Resolution 122 (1957)
Adopted by the Security Council at its 765th meeting on 24 January, 1957.


THE SECURITY COUNCIL,
Having Heard statements from representatives of the Governments of India and Pakistan concerning
the dispute over the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

Reminding the Governments and authorities concerned of the principle embodied in its resolutions 47
(1948) of 21 April, 1948, 51(1948) of 3 June, 1948, 80 (1950) of 14 March, 1950 and 91(1951)
of 30 March, 1951, and the United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan resolutions of 13
August, 1948, and 5 January, 1949, that the final disposition of the State of Jammu and Kashmir will
be made in accordance with the will of the people expressed through the democratic method of a
free and impartial plebiscite conducted under the auspices of the United Nations,

1. Reaffirms the affirmation in its resolution 91 (1951) and declares that the convening of a
Constituent Assembly as recommended by the General Council of the "All Jammu and Kashmir
National Conference" and any action that Assembly may have taken or might attempt to take to
determine the future shape and affiliation of the entire State or any part thereof, or action by the
parties concerned in support of any such action by the Assembly, would not constitute a disposition
of the State in accordance with the above principle;

Decides to continue its consideration of the dispute.

The Security Council voted on this Resolution on 24-1-57 with the following result:
In favour: Australia, China, Colombia, Cuba, France, Iraq, Philippines, Sweden, U.K. and
U.S.A.
Against: None
Abstaining: U.S.S.R.


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