Secretariat (General Department)
Emergency Administration Order No.
176-H of 1947
Document No 116
We are hereby pleased to
command that pending the formation of the Interim
Government as agreed upon and in view of the emergency
that has arisen I charge Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah to
function as the Head of the Administration with power
to deal with the emergency.
Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah be
sworn in by the Chief Justice or any other Judge of
the High Court at Srinagar.
(Sd/-) Hari Singh,