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Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK)

 Context: Pakistan’s government has acknowledged before the Islamabad High Court that Pakistan Occupied Kashmir ( PoK ) is a foreign territory.


About PoK:

  • PoK was historically part of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, which acceded to India in 1947 after the Partition.
  • It consists of two ethnically and linguistically different regions: Mirpur-Muzaffarabad region and Gilgit-Baltistan region.
  • However, the region was illegally occupied by Pakistan in 1947 following an invasion by Pashtun tribesmen and the Pakistani Army.
Pakistan occupied Kashmir
A brief history of POK

Source: WION