Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah played a pivotal role in advocating for a UN-supervised referendum to determine the fate of Jammu and Kashmir. Despite historical commitments by leaders like Nehru for a plebiscite, the BJP's disregard for this commitment persists.
The Dispute and its Challenges
The Jammu and Kashmir dispute coincides with the anniversary of the Independence Day celebrations of Pakistan and India, the two neighbors, whose fireworks refuse to drown out the anguish and sufferings of the Kashmiris in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), cry for freedom for these Kashmiris is a stark reminder of the helplessness of the United Nations (UN), which had promised them a plebiscite and has not materialized even after more than seven decades. Innumerable people, ranging from writers, researchers, politicians, and leaders to diplomats, have penned their thou...