KASHMIR: A Ride to the Voting Place

The undeclared war in Kashmir was over. Last week Indians and Pakistanis were able to boast of the world's best kept ceasefire. Under the truce terms, the question of which dominion will rule the border state would be settled by a plebiscite, under a United Nations administrator.

Few ventured to guess how the voting would go. Kashmir's popular Premier, Sheik Mohamed Abdullah, is for union with India. For religious as well as economic reasons, many of his countrymen (85% Mohammedan) would vote for Pakistan. Said a Kashmiri village elder: "In the old...

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