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Manmohan pitches for equitable sharing of power and development among 3 J&K regions

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Former today pitched for equitable sharing of power and development among all three regions of and to find a lasting solution to the state's problem.

Singh was speaking at the launch of a book, and (1949-1967)', at the and Library (NMML) here.

The first copy of the book was presented by former T S Thakur to Singh.

(The problems of) and is a complex subject...There cannot be a lasting solution to the problem of and unless the equitable sharing of power and developments of all the three regions of the state -- Kashmir, Ladakh and --is attended to, the senior said.

Stating that there was a lot of unfinished agenda and lot of for thought, Singh said he hoped that other scholars would follow the footstep of this book in dealing with the role of Jawaharlal Nehru, Sheikh and other leaders in influencing the course of events in the state.

He said the book was an important book on an important subject and deals with the history of and from 1949 to 1967.

He said it also history of important role played by Karan Singh, the son of the last ruler of the erstwhile princely state of and Maharaja Hari Singh, in shaping the events and history of and in its multi-facet aspect.

Dr played a remarkable role in shaping the course of events of and which is well known to all those who have been dealing or aware of the happenings in the state, he said.

Today is Karan Singh's birthday.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 23:10 IST