*RESOLUTION 51 (1948) ON THE INDIA-PAKISTAN QUESTION
SUBMITTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE OF SYRIA AND ADOPTED BY THE SECURITY
COUNCIL AT ITS 312TH MEETING HELD ON 3 JUNE, 1948
(DOCUMENT NO. S/819, DATED THE 3RD JUNE, 1948).
THE SECURITY COUNCIL
1. Reaffirms its resolutions 38 (1948) of
17 January, 39 (1948) of 20 January, and 47 (1948) of 21 April,
2. Directs the United Nations Commission for
India and Pakistan to proceed without delay to the areas of dispute
with a view to accomplishing in priority the duties assigned to
it by the resolution 47 (1948),
3. Directs the Commission further to study and report to the Security Council when it considers appropriate on the matters raised in the letter of Foreign Minister of Pakistan, dated 15th January, 1948, in the
order outlined in paragraph D of Council resolution
39 ( 1948).
*The Security Council voted on this Resolution on
3-6-1948 with the following result -
In favor: **Argentina **Belgium, **Canada, **Columbia, France, **Syria, U. K, and U.S.A
Abstaining : China, Ukrainian S. S. R. and U. S .
** Non-permanent members of the Security Council