#SankalpDiwas #Facts Total area of erstwhile Jammu Kashmir was 2,22,236 sq Km. Today we have only 1,01,000 sq Km area. Rest is under illegal occupation of Pakistan and China, known as Pakistan Occupied Jammu Kashmir (POJK), Pakistan Occupied Territory of Ladakh (POTL) & COTL.
#POJK Pakistan Occupied Jammu Kashmir comprises of Mirpur-Muzzafarbad from Jammu Kashmir region. Total area of POJK is 13,297 sqkm.

#POTL (Pakistan Occupied Territory of Ladakh) comprises of Gilgit and Baltistan. Total area of POTL is around 64817 sq km. #SankalpDiwas
Gilgit Baltistan is ethnically inhabited by people speaking- Dardic Languages of Indo-Aryan, Shina , Kohistani, Domaaki, Wakhi (spoken in parts of Afghanistan, Xinjiang & Tajikistan), Khowar (spoken in Chitral),Burushaski are spoken in POTL and Balti spoken in Baltistan region.
China Occupied territory of Ladakh (COTL) comprises of Aksai Chin and Shaksgam Valley. Total Area is 37,555 Sq km. In addition to this, about 5,180 Sq. Km of Ladakh was provisionally ceded (Shakasgam Valley) to China by Pakistan under the March 1963 Sino-Pak Boundary agreement.
Another village lying in Tibetan territory as an isolated unit, which belonged to India was “Mansar Village” located 70 Km North of Mansarovar, which paid land revenue to India. Its settlement statistics and population formed part of Indian Census till 1941. #SankalpDiwas
According to the lease signed between the Govt of British India and Maharaja of JK, at Jammu, on Mar26, 1935, the administration of the entire Gilgit territory i.e Gilgit Wazarat, north of the Indus & all Political Districts including Bunji will form the Gilgit Frontier Province.

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