The 1,000-year-old temple was closed for worship shortly after the creation of Muslim-majority Pakistan in 1947 . Reopening of the temple coincided with New Delhi's decision to revoke the special status of Muslim-majority Kashmir, triggering tension between Pakistan and India.
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