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Jammu and Kashmir, 1859, thirteen years after the British sold the state to Maharajah Gulab Singh, a Dogra chieftain, for Rupees 7,500,000 and "one horse, six pairs of shawl goats and three pairs of Kashmir shawls." The Dogras ruled Kashmir till 1948, when Maharaja Hari Singh, a Hindu, signed away Muslim-majority Kashmir to India and so much agony has followed the exercise of that one and only vote.

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