In the backdrop of celebrating the reorganization of the state of Jammu and Kashmir the article highlights the foiled operation Gibraltar were Kashmiri people stood against some Pakistani intruders. The article also highlights the incident of 1955 were former USSR’s first secretary along with Nehru visited Kashmir to watch Dina Nath Nadim’s opera, and after that USSR recognized Jammu and Kashmir as an integral part of India. The article also highlights the role played by Shamim Ahmed and his newspaper Aaina during the 1971 war. Lastly the article suggest that if Kashmir has to be integrated completely to mainstream India then it requires a new generation of leaders, restoration of statehood and conduction of free and fair elections at the earliest as an essential step towards achieving this aim. This news is related to the topic, Government Policies of GS 2 and Internal security of GS 3.
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