NOW therefore, I, Shriman Indar Mahandar Rajrajeshwar Maharajadiraj Shri Hari Singhji, Jammu and Kashmir Naresh Tatha Tibbet adi Deshadhipati, Ruler of Jammu & Kashmir State in the exercise of my sovereignty in and over my said State do hereby execute this my Instrument of Accession and ….. I do hereby accept this Instrument of Accession dated this 26th day of October, nineteen hundred and forty seven”.
The Instrument of Accession clearly suggests that:
1) The Maharaja had no where talked of any dispute regarding accession of J&K.
2) The state Constituent assembly on feb.6 1956 has also ratified the state’s accession to Indian Dominion.
3) Pt.Nehru, Llord Mountbatten, Mohd. Ali Jinnah, Maharani of Britain British Parliament and even the people of the Concerned states had no rights to raise objections against the accession by the ruler as per provisions of India Independent Act (division of India in 1947 took place under the Provisions of India Independent Act)
4) Merger of J&K in India was at par with all other Princely states