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Headlines over Kashmir issue from 1971 to 1982
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In 1971

January 8. Kashmir leaders Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah, Mirza Afzal Beg (Plebiscite Front leader) and G.M. Shah (Sheikh Abdullah's son-in- law) were served with externment order from Kashmir.
January 18. Jammu and Kashmir Police smashed a Pakistani Spy ring which had planned to assassinate the Chief Minister, G.M. Sadiq and his Cabinet colleagues, and 22 leaders of the ring were arrested. This was disclosed by Inspector General of Police, Jammu and Kashmir State.
January 29. India would not discuss in UN or with any other country, matters relating to the internal situation in Jammu and Kashmir or any action the Government of India took in the matter, declared by Govt. of India.
February 7. India rejected a Pakistan protest over the extension of central labour laws to the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
February 11. State Peoples Party was formed in Kashmir to strive for a, just democratic rule.
May 7. President promulgated maintenance of internal security ordinance throughout the country except in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
September 6. Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi commissioned 24MW hydel power station at Chenani in Jammu and Kashmir.
December 3. President V.V. Giri proclaimed a national Emergency following Pakistani aggression through sudden air attacks on nine Indian airfields in the Western sector. The airfield were, Srinagar, Pathankot, Amritsar, Ambala, Agra, Jodhpur, Faridkot, Avantipur (Kashmir Valley) and Attarlai (Rajasthan) besides the Sadik area near Ferozepore.
December 12. Syed Mir Qusim sworn in as the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir following the death of G.M. Sadin

In 1972

January 26. G.M. Sadiq (posthumous) Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir is awarded Padma Vibbushan.
March 18. Five member Jammu and Kashmir Congress Ministry headed by Syed Mir Qasim sworn in at Jammu.
May 1. 26 persons killed when a bus carrying 42 Personnels of the Jammu and Kashmir armed police fell into a khud near Peda, 190 km. from Srinagar.
May 5. Pakistani troops, in battalion strength, attacked on Indian Position in Kaiyan area, 16 km. Southest of Tithwal in Kashmir.
May 6. Cease fire ordered jointly by the Indian and Pakistan Army Headquarters in the Kaiyan area of Tithwal in Jammu and Kashmir.
May 11. Jammu and Kashmir Government lifted the ban on the entry into the state of Mirza Afzal Beg and G. Shah, President and General Secretary, respectively of the outlawed plebiscite front.
June 5. Jammu and Kashmir Govenment lifted the restriction on Sheikh Abdullah's entry into the State.
July 1. Three day conference of State Irrigation and Power Ministers concluded in Srinagar.
July 2. Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi and President Z.A. Bhutto of Pakistan signed the Simla Agreement. Both India and Pakistan agreed to settle their problems through bilateral negotiations and to abjure the use of force.
July 3. President Z.A. Bhutto given a warm send off from Simla as he left for Islamabad after signing the historic Indo-Pakistan agreement. Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi, headed the group which saw him off at the Annandale helipad airport.
July 15. Bakshi Ghulam Mohammed, former Prime Minister of Kashmir died at Srinagar.
August 4. Simla Agreement signed between India and Pakistan signed on July 2.
August 10. Representative of Army Chiefs of India and Pakistan in a meeting at Suchelgarh (Jammu) reached and agreed on the procedure for the delineation of the line of control in Jammu and Kashmir as it resulted from the cease fire of Dec. 17, 1971.
August 27. Indo-Pakistan talks to assess the prospects of implementing the Simla agreement began in New Delhi. P.N. Haksar led the India team and Aziz Ahmed led the Pakistani team.
August 29. Indo-Pak official level talks ended in New Delhi, both sides agreed to complete the work of delineation of the line of control in Jammu and Kashmir by 4 September and withdraw troops to the international border by 15 September.
October 9. India charged Pakistan with adopting delaying tactics leading to the deadlock in the delination of the line of control in Jammu and Kashmir.
November 24. India accepted Pakistan's offer of a meeting between the Chiefs of the Army Staff of the two countries to resolve the deadlock over the delinecation of the line of control in Jammu and Kashmir .
November 28. Talks between the two Army Chiefs Gen. S.H.F.J. Manekshaw of India and Gen. Tikka Khan of Pakistan on the implementation of the Simla agreement failed because of Pakistan's refusal to concede that its border with Jammu was an international frontier.
December 7. Defferences between India and Pakistan over Thako Chak resolved.
December 11. Senior military commanders of India and Pakistan met at Suchetgarh to sign and exchange maps delineating the 800-km line of control in Jammu and Kashmir extending from the Chhamb sector to Paratbur sector.
December 17. India and Pakistani troops withdrew to their respective side of the newly delineated line of control in Jammu and Kashmir, except in a few snowbound positions in the northern region.

