Siddiq Wahid is currently a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR) in New Delhi and Adjuct Fellow the Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS) in Delhi. He has been Director, UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of Kashmir Studies at the University of Kashmir. Previous to that he was the Founding Vice Chancellor of Islamic University of Science & Technology, Kashmir and Maharaja Gulab Singh Chair Professor of Modern History at the University of Jammu. Prof. Wahid is also associated with the Tibet Policy Institute (TPI). He is currently also a participant in the Borderland Project of the India China Institute at the New School University in New York. He has taught in the United States and India, and has lectured widely in South Asia, Europe and the United States in his field of study. He received his PhD in the field of Inner Asian and Altaic Studies at Harvard University where he specialized in Tibetan and Central Asian political History. He has published widely in his fields of interest in India and the United States.
The demand for statehood for Ladakh is a response to the broken promise of a hollow Union Territory status.
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Medieval Inner Asian and Tibetan History
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