Dal Lake boat

Kashmir, the northernmost city in India, is denoted as the Switzerland of India owing to its mind-blowing scenic beauty. In 1339, Shah Mir inaugurated Shah Mir dynasty and became the first Muslim ruler of Kashmir. The region was a part of the Mughal Empire from 1586 to 1751 and then the part of Afghan Durrani Empire, until 1820. Earlier, before Shaivism arose, Kashmir became a leading centre of Hinduism and then a centre later of Buddhism. Gulab Singh became the new ruler of Kashmir after the Sikh defeat in the…

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