In 1973
January 12. Outlawed Jammu and Kashmir plebiscite fornt became a lawful body.
February 19. 179 sick POWS handed over to Pakistan at the Wagah border by India.
February 24. Prime Minister Mrs Indira Gandhi reiterated India's determination to preserve with the methods of peace and the path of bilateralism outlined in the Simla Agreement even if the resnonse from Pakistan is not encouraging.
August 20. Central Irrigation and Power Minister, Dr. K.L. Rao, stated in Lok Sabba that standing crops worth Rs. 3 crores had been damaged and 238 persons killed by floods and house collapse in Punjab, Jaromu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh. Assam and Uttar Pradesh.
September 2. Two day Conference of the plebiscite Front in Srinagar supported Sheikh Abdullah's new role in the national politics, saying that it was proof of his dedication to noble causes.
September 5. L.K. Jha, Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, elected Chairman of the UN panel on the political and other ramification of multinational corporation in foreign countries.
November 10. Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah said Kashmir's accession to India is final and Pakistan Prime Minister Bhutto's utterances on Kashmir cannot change the status of Jammu and Kashmir.
In 1974
May 14. President V.V.Giri issued an order extending by another five years, up to 14 May, 1979, certain special constitutional priviliges enjoyed by Jammu and Kashmir.
July 5. Mirza Afaal Beg while delivering his Presidential addres at the annual convocation of the Jammu and Kashmir Plebiscite Front in Srinagar declared his determinntion to pursue the path of negotiation with the Government of India to settle the Kashmir Question.

In 1975
February 22. Jammu and Kashmir Congress Legislature Party unanimously endorsed the accord between the Centre and Sheikh Abdullah on the future set up of the state; Chief Minister Syed Mir Oasim submitted resignation of his Ministry.
February 24. Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi announeed in Parliament main features of the agreement between the Government and Sheikh Abdullah, on Kashmir formulated within the frame work of the Indian Constititution. but which emoowered the mattered the matters in the concurrent list.
February 25. A new Jammu and Kashmir Cabinet headed by Sheikh Abdullah sworn in at Jammu.
March 13. Parliament approved Kashmir accord between the Centre and Sheikh Abdullah.
April 24. Four member Ministry of Jammu and Kashmir was expaned with induction of all more ministers of state. Six of the new Ministers belong to Congress, three to Plebiscite Front and two independents. Governor L.K. Jha administered oath office.
June 9. Pronosal of the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Sheikh Abdullah to revive the National Conference and project it as the main party was virtually rejected by the working Committee of Pradesh Congress Committee in Srinagar.
July 5. Delegates session of Jammu and Kashmir Plebiscite Front unanimously decided to dissolve Front and revive National Conference as suggested by Chief Minister Sheikh Abdullah.
October 19. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Sheikh Abdullah, joined National Conference which had been revived following the decision to wind up the Plebiscite Front (headed by Mirza Afzal Beg) in view of the accord between the Centre and Sheikh Abdullah.

In 1976
July 19. Union Government set up two high power committees, one headed by L.K. Jha Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, to review the present structure of indirect taxation and suggest improvements and the other headed by the former Union Minister Manubhai Shah to go into the working of the public sector banks.

