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These happenings known as "88 NA SHAURASH" (Riots of 1988 Bikram or 1931 Christian Era) are still in the memory of not only the survivors of that time but also of their subsequent generations, and the refugees of 1947, scattered throughout India and awaiting Rehabilitation. by Administrator
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In other few cases, though buildings were not damaged, yet the sacred idols and holy books, including the Guru Granth Sahib, were badly damaged burnt and desecrated. by Administrator
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Religious places of worship, of Hindus and Sikhs, that is. temples and Gurudwaras, all met with the same fate. Many were completely damaged and desecrated. by Administrator
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Innocents were mercilessly killed and many were converted to Islam forcibly. by Administrator
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Among the Hindu refugees from Mirpur, the year 1931 is singed in the popular memory as "Atthassi na Shaurash" by Administrator
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It also wrecked havoc in far flung Rajouri, Kotli and Mirpur by Administrator
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The black day of July 13, 1931, continued over into weeks and months. by Administrator
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Soon after, Sheikh founded All Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference and became its founder president. by Administrator
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But soon, in 1932, he was pardoned by the Maharaja and released within a few months without completing the sentence. by Administrator
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It was an Islamist rebellion against the Hindu king. by Administrator
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A myth is sought to be propagated that it was a "democratic" uprising, to uproot the prevailing "feudal" order. by Administrator
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It has been stated that untold atrocities were committed there; men owning lakhs were reduced to indigence by Administrator
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The most extraordinary portion of the story was that almost simultaneously with the happenings at Srinagar, there was an uprising at a place named Vicharnag by Administrator
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"The Hindu merchants lost lakhs worth of goods. by Administrator
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Bazar streets were littered with property, books of accounts were burnt: the Hindu shopkeepers were molested, by Administrator
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Other localities such as Safakadal, Ganji, Khud and Nawakadal too formed the centers of loot. by Administrator
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From Bhori Kadal to Alikadal a long stretch, Hindu shops were raided. by Administrator
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A section of the recalcitrant's proceeded towards a place called Maharaj Ganj which is a business locality and loot over an extensive area followed. by Administrator
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Part of the crowd, however moved towards the Hari Parbat Fort: the cavalry had to pursue it and disperse it again. by Administrator
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Finding that there was no possibility of ingress, the crowd went out and started stoning officials and set fire to the police lines. by Administrator
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When the Judge had passed the gates, the crowd also attempted to get in. by Administrator
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On that day, a mob stormed the jail and demanded admittance along with the Sessions Judge. by Administrator
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described the instances of July 13, 1931, in his book The Warning From Kashmir: by Administrator
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Later, his trial too was sought to be disrupted repeatedly. It was then decided to hold his trial in the jail premises itself. by Administrator
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Qadir was ordered to be arrested for sedition. His arrest was resisted. by Administrator
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He also incited them to cow slaughter, which was forbidden under the law. by Administrator
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Spewing communal venom and inflaming passion, he asserted that the book forbade Muslims to subject themselves to an infidel Hindu ruler. by Administrator
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He quoted liberally from the Quran to incite the Muslims against the Maharaja. by Administrator
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A public meeting was organised at the Shah-e-Hamdaan, Khanqah Mohalla. There, Abdul Qadir, the rabble rouser, delivered a fiery speech. by Administrator
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Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, then a recent discard from the Aligarh Muslim University and politically active and ambitious, was also roped in. by Administrator
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They decided to turn a few screws. A rabble rouser Ahmadi from Peshawar, Abdul Qadir, was brought into Srinagar by the British intelligence in the garb of a cook for the local British resident. by Administrator
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He was a rare Hindu king who ruled over his predominantly Muslim subjects. by Administrator
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The Maharaja was reluctant. The British knew his Achilles' heel. by Administrator
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The British wanted him to lease them the Gilgit agency. by Administrator
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In 1931, Maharaja Hari Singh was the sovereign ruler of the Jammu and Kashmir, which included Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad-Mirpur, Aksai Chin and Saksham Valley. by Administrator
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