Jammu


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

Jammu

(jŭ`mo͞o), city (1991 pop. 206,135), Jammu and Kashmir state, N India, on the Tawi River and in the Himalayan foothills. The winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir state, it is strategically important as the southern terminus of a highway linking the Vale of Kashmir with the North Indian plain. Once the seat of a Rajput dynasty, Jammu became the nucleus of the dominions of Gulab Singh, founder of the last ruling house of Kashmir. On one bank of the river is Jammu's old Fort of Bahu; on the other bank is the maharaja's palace. Jammu and Kashmir has for years been the site of border disputes with Pakistan in the north and with China in the northeast. It is the only Indian state with a Muslim majority. See KashmirKashmir
, region and former princely state, 85,714 sq mi (222,236 sq km), NW India, NE Pakistan, and SW China. Kashmir is bordered on the west by Pakistan, on the south by India, and on the north and east by China.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

Jammu

 

a city in northwestern India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir; the second administrative center (winter residence) of the state. Population, 155,200, (1971). Located on a major highway, Jammu is an important transportation and commercial center in the foothills of the Himalayas and the Tawi River valley. Its industries include silk spinning, rice milling, and the production of rubber goods, leatherwares, pottery, and medications.

Jammu

a city in N India, winter capital of the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Pop.: 378 431 (2001)
References in periodicals archive ?
Students of Vidyapeeth School in Jammu were seen enthusiastically participating in the morning assembly.
The alliance also aims at apprising the external world of the worst human rights abuses in Indian occupied Jammu Kashmir.
Unveiling the future course of action by the JKPNA for gearing up the Kashmir freedom movement both at home and abroad, Raja said that the JKPNA has in its detailed deliberation meeting participated by all Kashmiri nationalist political groups based in AJK, GB and Pakistan, held in Rawalakot the other day, have decided to launched 'Quit Jammu Kashmir Movement' especially in view of the nefarious action of India scraping the special status of the world-acknowledged disputed Jammu and Kashmir state.
Jammu and Kashmir Liberation League (JKLL) here on Thursday urged upon the international community - especially the United Nations Organization to perform its global responsibilities to save South Asia from any devastation as a result of the much-predicted conventional war between the two nuclear-armed neighbors in the region.
He reaffirmed the OIC's full support to the people of Jammu and Kashmir in their just struggle to achieve their legitimate rights, in particular the right to self-determination.
The Report once again recognizes human rights violations in Indian occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoK).
The 26 January is also observed as the blackest day because India has compromised its all democratic principles and values by denying the right to self-determination granted to the people of Jammu and Kashmir by the UNSC through its resolutions of 1948.
According to Kashmir Media Service (KMS), Prominent Hindu extremist leaders including Madhu Kishwar and Sushil Pandit at a gathering in Jammu unanimously waged the propaganda that the growth of Muslim colonies in and around Jammu was a concerted effort to change the demography of the region.
He reiterated that the only solution of Jammu and Kashmir dispute was to grant Kashmiris, the legitimate right to self-determination in accordance with the United Nations Security Council resolutions.
He said that people of Jammu and Kashmir had been given special rights under Article 35-A by Maharaja Hari Singh.
ISLAMABAD:The Jammu and Kashmir People's Freedom League and People's Political Party have said that the people of Jammu Kashmir hold dear the cause of the Jammu martyrs and will continue their political struggle for the liberation of Indian occupied Kashmir.
These martyrs includes over 2.50 Muslim inmates of Jammu city and adjoining areas were martyred this day 69 years ago November 6, 1947 while they were moving for migrating to their newly-borne beloved homeland Pakistan.

Full browser ?