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A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir

The history of the Kashmir issue can be traced to a stomach ache that wasn’t. 

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India
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 The story of how Jammu and Kashmir came to be part of the Indian dominion. (Illustrations: Susnata Paul)

(In light of the Modi government’s move to abrogate Article 370 of the Constitution, we are reposting this article from The Quint’s archives about how Kashmir acceded to India in 1947. Originally published on 27 October 2016.)

A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir
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A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir
A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir
A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir
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A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir
A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir
A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir
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A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir
A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir
A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir
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A Stomach Ache Led to a Turbulent Accession of Jammu & Kashmir

Illustrations: Susnata Paul

Text: Aviral Virk

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