Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): Noted Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, co-founder of Al-Fateh and founder Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League, Nazir Ahmad Wani, passed away in the US after prolonged illness.

Nazir Ahmad Wani was born to Ghulam Rasool Wani, a prominent political leader, in Srinagar in 1949. He was just a school going kid when his father was exiled by the then puppet Prime Minister of occupied Kashmir, Bakhshi Ghulam Muhammad, on January 26, 1957. He spent rest of his life in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Resolution 51 (1948)
On the India-Pakistan question submitted by the Representative of Syria and
adopted by the Security Council at its 312th meeting held on 3 June, 1948
(Document No. 51819, dated the 3rd June, 1948).

1. Reaffirms its resolutions 38(1948) of 17 January, 39(1948) of 20 January, and 47(1948) of 21
April, 1948;

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Resolution 47 (1948)
On the India-Pakistan question submitted jointly by the Representatives for
Belgium, Canada, China, Colombia, the United Kingdom and United States
of America and adopted by the Security Council at its 286th meeting held on
21 April, 1948.
(Document No. 5/726, dated the 21st April, 1948).

Having considered the complaint of the Government of India concerning the dispute over the State
of Jammu and Kashmir, having heard the representative of India in support of that complaint and the
reply and counter complaints of the representative of Pakistan. Being strongly of opinion that the
early restoration of peace and order in Jammu and Kashmir is essential and that India and Pakistan
should do their utmost to bring about cessation of all fighting. Noting with satisfaction that both India
and Pakistan desire that the question of the accession of Jammu and Kashmir to India or Pakistan
should be decided through the democratic method of a free and impartial plebiscite, Considering that
the continuation of the dispute is likely to endanger international peace and security,
Reaffirms its resolution 38 (1948) of 17 January 1948; »

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Resolution 39 (1948)
Submitted by the Representative of Belgium and adopted by the Security
Council at its 230th meeting he’d on 20 January, 1948.
(Document No. S/654, dated the 20th January, 1948).

Considering that it may investigate any dispute or any situation which might, by its continuance,
endanger the maintenance of international peace and security, and that, in the existing state of affairs
between India and Pakistan, such an investigation is a matter of urgency. Adopts the following
resolution: »

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Resolution 38 (1948)
Submitted by the Representative of Belgium and adopted by the Security
Council at its 229th meeting held on 17 January, 1948.
(Document No. S1651, dated the 17th January, 1948).

Having heard statements on the situation in Kashmir from representatives of the Governments of
India and Pakistan, Recognising the urgency of the situation. Taking note of the telegram addressed
on 6 January by its President to each of the parties and of their replies thereto; and in which they
affirmed their intention to conform to the Charter of the United Nations.

1. Calls upon both the Government of India and the Government of Pakistan to take immediately all
measures within their power (including public appeals to their people) calculated to improve the
situation, and to refrain from making any statements and from doing or causing to be done or
permitting any acts which might aggravate the situation;

2. Further requests each of those Governments to inform the Council immediately of any material
change in the situation which occurs or appears to either of them to be about to occur while the
matter is under consideration by the Council, and consult with the Council thereon.

The Security Council voted on this Resolution on 17-1-48 with the following result:
In favour: Argentina, Belgium, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Syria, U.K. and U.S.A.
Against: None
Abstaining: Ukrainian S.S.R. and U.S.S.R.

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