Three Forgotten Accessions: Gilgit, Hunza and Nagar

  title={Three Forgotten Accessions: Gilgit, Hunza and Nagar},
  author={Yaqoob Khan Bangash},
  journal={The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History},
  pages={117 - 143}
  • Yaqoob Khan Bangash
  • Published 16 February 2010
  • History
  • The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History
The August 1947 transfer of power in India brought to the fore questions regarding the future of the areas which had long been leased by the government of India from certain princely states. Focusing on the Gilgit Agency, parts of which were leased from the state of Jammu and Kashmir, this article traces the nature of the agency and the manner in which it ultimately became a de facto part of Pakistan while Kashmir acceded to India. Conflicting accounts exist as to who was actually responsible… 


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