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Article 370 abrogation: A brief history of Jammu and Kashmir

Updated : August 09, 2019 02:11 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday outlined his vision for a new, developed and prosperous Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Addressing the nation for the first time after the abrogation of Article 370 and the bifurcation of J&K into two Union Territories -- Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh -- Modi promised free, fair and transparent elections to the J&K Assembly.

The Prime Minister also said that Kashmir was the crown of India and the new moves on Kashmir signified the dawn of a new era.

Here's a brief history of Jammu and Kashmir:
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