In 1977
March 27. Governor's rule in Jammu and Kashmir imposed and State assembly disolved. Sheikh Mohd. Abdullah resigned.
May 23. Sheikh Abdullah, Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir told a election rally in Srinagar that we shall not hesitate to secede from India if we are not assured a place of honour and dignity in terms of safe guards provided for the people of State under Article 370 of the Constitution.
June 30. Polling began in Jammu and Kashmir.
July 4. National Conference led by Sbeikh Abdullah got absolute majority in elections to the 76 member Jammu and Kashmir Assembly securring 47 seats.
July 9. Jn Kashmir, the new Ministry headed by Sheikh Abdullah sworn in, ending the President's rule.

In 1978
February 6. External Affairs Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee arrived in Islamabad. He had an hour long meeting with the Pakistani Chief Martial Law Administrator, General Zia-ul- Haq. After the meeting General Haq said that there is a limitless scope for co-operation and friendship between India and Pakistan, provided the Kashmir issue is solved and greater trust developed between the two countries. General Haq described the talks as very friendly. Speaking at a banquet given by Agha Shahi Foreign Affairs Adviser to Chief Martial Law Administrator, Mr. Vajpayee said that India and Pakistan could realise their full potential for progress only by marching side by side and seeking ways to meaningful and beneficial co-operation. On 7th February, Mr. Vajpayee, addressing a press conference shortly before he left for Lahore, said that the question of Kashmir could be discussed by the two countries in accordance with the Simla agreement with a view to solving the problem only after the process of normalisation of relations between the two countries was complete. Mr. Vajpayee came back to New Delhi on 8th February. Talking to newsmen on his return from Pakistan, Mr. Vajpayee said that a better climate of understanding has been created between the two countries following his visit to Pakistan. He said his talks included trade, agriculture, culture and sports. He further said that officers of India and Pakistan would soon meet to consider ways of ensuring greater mutual benefit from trade between the two countries.
February 14. Officially announced that the President has appointed Justice Mian Jalal-Ud-Din to be the Chief Justice of the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir.
February 26. A two member World Bank team headed by J.B.O. Loughlim approved setting up of a Rs. 23.07 crores integrated horticulture development project for Jammu and Kashmir. The State had sought the Bank's financial assistance.
April 16. A soft term loan for financing an ambitious Rs. 20 crores, programmes for manufacture of fruit products (Juice and Jams) in Jammu and Kashmir had been agreed to by the World Bank. Two major factories at Baramulla and Sopore are being set up.
May 3. The Rural Electrification Corporation sanctioned loan assistance of Rs. 10 crores for 30 projects in 13 states. The States are Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajas- than, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
September 25. Deputy Chief Minister of Kashmir, Mirza Afzal Beg submitted his resignation in response to a request from Chief Minister Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah. On 29th September Mirza Afzal Beg was expelled from the National Conference Party.
September 27. Raja Ramchand, erstwhile ruler of the Chenani principal in Jammu region, died. He was a cousin of the late Maharaja Hari Singh of Jammu and Kashmir.

