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Line of Control, dividing the state of Jammu and Kashmir into two parts, between India and Pakistan. National census is accepted as the most authentic source of statistical information about the population of a country. However, it is not possible to trace accurate figures of Kashmiris in Britain as they are not recognised in the British ethnic monitoring system including census as a distinct ethnic category. Instead they are counted as Pakistanis if originating from the Pakistani occupied ‘Azad’ Jammu and Kashmir (AJ&K) and Indian if originate from the Indian occupied ‘Jammu and Kashmir’ (J&K).  Therefore, we have to rely

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By Zafar Iqbal The misconduct of political elite and top government functionaries suggests that Pakistan Administered Jammu & Kashmir (PAJK), commonly known as Azad (free) Kashmir, is literally free from the burden of all rules, regulations and laws. Surprisingly, in a rampant political and administrative corrupt regime a member of ruling political party has been disqualified over deception and misconduct. On October 29 the AJK Minister Chaudhry Rukhsar was ejected from the parliament when the Supreme Court of the semi-autonomous region, proved him guilty of submitting forged educational documents to prove his eligibility as a candidate in the election process.