Offensive Action on Our Borders: India and Pakistan’s Relationship through the Years
Volume III, Issue III, 2020
This research paper entitled “Offensive Action on our Borders: India and Pakistan’s Relationship Through the Years” explores the various aspects of Indo-Pak relations. The purpose of this study is to delve into the reasons due to which the relations of Indian and Pakistan are deteriorating day by day. If we take a look at history, Indo-Pak relations were never good. Right from the partition of India and the scar of massacre of around 2 million people, this research paper explains the relationship between India and Pakistan in a chronological order. It includes the background to the demand of Pakistan, Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s demand and the subsequent demand of Pakistan, the origin of Pakistan, the Partition of India and the genocide of people of both the countries. The Indo-Pak war of 1965, the Indo-Pak war of 1971, insurgency in Kashmir, the Kargil War, diplomatic relations of India and Pakistan, State sponsored terrorism by Pakistan, political conditions of Pakistan, the Kashmir conundrum, terrorist attacks in India by Pakistan sponsored militants and the policy of “Bleed India with a Thousand Cuts” adopted by Pakistan have all been talked about in this paper. In writing this research paper, we have concentrated on explaining how the relations of India and Pakistan have deteriorated due to aforementioned events. While writing this research paper, we have done an intensive study of various books and articles of renowned authors of this particular field. Keeping in mind the complex and capricious relations of India and Pakistan, while writing this research paper, we have tried to explain each topic in a precise but knowledgeable manner so that the people who are totally unaware about Indo-Pak relations can also understand them. We have tried our best to include all the aspects important to understand Indo-Pak relations.