In 1979
February 11. External Affairs Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee left for Peking on an official visit. On February 14, Mr. A.B. Vajpayee, at meeting with China's Vice-Premier Deng Xiaoping made it clear that India will resent any outside interference in the Kashmir question and that she is committed to solve this issue in discussions with Pakistan under the Simla agreement. He also explained India's relation with any country is not directed against any third country but India will be concerned if its bilateral relations with any country should conflict with its relations or stability in South Asia. On February 15, during his talks with Mr. A.B. Vajpayee at Peking, the China's Communist Party Chairman, Premier Hua Guofeng affirmed that China is in improving relations with India and confident that all outstanding questions will be solved by friendly negotiations and with sincerity, good will and preservance.
March 6. Nine people were killed and seven injured when an avalanche swept across the border village of Neeru in Kashmir.
April 1. The Jhelum Express running between Delhi and Jammu Tawi was extended to run between Jammu Tawi and Pune.
April 4. Three persons were killed and seven seriously injured in police firing in different parts of the Kashmir valley while protesting against the execution of Z.A. Bhutto.
May 30. The Jammu and Kashmir Government announced appointment of a three member commission of inquiry headed by the forrner Chief Justice of India, Justice S.M. Sikri, to look into the question of regional imbalances between and within the three regions of the State. The other two members of the commission are Dr. Malcolm S. Adiseshiah and Dr. A.R. Kidwai.
May 4. An two member BSF expedition successfully scaled the Harmukh Peak in the Kashmir Himalayas. The team was led by deputy commandant J.K. Sharma.
May 21. The four day police agitation in Jammu and Kashmir was with drawn, following an assurance by the Government that the demands of the constabulary would be given a sympathetic consideration.
July 7. India and Australia signed a memorandum on an Indo-Australian apple grading and storage project at Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir. The total commitments of the Governments of India and Australia for this project will be Rs. 30 lakhs respectively, spread over a period of two years.
September 26. Amidst noisy scenes and a walkout the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly passed the Anti-Defection Bill which will deprive the legislator of the membership if he defects.
September 28. Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Defection Bill passed by both the Houses of the Legislature, became law after having received the assent of the Governor and published in the Gazette.
December 13. Dr. Farooq Abdullah, a nominee of the National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir, became the first member of the seventh Lok Sabha, having been returned unopposed.
December 23. A.M. Tariq, a former Chairman of the Indian Motion Pictures Export Corporation, died. He was 57. Mr. Tariq served the G.M. Sadiq Ministery in Jammu and Kashmir from 1964 to 1966 as minister for tourism and information. Later, he was member of the Rajya Sabha.

In 1980

January 27. K.S. Bajpai, Indian Ambassador to Pakistan, walked out of the Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers after lodging verbal protest with Pakistan Foreign office against the reference to Kashmir in the inaugural speech of General Zia-ul-Huq, who was reported to have remarked that "the people of Palestine and Kashmir are yearing for the restorartion of their rights".
February 2. Sonam Narboo, Works and Power Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, died. A distinguished engineer, Mr. Narboo was 71. He had served as a Chief Engineer in Jammu and Kashmir as well as the Border Roads Organization. He was India's Ambassador to Mongolia for about four years before he joined Sheikh Abdullah's Cabinet in 1975. For his feats in engineering, which included construction of Leh airfield at one of the highest airfields in the world, Mr. Narboo was awarded Padma Shri.
February 29. Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assmebly adopted resolution ratifying the Constitution (45th Amendment) Bill which provides for extention of the period of reservation of states for Harijans and backward classes in Parliament and the State Legislature for another ten years.
March 28. Union Ministry of Home Affairs constituted a Committee for the Economic Development of Jammu and Kashmir. The Committee will review the progress of schemes of economic develonment of state.
July 6. Satya Bhushan, J&K. State's Education Commissioner, was appointed Vice-Channellor of Jammu University. He took over on July 10.
July 11. P.Namgyal, an independent baciced by Congress-I won the Lok Sabha seat from Ladakh defeating his nearest National Conference rival Kachu Habibullah by 570 votes.
July 15. Pakistan's Foreign Minister, Agha Shahi arrived in Jndia on a three day visit. delivered to Indira Gandhi a personal message from President Zia-ul-Haq and mentioned the strong feeling and desire in Pakistan to establish friendly relations with India. Indira Gandhi informed Agha Shahi that Pakistan's acquiring sophisticated arms from different countries did not reflet spirit of Simla agreement.
July 16. The two day talks between India and Pakistan came to the conclusion that Pakistan is not doing its bit in giving a push to the powers of normalisation of relations between the two countries. The Indians were upset by the speech delivered by Agah Shahi at the dinner given in his honour by Indian Foreign Minister, Narsimha Rao. The paragraph which Indian Government objected to, included reference to Pakistan's stand demanding just and amicable settlement of Jammu and Kashmir, his demand for determinatioin of a ratio of armed forces by the two countries and the suggestion that acquistion of sophisticated weapons by India was causing genuine apprehension among all neighbours of India.
October 1. The Pakistan President, General Zia-ul-Huq, in his speech at the UN General Assembly said that the process of normalisation of relations between India and Pakistan could be further accelearted with a peaceful settlement of the question of Jammu and Kashmir.
October 6. India's permanent representative to the United Nations reaffirmed that Jammu and Kashmir "is an integral part of India". He asserted in the General Assembly that Pakistan's action in repeatedly raising it in UN and other forums constituted an attack on the territorial integrity of India.
October 9. The hundred year old Dogra Palace, housing both Houses of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislature and Public Service Commissions office at Srinagar, was destroyed completely in a big fire.
October 16. Acting President of Islami Jamaite-e-Tulba, Dr. Ayub Thakore who was evading arrest, was arrested after a raid on a hotel in Srinagar. Six others was also taken into custody for interrogation.
October 25. The Acting Chief of Jamaite-e-Tulba, Dr. Ayub Thakore. who was released from detention on October 24, was arrested under the Public Safety Act.
November 30. The former Speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Malik Moiuddin, joined the Congress-I.
December 28. Srinagar, Jammu and Udbampur were connected by Subscriber Trunk Dialling (STD) To Simla and several lowns of Punjab.

