INDEX
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Aba, 88, 91–92, 94, 99, 138
Abbas (Rangar), 215
Abdullah, Farooq, 31, 45–46, 47, 49, 106,
170, 266 n.9
Abdullah, Mohammed, Sheikh, 39, 41,
50, 241–42 n.33, 242 n.35
Abdul Qadir, 106
Abdul Qayoom, 184
Abideen, Zainul (‘‘Aabid’’), 26, 29–30, 55
Achina Lungba, 62, 64, 213
Achina mDo, 62
Achinathang (Leh district, Ladakh), 14–
15; affluence in, 212; archery in, 204–5,
214–15; Buddhists vs. Muslims in,
204–5, 210–11, 214; caste in, 155, 156;
dben-sdum mchod-rten in, 86; dogs
in, 249 n.52; economy of, 78; fields in,
84, 249 n.52; food exchanges in, 78–79,
248 nn.41–42; funeral ceremony in, 58–
60, 65–70, 86–87, 99, 246 n.19; Gilgit
Scouts’ occupation of, 205–6; hearths
in, 100; history/geography of, 60–65,
245 n.12; lba in, 77, 248 n.40; monas-
tery of, 154, 258 n.8; vs. Skyurbuchan,
213–14; sngo-lha festival in, 87; Social
Boycott resisted in, 77–78; tourists
in, 98–99; travel writing about, 188;
visitors to/outsiders in, 94–96. See also
archery competitions
Actual Ground Position Line, 238 n.8
Adair, Sir Fredrick Edward, 187–88, 217
Advani, L. K., 71, 223, 224, 226–27
adventurers, 187–90, 261–62 n.4
Afghans/Afghanistan, 7, 109, 261–62 n.4
aghas, 197, 202, 203
Agitation (1989): and archery competi-
tions, 203–4; bureaucracy/organization
of, 74–75; civil disobedience instigated
by, 4; conversion during, 207–8; inter-
marriage during, 207; justice/religious
unity/cultural preservation empha-
sized by, 173; and the Ladakh Autono-
mous Hill Development Council Act,
8; and purity, 98; and Section 144, 71–
72; Union Territory status advocated
by, 4, 42–44
Ahluwalia, Major, 114
Ahmed, Monisha, 93
Akhand Bharat, 7
Akhon, Dokhta, 194
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