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Indian Kashmir wants independence
Rameez Makhdoomi | 28 May 2010

on recent survey on kashmir dispute

 

Indian Kashmir wants independence
In a setback to Indian efforts to mainstream the Kashmir society, London-based Chatham House think-tank has shown that In the Muslim-majority Kashmir valley, which has been at the heart of a 20-year-old rebellion  against Indian rule, between 74 percent and 95 percent respondent’s favoured independent Kashmir.
But in the Hindu-dominated Jammu region — which is also part of Indian Kashmir — support for independence dwindled to less than one percent.