In 1981

January 17. B.K. Nehru was appointed Governor of Jammu and Kashmir to succeed L.K. Jha. Said the communique Issued by Rashtrapati Bhawan.Sheika Tajarnul Islam, President of the Islami Jamiat-i-Tulaba, militant youth wing of the Jammu and Kashmir State Jamiat-i-lslami, has been released on parole. He was arrested in August last on the eve of proposed Interational Conference of Islamic youth and Students.
January 19. Air Commodore, B.C. Sikand, has been promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal and appointed Air Officer Commanding, Jammu and Kashmir.
January 23. The Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah, named his son. Dr. Farooq Abdullah. M.P., as his successor as President of the ruling National Conference.
March 13. The Deputy Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Ved Prakash, died. he was 45.
March 26. In Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah (45) Member of Parliament, was declared elected unopposed as the new President of the ruling National Conference Party succeeding his father shiekh Mohammed Abdullah, Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.
April 24. The meeting attended by 16 of 20 members was presided over by the Home Minister, Zail Singh, Sheikh Abdullah, Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, who is a member of the Committee, did not attend.
August 21. Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, Chief Minister Jammu and Kashmir, handed over the Presidentship of the ruling National Conference to his son. Dr. Farooq Abdullah, who is also a member of the Lok Sabha.
November 13. The Jammu and Kashmir High Court held the anti defection law enacted by the State Legislature as valid. In terms of the anti defection law, any member of the house from a party on whose ticket he was elected to the house and joined another ceases to be a member who resignes from that day. On 17th November the Supreme Court stayed the operation of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court's order upholding the constitutional validity of the State's anti defection law.

