Kashmir is known for its natural beauty. It is said to be the heaven on earth. People call it “The Switzerland of Asia”. They are fascinated with the ravishing scenic beauty of Kashmir. With snow on the mountains, tall trees of Chinar, green land and valleys, Kashmir seem to be one of the most magical places on earth. Even though there is a lot of violence and brutality in Kashmir, different people who live there with diverse culture and tradition share love, affection, tolerance and are still hanging in together. This is the true beauty of Kashmir. Kashmir is located in the Himalayas and is also known for many-sided culture. There are namely three different regions in Kashmir. Jammu, Kashmir itself and Ladakh and they have different people with their diverse culture and traditions. Jammu has majority of Hindu population, Kashmir has Muslims and Ladakh has majority of Buddhism.
1947 first Indo-Pak war, United Nations has monitored the issue and the situation is still being monitored. The issue has not yet been completely resolved.
Ultimately, the true beauty of Kashmir is its distinct and diverse culture. It co-exists with “Kashmir Conflict” and all the violence happening. That is the only thing that kept people of Kashmir survive.
Some rights groups say close to 100,000 people have died since 1989 while the official figures from Indian sources state the estimates of number of civilians killed due to the insurgency in the range of 16,725 to 47,000 civilians, in which 3,642 civilians were killed by security forces.
Suicide and psychological problems and sexual voilence:
Kashmiri women are reportedly said to be highly prone to suicidal tendencies due to the conflict-situations and sexual harrasment. The fear, stress, tension, and uncertainty prevailing in the state are said to be the main reasons for this. According to a survey in 2012, 17,000 people, mostly women, have committed suicide during the past 20 years in the Valley.According to a study by the Medecins Sans Frontieres.