep into the territory of the enemy and for four days made skillful and relentless raids on the strongly held enemy posts. His inspired leadership and personal courage led to the capture of large areas of the enemy territory and created panic and confusion among the enemy, forcing them to retreat leaving large number of prisoners and equipment. He was ..

Major Kuldip Singh Chandpuri a great warrior of Indian Army

    Major Kuldip Singh Chandpuri and his company showed extra-ordinary courage during the Battle of Loungewala. He was commanding the Company in Rajasthan Sector. In the early hours of the morning the enemy launched massive attack on this locality with infantry and tanks. But Major Chandpuri exhibited dynamic leadership and his resolve, exceptional courage and determination inspired his men who beat back the enemy. He inflicted heavy causality on the enemy and forced them to retreat. ..

Second Lieutenant Rakesh Singh A Knight Who Killed Five Fleeing Afgani Terrorists

   Second Lieutenant Rakesh Singh as Officiating Company Commander was assigned the task of cutting off the escape routes of eight fleeing Afghan Mujahideen. In order to complete the task assigned to him, Singh aggressively attacked the fleeing terrorists and single-handedly killed five of the retreating Afghan terrorists. In this operation he was wounded profusely and succumbed to the injuries. He was awarded Ashok Chakra for his determination, courage and valour.  ..

The Untold Story of Havildar BB Pun

   Havildar BB Pun’s was given the task of capturing the village Chandpur on the Eastern Front. His company came under heavy fire from enemy during the army operation but Havildar BB Pun showed extra-ordinary courage, he crawled the nullah and hurled the grenade on the enemy posts. He was awarded Mahavir Chara for his courage and conspicuous bravery. ..

Brigadier AV Natu, Who Held Up the Enemy for Four Continuous Days and Night

   Brigadier AV Natu was commanding an Infantry Brigade in the Poonch Sector (J&K). The enemy launched a massive attack on the Brigade on 3 December, 1971 with two Infantry Brigades supported by three artillery regiments. The enemy continued its attack on the Brigade for four days continuously. Brigadier Natu planned, organised and conducted the defences with great skill and professional competence. He showed the courage and valour to his unit and repulsed the enemy through his ..

Major Jaivir Singh: Wartime Hero of Chhamb

   Major Jaivir Singh was commanding a rifle company holding a battalion defended area. When the enemy managed to penetrate the defences, Major Jaivir Singh immediately led a counter-attack and pushed the enemy to the borders. Major Jaivir were awarded Mahavir Chakra for their exemplary courage, skills and leadership and imagination. ..

Lieutenant Colonel PK Khanna: The Wartime Heros of Chhamb

  Lieutenant Colonel PK Khanna was commanding a Battalion of the Sikh Regiment occupying a defended area in the Chhamb Sector (J&K). Lieutenant Colonel PK Khanna faced unprecedented attacked, during the battle of Chhamb, from the enemy but he fought the enemy vociferously.     ..

Major Anup Singh Gahlaut: A warrior who led by example

Major Anup Singh Gahlaut was given the task of establishing a roadblock deep inside enemy held territory in the Laksam Sector on the Eastern Front. He successfully led his company in the enemy lane and inflicted a heavy causality on them. Even during the heavy attack Major showed extra-ordinary courage and led a platoon and successfully pinned down the enemy company. Though he was surrounded by the enemy from different directions, he rallied his men and succeeded in breaking the enemy attack. Major ..

BSF Surgically Targeted Pakistan Posts Along International Border Says DG

  Border Security Forces that guards the India’s international border with Pakistan has surgically attacked on the Pakistani Posts in retaliation that has caused heavy causalities to Pakistan, mentioned the BSF Director General Rajnikant Mishra on Friday.  In response to the question whether BSF has conducted any study in the western sector near Jaisalmer and expressed concern about unexpected change in the demography in that area, Misra clearly mentioned that they have not ..

MYTHS ABOUT INDIA-PAKISTAN WAR OF 1947-48

   The first and the foremost myth about the war is that it started in the month of October 1947. But it was not so as the actual aggression from Pakistan began from September 1947 itself. The first raids began alongside the 500 miles Pakistan Border. This was done in order to divert and de-concentrate the state and national forces. The Second Myth is that the aggression was done by the tribals of Pakistan, but it was not so as the attackers were the regulars of the Pakistan army ..

Contribution of Meherchand Mahajan in integration of Jammu & Kashmir

  When we talk about unification of India, one name which is given credit for it is that of Sardar Patel, who certainly deserves this credit and prominence. However, there were a few people who also played a very important role in the integration of the princely states with India, especially those princely states which were controversial and difficult to integrate. Meherchand Mahajan was one such person, who played a very crucial role in the integration of Jammu & Kashmir with India. &nb..

Historical facts related to Accession

 Prior to partition in 1947, British rule over India consisted two different sets of geographical regions. One comprised of various provinces administered by the Viceroy of India (constituted 60% of the land area of the sub-continent referred to a..

The first victims of regular 22 Oct 1947 onslaught by Military & Tribals are still suffering after 7 decades

Although the tourbles on the borders of the then Princely State of J&K along Pakistan side had started in early September 1947 with the consent/ under the designs of the Governemnt of Pakistan but the final open attack was launched on J&K by Pak..

Jammu Kashmir – A Victim of faulty discourse ( Part-1)

There is a struggle going in the State of Jammu Kashmir between Nationalist forces and Separatists. The Political Background of Jammu and Kashmir – ( Part-1)  The history of Jammu Kashmir is ancient. According to the ancient sources it begins with Kashyap Rishi. Kashmir, perhaps, is the only region in India which has a systematically documented history. The Rajtarangini by Kalhan is a document of the same nature.  The history of Jammu is equally ancient. If one investigates, ..

Major Hoshiyar Singh - Conspicuous Gallantry, Indomitable Fighting Spirit And Leadership

He was a very good example of a person who leads from the front and as a result of his leadership abilities and his aggression, major Hoshiyar Singh was spotted by one of the senior officials of the Jat regimental centre and who persuaded him to join the Jat regiment in the indian army...