CHANGING CONTOURS OF INDIA-PAKISTAN RELATIONS

Tanveer, Ahmad Zargar
2017 North Asian International Research Journal of Social Science & Humanities Index Copernicus   unpublished
History of Indo-Pak relation is the history of un resolved conflicts. Since their independence in 1947, the relations between the two countries have been in the state of constant flux. Several decades of armed conflict, bilateral talks and gradually rising trust deficit have become distinctive features of mutual Indo-Pakistani relations. Even though they share linguistic, cultural, geographic, and economic links, their relationship has been plagued by hostility and suspicion. Both India and
more » ... stan hold different views regarding their perception about the causes of conflict; to Pakistan it is Kashmir, where as for India it is Cross-border terrorism across the LOC, supported by Pakistan. The Indo-Pak conflict has also hampered the development of economic and trade cooperation between them. Time is ripe when both the countries should try to resolve their differences and move towards peace and cooperation. Indeed, peace between India and Pakistan is the prerequisite for achieving stability and development in the greater South Asian region. Efforts have been made persistently at both bilateral and multilateral levels to normalize the relationship between these key South Asian neighbours; however, these attempts only resulted in limited success. This paper is intended to examine the bilateral, regional and global factors leading to the dynamics in Indo-Pak relation. The methodology is qualitative in nature along with both primary and secondary has been used and examined. The primary source includes official documents, statements and the secondary source includes books, magzine, journals and newspapers etc.
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