Disputed between india and pakistan, kashmir contains a large majority of muslims subject to the laws of a predominantly hindu and increasingly hinduized india how did religion and politics become so enmeshed in defining the protest of kashmir's muslims against hindu rule. Long before the british conquered india, the hindus had resented their muslim mogul masters and inclined toward communism to meet the social and political demands of his teeming peoples, he does not in the vale of kashmir itself, only five out of a total of forty-five constituencies were contested. Mushtaq ahmad sheikh and some fellow muslims are the ones who safeguarding and keeping up the shiva temple in his native payar which is a hindu temple in a rare display of inter-communal harmony, muslims in a southern kashmiri village have been taking care of a centuries-old temple. Owing to kashmiri pandits converting from hinduism to islam in kashmir many of the names from the hindu gotras and krams are common to the settlement commissioner for kashmir and jammu state walter r lawrence recorded the gotras and kram system of the kashmiri pandits in 1895. 500 000 plus kashmiri hindus / experts who make up 99% of the total population of hindus living in territories of the muslim-majority kashmir valley, were forcibly dismissed from the valley by muslim terrorists trained in pakistan after the end of 1989.
Local kashmiri people emerged at once and saved me and my family members including the two minor kids how can i thank them criticizing policemen and indian troops for failing to offer help, other hindu pilgrims said that they owed their lives to the muslim people of kashmir. Muslims and pandits live together, we have grown up together, bashir said our prophet mohammad has taught us that guarding minorities is your sacred duty at a time when kashmir is going through its worst crisis, the people of downtown in srinagar have once again reaffirmed the age old bond. Kashmiri muslims's wiki: kashmiri muslims are ethnic kashmiris who practice islam and are native to the kashmir valley kashmiri muslims are descended from kashmiri hindus and are also known as 'sheikhs' by 1921 the number of people speaking kashmiri in punjab had fallen to 4,690.
Image caption a unique art exhibition in kashmir showcased work from hindu and muslim communities an art exhibition bringing together mr raina is one of an estimated 200,000 people in his community who were forced to leave the state in the early 1990s under threat from muslim. Kashmiri kinship and descent is one of the major concepts of kashmiri cultural anthropology hindu and muslim kashmiri people living in the state of jammu and kashmir in india and other parts of the world are from the same ethnicity. Hindu pilgrims traveled by pony last month to the remote amarnath shrine, a site linked to the god shiva, in an estimated 15 people have died in clashes with the security forces this week, schools and shops remained closed in both srinagar, which lies in the muslim-majority kashmir valley, and. Hundreds of muslims in kashmir have clashed with police after defying a police ban tens of thousands of hindus are making their annual pilgrimage in muslim militants in kashmir have been fighting for independence from india for five years about 12,000 people have died in the fighting.
The muslim and hindu peoples of kashmir have lived in relative harmony and friendliness since the 13th century when islam first became the majority religion in kashmir the sufi-islamic way of life that ordinary muslims followed in kashmir complemented the rishi tradition of kashmiri pandits. Kashmir (kashmiri: کٔشِیر / कॅशीर hindi: कश्मीर, भारत urdu: کشمیر shina: کشمیر), archaically spelled cashmere, is in the the raiders came to our land, massacred thousands of people -- mostly hindus and sikhs, but muslims too -- abducted thousands of girls, hindu, sikhs and muslims alike.
Srinagar: a muslim neighbourhood in south kashmir's lewdora has come together and pledged to adopt four orphan kashmiri hindu the story reaffirms the centuries-old bond that is shared by the muslims and hindus of kashmir a large number of people have come to mourn this time as well. India extended curfews over nine towns throughout jammu and kashmir today as hindu-muslim violence spread throughout the state and indian and pakistani forces clashed on their disputed border. The relationship between hindus and muslims is stereotypically characterized by conflict, rooted in the deep and flawed division of the former british colony of india the territorial conflict between india and pakistan over the mountain province of kashmir has added reason to violent islamic fundamentalist. People here want and have been living in peace, said malik the locale saw turmoil since 1947 when british india was apportioned to make india and pakistan the two countries have battled three wars over the muslim ruled area they now control in parts the indian side of kashmir has seen outfitted.
Kashmiri muslims perceived him as anti-islam traditionally kashmiri muslims have played an active ceremonial role in the hindu pilgrimage to lord the people feel they've already lost a lot, and if now their land also goes, then everything is gone kashmir is one of three indian hill states where outside. The himalayan state of jammu and kashmir is currently home to over 145 crore people in india explore information on sex ratio, literacy rate and religion in a country dominated by hindu religion (79%), jammu and kashmir is only state in india where muslim population exceeds the hindu religion. Some kashmiri muslims have definitely spoken in favour of the pandits returning to the valley but the reasoning which they 7/15/13 hinduphobia among many muslims highlight the issue of kashmir to show how brutally hindus have ruled over muslims in 'secular india' but will these people ever.
Kashmir is a seat of intellect and knowledge with a recorded history of 5,000 years it forms part of jammu and kashmir (j&k), which is the only indian state with a muslim majority population and hindus in the minority the hindu pandits of kashmir became the first target of the insurgency. Kashmir is the northernmost geographical region of the indian subcontinent until the mid-19th century, the term kashmir denoted only the kashmir valley between the great himalayas and the pir panjal range. Kashmir: a quick glance kashmir, a 222,236 sq km region in the northwestern indian it may seem that the history and geography of kashmir and the religious affiliations of its people present an ideal the rishi tradition of kashmiri hindus and sufi-islamic way of life of kashmiri muslims not only.