In Pursuit of Forced Assimilation: Sectarian and Ethnic Marginalisation in Gilgit-Baltistan

  title={In Pursuit of Forced Assimilation: Sectarian and Ethnic Marginalisation in Gilgit-Baltistan},
  author={Alok Bansal},
  journal={India Quarterly},
  pages={56 - 80}
  • A. Bansal
  • Published 1 April 2007
  • Political Science, Economics
  • India Quarterly
T h e population of ’Northern Areas’ of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir has been restive for past two decades and has often resorted to violence to air their grievances. Since the eighties the alienation of the population with the Pakistani authorities has been growing and has had a strong sectarian undertone. The region was annexed by Pakistan during the tumultuous era of 1947-48, after the then princely state of Jammu and Kashmir had acceded to India. Gilgit-Baltistan, as this region is often… 

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