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J&K's Stateless People

At the time of partition which was followed by tribal invasion, more than 7000 families crossed to this side of the LoC and International Border from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and the then Western Pakistan. Later on, during Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971, nearly 10,000 families got dislocated from 47 villages of Chhamb area. The families who had to migrate on various occasions since 1947. Read Excerpts from Parliamentary Report Here

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Modi Should Adopt Back Channel Diplomacy To Solve Kashmir Issue: Kasuri

Date: 8 October 2015
The only solution to the vexed issue of Kashmir is by adopting backchannel diplomacy, says former Pakistan foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri. 'Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi should appoint back channel negotiators instantly and shouldn't announce it in public. He should appoint people whom he can trust,' Kasuri told IANS ahead of the release of his book 'Neither a Hawk nor a Dove: An Insider's Account of Pakistan's Foreign Policy'. Kasuri, who served as Pakistan's foreign minister during General Pervez Musharraf's regime from 2002-2007, said a prospect of war would be catastrophic for both the countries.
[courtesy: IANS]

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