The occupation and independence of Gilgit Baltistan

GILGIT: The Northern Gate of India by F.M. Hassnain

GILGIT: The Northern Gate of India by F.M. Hassnain

Publication: Gilgit The Northern Gate of India Author: Fida Muhammad Husnain Year of Publication: 1978 Published by: S.K. Ghai, Managing Director, Sterling Publishers Pvt Ltd.AB/9 Safdarjang Enclave, New Delhi As Lord Curzon, the then British Viceroy of India described, "Gilgit is one of the northern gates of India, through which a would-be invader must advance, if he advances at all.” Important Topics of Book: The unique geographical position of Gilgit as a Northern Gate of India in British era. The importance of northern areas as a strategic region which was a meeting ground of close neighbors like China, Russia, Afghanistan…
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