In 1982
March 1. Ghulam Ahmed Shunthoo, MLA (National Conference, Jammu and Kashmir), died after having a massive heart attack.
June 11. MirzaMohammad Afzal Beg, former Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Vice President of the ruling National Conference till 1978 when he was ousted by the Chief Minister Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah, died.
June 22. India and Pakistan have amicably sorted out an outstanding issue concerning the total irrigated agricultural area in Jammu and Kashmir that should be provided water from the western rivers of the Indus, the Jhelum and the Chenab under the Indus treaty of 1960. The issue in dispute for the last 22 years was settled to the satisfaction of both sides at the meeting of the joint Indus Treaty Commission held recently. However, official sources denied that the settlement of the dispute implied any fresh agreement between the two countries.
August 10. Gopi Krishen Handoo, security aide to Jawahir Lal Nehru, died in Jammu and Kashmir, after a prolonged illness. He was 77.
August 17. Pro Pakistan Posters were seen in Sopore area.
August 19. Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Sheikh Abdullah, attributed resignation of the Works Minister, G.M. Shah, to a "clash of temperament". This was his first public pronouncement on the issue following the acceptance of Shah's resignation.
August 23. Dr. Farooq Abdullah, eldest son of Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Sheikh Abdullah and President of the ruling National Conference, was sworn in as Cabinet Minister for Health.
August 28. Struggle for power in family of Sheikh Abdullah.
September 8. Report on G.M. Shah is denied in a statement on behalf of Dr. Farooq Abduliah. Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah (77), veteran leader and one of the oldest freedom fighters,Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, died after having put up a brave fight for more than two months. Sheikh Abdullah was popularly known as "Sher-e-Kashmir". For over five decades, the Sheikh dominated the political scene in the State. Though he was removed from office in August 1953, he continued to cast a long shadow on political events in the State. He was brought back to the helm of affairs following Kashmir accord in 1977. Two day State mourning was declared. Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Health Minister and the eldest son of late Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah was sworn in as the acting Chief Minister. Meanwhile Union Government ordered a two day period of National mourning as a mark of respect to Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah. All Central Government offices throughout the country remained closed for one day. Sheikh's body was laid to rest at Hazrat Bal on 10th September.
September 11. Dr. Farooq Abdullah meets Prime Minister Mrs. Indira Gandhi in Srinagar and apprised Political Situation in the State. Dr. Farooq Abdullah, eldest son of late Sheikh Abdullah (Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir), was unanimously elected leader of the ruling National Conference Legislature Party.
September 14. The new Council of Ministers, Jammu and Kashmir, headed by Dr. Farooq Abdullah, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor B.K. Nehru at Srinagar. The II member team has seven Cabinet Ministers and four Ministers of State
September 25. Dr. Farooq Abdullah C.M. and President of National Conference that the Special status of the state would be mountained.
September 27. Jammu and Kashmir Unit of BJP has given a call for observing a Jammu Bandh on Oct 4 in support of Demand for the withdrawal of resettement Bill.
October 1. NC. and Congress-I alliance likely for the forth Comming elections in the region.
October 4. Jammil and Kashmir Assembly passed the the controversial Resettlement Bill with an overwhelming majority after a debate lasting over four and a half hours. Prime Minister Indira Gandhi announced in both Houses of Parliament that Jammu and Kashmir Resettlement Bill, passed by the State Assembly, will be referred by the President to the Supreme Court for its opinion. This obviously was the understanding arrived at between the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Dr. Abdullah, when the later visited Delhi last week, a way out of a politically complicated situation.
November 3. Dr. Farooq Abdullah expressed concern and alarm over Growing activities of BJP and RSS in Jammu region.
November 4. Group of 30 Cong. I men attacked Mr. Sadiq Ali N.C. MLA.
- BJP General Secretary Sikander Bakht asked Kashmir C.M. Dr. Abdullah to confine him self in state Affairs only instead of meddling in a National Affairs.
November 5. BJP to go ahead with Jammu Bandb Plan against resettlement Bill.
November 7. 2000 Jammu BJP men to court arrest on 8th Nov, 1982.
- Stringent bandh eve security in Jammu.
November 8. Teargassing Violence marked Jammu bandh. About 300 BJP workers and Legiseators court arrest, 100 people hurt in clash witih police.
November 17. Jammu and Kashmir steps against successionists likely, stated by Farooq Abdullah Chief Minister after a meeting with P.M. in New Delhi.
November 24. Jammu and Kashmir Ordinance on declaration of assets likely. High level committee is formed to scruitnise the statements.
November 27. Ban on Parties and communal organisations assailed in a statement of Mahazi Azadi's President S. Mahammad Khan.
November 28. RSS Chief Balasaheb Deoras declared that any ban on RSS in the state would be an attack on Hindus of the state.
November 29. Dr. Farooq Abdullah hints at Poll pact with Cong-I.
December 5. Gulam Mohiudin Shah nephew of G.M. Shah is removed from the post of General secretary of N.C. by party President Farooq Abdullah in a Major reshaffle.
December 19. Dr. Abdullah begins tour of trouble torn kistwar.
December 20. Rally by Kashmiris in Europe.
December 21. Jammu and Kashmir front in London sore at Zia's move to settle Kashmir issue.
December 22. National conference Congress I again in a duel.

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