Kashmir is one of the most beautiful valleys of South Asia. But at the same time, it is also one of the most disputed areas of world since a very long time. Kashmir issue is between Pakistan and India since the time when the separation of both countries was declared by British government.
In the south of subcontinent the beautiful valley of Kashmir is located with the terrible and the most deadly beast in human form being the most cruel on the peaceful humanity living over there. The disputed and non-disputed area of Kashmir totals a huge sum of 39,102 square miles.
This mass coverage by this beautiful valley and its belonging areas is divided into two parts the independent Kashmir and the disputed Kashmir. Disputed Kashmir comprises of 39102 square miles, which is in under the hold of Indian government and their military forces. The capital city of this disputed area is Siri Nagar.
And the remaining 25,000 miles are of independent Kashmir and the capital of this area is Muzafar Abad, which is stabilized and operated under the concentrated observations of Pakistani government. The total population of Kashmir is one crore out of which 25 Lac Kashmiri people lives in independent Kashmir and the remaining are strangled in Disputed Kashmir and are fighting for their independence.
In 1846, British government sold the valley to a Dogra raja Ghulab Singh for 75 Lac rupees. The 80 % population of Kashmir comprises of Muslims, to rule over this hudge amount the raja used the extreme of his power. At the time of separation, on 26 October 1947, the raja Hari Singh announced the merger of Kashmir in India, which was against the will of Muslims.
The merger caused a war between the two neighbor countries.
Kashmir issue is one of the major reasons for the dispute between Pakistan and India. to stop the war between Pakistan and India UNO had to interfere in 1949. On the basis of resolutions passed between Pakistan and India, UNO asked both countries to invade armies from Kashmir and to do a fair poll.
Primarily the Indian prime minister agreed for poll but later on, he denied to do so. As a result of war Pakistan was able to invade some area from India, where an independent government was established. Still both countries are trying to resolve the Kashmir issue in peaceful manner.