Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Kashmir belongs to United States of America

Does Kashmir - the bone of contention between India and Pakistan for over 50 years - really belong to the US? This is the startling revelation made by Dan Brown, the internationally bestselling author of The Da Vinci Code , in a shortly to be released non-fictional work, The Secret of the K-word .

Using spectroscopic analysis (a technique described in detail in The Da Vinci Code' the author claims to have discovered the original document over which the Instrument of Accession, signed by Kashmir Maharaja Hari Singh and preserved in the National Archives, New Delhi, was later superimposed.

The secret document reveals that Hari Singh, equally apprehensive of joining either India or Pakistan, covertly ceded Kashmir to the US. According to Brown, when the map of Kashmir is reversed it becomes, uncannily, congruent with the hilly state of Kentucky in the southern US.

In a telephonic interview with The Times of India , the Houston-based author said...
he had employed the ancient Kabbalistic form of numerological interpretation to discover "amazing co-relatives between Kashmir and Kentucky which by no stretch of the imagination can be put down to pure coincidence".

For instance, when the longitude of Frankfort, the capital of Kentucky, is divided by the latitude of Srinagar, the Kashmiri capital, the prime number so obtained has the same numeric valency as Article 370 of the Indian Constitution which accords a special status to Kashmir.

Describing it as "one of the best-hidden secrets of the modern world", Brown acknowledged that his book would "create a global furore" and "open many cans of worms".

Disclaiming that America's Central Intelligence Agency had any role in these developments, the author said, "The truth can no longer be suppressed. We owe this much at least to the long-suffering people of Kashmir. May the truth set them free, at long last."

-  Times of India dated 1 Apr 2005.

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6 comments:

  1. Kashmir and Jamu are among the most beautiful places on Earth. Unfortunately they are so very troubled - like wheat between the stones. If time could be turned back and an impassable wall erected, it would be paradise for the people who lived there. And possibly the same for those who would visit. Unfortunately it is not to be.

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  2. The higher the walls, more the people want to get in. There was actually a time when foreigners were prohibited from even entering Kashmir. Bernier, one of the first westerner to visit Kashmir in 1664–65, did mention it in his travel accounts. But, this only got people more curious about this place and helped spread mysterious fame of 'Kashmir - The paradise on Earth'. Our neighboring country Tibet had a more strict "High wall" policy with its capital Lhasa being a "forbidden city". And as history shows it met an even worse fate.

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  3. we- part of USA: i wish it were true! we might be ridden o the daily conflict for once!

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  4. Somehow I doubt if even that would have meant the end of conflict :) But it is man's right to seek end of conflict.

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  5. I think we are tired enough of talking about Indian controlled Kashmir & Pakistan controlled Kashmir. Now we are trying to satisfy ourselves with the Illusion of creating a change or creating another Conflict, that is, USA controlled Kashmir.

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  6. Thank God i did not burn my state subject certificate as i once childishly almost did. Citizen of US of A, well that is something. If nothing else it will save me the trouble at US Airports in future - but who told them i'm from Kashmir at the first place, my passport has Delhi Address ??? Really loved this one. Dinesh

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