Khache Origins

When Kashmiris serving in the Ladakh desert were called Khachul or Khache, they were taking it as a slang. Historian David G Atwill in his scholarly Islamic Shangri La: Inter-Asian Relations and Lhasa’s Muslim Communities, 1600 to 1960 has traced the origins of the word to Tibet where Kahsmiri traders got this name after they … Continue reading Khache Origins