Lal Chowk is a metropolis rectangular in Srinagar in the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. Lal Chowk turned into named so by left-wing activists stimulated via the Russian Revolution as they fought Maharaja Hari Singh. It is a traditional location for political meetings with Jawaharlal Nehru, Jammu & kashmir first Prime Minister, Sheikh Abdullah, Kashmir's first most suitable and diverse other Kashmiri leaders having addressed humans from it. It was at Lal chowk that Jawaharalal Nehru unfurled the national flag in 1948. It changed into here that he promised Kashmiris a referendum to pick their political future.
It turned into in Lal Chowk that Sheikh Abdullah introduced his love for Jawaharlal Nehru and India in a Persian couplet announcing "Man Tu Shudam, Tu Man Shudi, Taqas Na Goyed, Man Degram Tu Degri". On 2 November 1947 Nehru, standing beside Abdullah, addressed hundreds and stated "The destiny of Kashmir will in the end be decided with the aid of the people. We have for the reason that pledge and Maharaja had supported it. It is not most effective a pledge to the humans of Kashmir however to the arena. We will now not, and can not again out of it," promised Nehru.