Hari Singh, Ex Monarch, Celebrated In Jammu And Kashmir On Republic Day


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Enacting the Maharaja driving a horse, there have been slogans of ‘Maharaja Hari Singh ki jai’.


Maharaja Hari Singh, the final Dogra autocrat, was celebrated on the Republic Day operate in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district, capping a primary.

Enacting the Maharaja driving a horse, there have been slogans of Maharaja Hari Singh ki jai (Lengthy Reside Maharaja Hari Singh). That is the primary time the monarch was celebrated through the Republic Day operate.

Final yr, J&Okay union territory administration declared Maharaja’s birthday as public vacation – it was for the primary time, a pre-Independence monarch was celebrated in free India.

Earlier than Independence, there have been 562 Princely states who acceded and built-in with India in 1947. J&Okay is the primary place the place a former monarch is formally celebrated.

Public vacation on Maharaja’s birthday was a significant demand of the BJP in Jammu.

When the British formally left on August 15, 1947, Maharaja Hari Singh wished J&Okay to stay an impartial state and likewise had a standstill settlement with each India and Pakistan.

However within the face of an invasion by tribal militias backed by Pakistan, Maharaja fled Kashmir and signed an Instrument of Accession with India on October 26 to get help of its military in opposition to invaders.

Satirically, whereas a monarch is now formally celebrated, the general public vacation on the birthday of first democratically elected chief of Jammu and Kashmir, Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, has been dropped from public vacation listing after J&Okay was stripped of its statehood and particular standing in 2019.

Sheikh had rejected the two-nation concept and selected a secular India over Islamic Pakistan.

It is underneath Sheikh Abdullah’s management that Kashmiri Muslim, each women and men, rose in opposition to Pakistani raiders and resisted their try and seize Kashmir until the time Indian Military landed in Srinagar on October 27, 1947.

“Hamla Awar Khabardar hum Kashmiri hain tayaar (Remember Aggressor, we Kashmiris are able to struggle)” turned a warfare cry. The vigilante teams fashioned throughout Kashmir dented Pakistan’s hopes.

Contributions and sacrifices made by Kashmiri individuals, like, Maqbool Shirwani, who foiled a Pakistani plan to seize Kashmir, are being commemorated by the Military yearly.

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