Month: September 2013

Kundan Lal Saigal (1904-1947), the great Kashmiri Singer and the first superstar of the Hindi film industry

Play Jab Dil Hi Toot Gaya  (Based on excerpts from an article by  Har Mandir Singh ‘Hamraaz’ & Harish Raghuwanshi  and writeup from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) Kundan Lal Saigal was born on 11th April 1904 at Nawa Shahar in Jammu State.  His father Amar Chand Sehgal was a Tehsildar in the court of the then state …

Q&A: Kashmir Dispute

Why is Kashmir disputed? The territory of Kashmir was hotly contested even before India and Pakistan won their independence from Britain in August 1947. Under the partition plan provided by the Indian Independence Act of 1947, Kashmir was free to accede to India or Pakistan. The Maharaja, Hari Singh, wanted to stay independent but eventually …

Background to the Kashmir conflict: challenges and Opportunities By: Kashmir Initiative Group

Background to the Kashmir conflict: challenges and opportunities Introduction Efforts to peacefully resolve the long-standing dispute between India and Pakistan over Kashmir have so far been unsuccessful. The dispute resulted in an armed rebellion in Kashmir in 1989, and tens of thousands of lives have been affected by this protracted conflict. Tensions over the region …

Main Neeva Mera Murshad Ucha — Written By: Mian Muhammad Bakhash Sung By: Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

| Peer-e-kaamil gham gusar-e-do jahaN | Peer-e-kamil raazdar-e-kun fikaN Main neevaN mera murshad ucha, uchheaN de sang laai Sadqe jaavaN ehna ucheyaN toh, jinhaN neeveyaN naal nibhai | Je yaar farid jay karam kare | AibaN walariaN de mathe laalariaN Sadqe jaavaN ehna ucheyaN toh, jinhaN neeveyaN naal nibhai | Main mandari haan te kih …

Introduction

About Kasmirica is a socio-poitical organization working for the representation of Kashmir. Mission Solution through representation, for a better and prosperous Kashmir. Description We are a socio-political organization aimed to represent Kashmir at National and International level through collection of stuff like History, Culture, Literature and Politics, as We believe that Kashmir can attain more …