This special status took the form of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. Is 2020 the worst year for civilization? Here`s what historians say, I went to the shelves at the end of the room, my shoes were squeaking on the very smooth floor, butterflies were floating in my stomach. The J&K IoA lay in a backrest of cream on a corner of a shelf waiting to be picked up. The last time I was so excited was a few days earlier when I discovered a reference to this document in the index of 1,847 contracts and agreements handed over by the central government to the National Archives for preservation.  However, within 12 days of signing the status quo agreement with Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan wrote a warning note to the Maharaja on August 24: «The time has come for the Maharaja of Kashmir to make his choice and choose Pakistan. In a letter to Maharaja Hari Singh dated the 27th.  English translation of the Persian text of the treaty signed in Leh on the second Asuj 1899 Bikrami – September 1842 – between the government of Maharajah Gulab Singh and the government of Tibet  With deep respect for Professor Lamb, it must be said that the parallel he established in 1991 between the model on which the J&K IoA was created, and an application for a driver`s license, is not desirable for several reasons (see f.n. #4 above). First, the integration of the princely states into the Dominion could not afford a variety of regulations if integration were to be achieved.