Author: Shri PrakashGhulam Mohammad Shah/Editor: Shri Prakash / Ghulam Mohammad ShahPublisher: Gyan Publishing HouseYear: 2002Language: EnglishPages: 278ISBN/UPC (if available): 8121207789
The Kashmir issues raises many questions which solicit answers on an urgent basis. This volume containing contributions from seventeen experts shed light on various facets of the Kashmir imbroglio, and offer many strategies to resolve the conflict.The Kashmir issue raises many questions which solicit answers on an urgent basis. It has since 1947 fostered violence on numerous occasions leading to wards between India and Pakistan, social tensions within the region and differences between the State and the Central Governments on issues relating to division of powers. Seventeen experts have in the present anthology, shed light on various facets of the Kashmir imbroglio. They have proposed many strategies to resolve the conflict in Kashmir. Whether these will help India and Pakistan to defuse the existing tension in the future, remains to be seen.That, in any case, is the intention with which these pages are being published and hopefully will be read by all those interested in the seemingly intractable Kashmir problem.
ForewordList of ContributorsIntroductionGeographical Setting of Kashmir ValleyReflections on Kashmir NationalismOrigins and Dimensions of Crisis in KashmirKashmir at Perennial CrossroadsHuman rights Violations: A ReportThe Kashmir Issue Today and During the Formative Years of the Indian States SystemKashmir Made an Intractable Problem by our Successive GovernmentsUnderstanding the Kashmir Problem: The Beginning of the Present PhaseThe Regional Dimension of the Political CrisisEthnic Identities and Political DeadlockProblems of Power Sector DevelopmentDemocratic Decentralization: - Past, Present and FuturePeace Through Autonomy and ReconciliationAgenda for PeaceKashmir: Is Peace Possible?Kashmir Autonomy: National Conference Perspective