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Check out “freedom of press” in India’s neighbourhood. Locals in #GILGIT #BALTISTAN have reported it was a #PakistanArmy officer who was involved in the killing of 3 children but the media refuses to expose it. Pak Army offcr in the video confirms the accident ws caused by a…… ImageImage
He wont be punished is a given!!! Imagine what wld hv happened if an Indian Army officer was caught in a hit-and-run case where 6 kids wr hit (3 killed, 3 injured)? Om Shanti! 🙏
More videos are emerging! Locals protest as a senior officer come to the rescue of the Major.
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The population of #SikhEmpire during the time of Ranjit Singh’s rule was estimated to be around 12 million people.
There were
8.4 million Muslims,
2.88 million Hindus and 722,000 Sikhs.
#Islam (70%)
#Hinduism (24%)
#Sikhism (6%)
Total Area in 1839 was
520,000 km2 (200,000 sq mi) Sikh Kingdom of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji
Capital was
#Gujranwala (1799–1802)
#Lahore LahoreFort(1802–1849)

Court language
Spoken #languages in #SikhKingdom #SikhEmpire

Punjabi (dynastic)Punjabi dialects (Saraiki, Hindko, Pahari-Pothwari),Kangri,Dogri,
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جشن مفنگ (اسکردو/گلگت-بلتستان, پاکستان)
بلتی گلگتی سب سےمقبول مگرایک گم گشتہ روایت
مفنگ/مےفنگ بلتستان کاصدیوں پراناایک خالصتاعلاقائی اور روایتی تہوار ھےجو ہر سال یخ بستہ موسم میں 21 دسمبرکو منایاجاتاھے۔
بلتی لوگ سال کی طویل ترین رات کےاختتام
پر تین روزہ تہوار مناتے ہیں۔ 
یہ تہوار قبل از اسلام کا تہوار ھے۔ موءرخین اس کے منائے جانے کے بارے میں کئی روایات بتاتے ہیں۔
پہلی یہ کہ موسم سرماکی طویل ترین رات کے اختتام کو منانا اور نئے سال کا استقبال کرنا ھے۔دسمبر دراصل تبتی جنتری کےحساب سے (لوسار) نئے سال کا پہلا دن ھے۔
یہ کہ مقامی لوگ اس تہوار کو کسی دیوتا کو خوش کرنے کی کوششوں کا حصّہ گردانتے ہیں۔
تیسری یہ کہ یہ تہوار ایک ظالم بادشاہ کی موت کا جشن منانے کے لیے منایا جاتا ھے۔
جبکہ چوتھی یہ ھے کہ اس تقریب سے مقامی لوگوں کو بدقسمتی سے بچنے میں مدد ملی۔
بعض مورخین اسے بودھ مذہب یا زرتشت پرستی کی
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22 August 2020 :
WMCC (Working Mechanism for Consultation & Coordination) 18th Meeting held on 20 August between #India & #China at Diplomatic Level
12 Points ;
1. No Substantial Outcome, other than some good & usual diplomatic Verses ie Frank, Indepth, Evaluated & Reviewed.
2. But, it's NOT Business as Usual, till Complete Disengagement & Restoration of Status Quo, as on 5th May 2020 in East #Ladakh : #Indian Perspective & Stand
3. #Chinese 'Back & Forth Diplomacy', 'Delaying Tactics' & 'Negotiation Tricks', unlikely to Succeed, this Time
4. 15th June 2020 & #Galwan has Emptied the Trust in #PLA & #China...
5. Alertness, Preparedness and Readiness of #India & #IndianArmedForces has been sharpened for Challenges & Winter ahead...
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2015 was a magical year. The magical month that year was May when we headed on our family #roadtrip from #Pindi to #Hunza

Retracing the journey we took on our #college #tour

#Gilgit #Baltistan #Tourism #Travel #Pakistan

@MaroofAliSyed @afiasalam… ImageImageImageImage
If you haven't done so as yet, once in your life you must take your children by road to Gilgit and Hunza one year. Skardu, Shigar and Khaplu the next year and Chitral in the third year.
Not this year, though. This year, stay put and stay safe.
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Paying tribute “Little Napoleon of India” Great General Zorawar Singh on his Birthday. ONE OF THE GREATEST DOGRA COMMANDER AND WARRIOR
#DograWarrior #VeerZorawar Image
Zorawar Singh Kahluria (1786-1841) was a #Rajput general of the Sikh Empire in the Indian subcontinent. He was subordinate to the Dogra ruler Gulab Singh, who was a vassal of the Sikh emperor Ranjit Singh.
#Dograwarrior #veerzorawar
His legacy of conquests in the Himalaya Mountains including Ladakh, Tibet, Baltistan and Iskardu as General and Wazir, he has been referred to as the "Napoleon of India",and "Conqueror of Ladakh".
#ValiantDogras #DograWarrior #VeerZorawar
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#AJK #GilgitBaltistan #Kashmir

Story of 90 Years imprisonment
Name: Iftikhar Husain Karbalai
For the people who wave their flag:

You don't want to look that does not mean we are in heaven.
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