Should India break Diplomatic Ties with Pakistan?

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Abhishek Soni said:   1 decade ago
Hi friends. War is not a solution of any problem. War between two nuclear country is foolishness. There is no doubt that India is more stronger than Pakistan and more developed than pak. THis is also true If war takes place India will win. But what we will get with wars. Already three wars have happened. And nothing was achieved.

Wars always results in violence and killing of innocent people and a lot of soldier not in destruction of real reason of war. End of one war sows the seed of next war. Our problem is not with pak army. Our problem is terrorist groups in pak. I am in favor of war If these terrorist group will participate in war from front. Then the war will be useful. Also now a day Indian economy is at decliment. War will cause a lot of wastage of money. But I am also not in the favor of talk and peaceful meeting, having delicious lunch with pakistan leader. India Instead of this should take some strict decision. Mere cancel of cricket tour will not work. They should not give any fundamental help to Pak like water and light etc until they show some improvement.

Chinmoy Nagarkar said:   1 decade ago
Hello Everyone,

Ever since independence Pakistan has been under political radar of India for various wrong reasons. Historically, Indo-Pak relations have been hostile primarily because of the three major wars fought after independence & act of terrorism perpetuated by them. Pakistan is of strategic importance to India. Thus against this backdrop we must take into cognizance that, it is in the best interest of India that Pakistan stays stable and peaceful.

Ironically, not only India but also Pakistan faces serious threat of violence & unrest due to extremism. Extremism is not unique to Pakistan but the problem originates with active involvement of these extremist & fundamentalist groups in politics over the past decade or so. Not only politically but also socially they have been successful in spreading their branches across many parts of country & also their infamous intelligence agency that are known to be hand in gloves with such extremist. This has paralyzed and hijacked the democracy of country.

Since many decades India has been trying to resolve various issues with Pakistan through diplomatic channels but unfortunately Pakistan has not been co-operative as one would expect it to be. Pakistan reciprocated not even to single demand put forth by India on charges of terrorism against their extremist, in spite of many documentary evidences. All this is because of the political turmoil that the country is facing. This renders all the dialogues and negotiations useless. Diplomacy doesn't work with such unyielding participation.

I would like to raise the question to those proponents of diplomatic ties with Pakistan, notwithstanding the generosity & resilience that this great country India has shown over the years, what have we received in return? Innumerable ceasefire violations, border infiltration, decapitation & mutilation of our soldiers, events like 26/11, extra-judicial killing of Indian prisoners in their jails with complete disregard to human rights regulations & many more. For those dubious about China gaining an upper hand over Pakistan because of India's split, things are not better off with diplomatic ties as well; China continues to have an upper over Pakistan regardless of India's policy with Pakistan because of its vested interest in Kashmir which is of strategic importance to China as well.

Now we must realize that peace talks & diplomacy are total sham & too much of water has flown under the bridge. India isn't a banana republic anyone can come and do whatever it feels like. Before we face serious repercussions because of our ignorance, we must exert some pressure on Pakistan. This can be done by enforcing an embargo on Pakistan, next by revoking a major Indo-Pak treaty such as Indus Water Treaty that may potentially create situation of drought and famine in some parts of Pakistan. Also aiding the rebellions of their disputed territory of Balochistan may prove effective in counteracting the extremist of Pakistan. Lastly, by rejecting their demand for electricity from India. These steps may sound aggressive and harsh to many but may prove effective in long run, these policies create crisis by stealth and may prove handy to dictate terms. After all these suggested remedies are just mild dose of their own medicine.

Pratyush Raj said:   10 years ago
This is a hot topic and can have people getting emotional and speaking in favour of the idea right from the start. However there are a lot of points that one can put forward against the idea of scrapping all diplomatic ties with Pakistan and these points can actually help a candidate get some good brownie points for thinking practically and not emotionally.

First the obvious reasons for scrapping diplomatic ties with Pakistan.

Pakistan has fought four wars with India and has been consistently sponsoring terrorist organisations to spread hatred between communities through terrorist activities in India.

Since the time of independence Pakistan has back stabbed India on numerous counts " funding terrorist activities, violating ceasefire norms. The recent beheading of Indian soldiers is one such example, countless others can be given for this point.

Pakistan has also held for over 60 years what is rightfully Indian territory " Pakistan occupied Kashmir. India has been a sizeable amount of defence funds every year to safeguard its territory and prevent any further intrusion by Pakistan.

Pakistan has taken India for granted and inspite of all efforts to maintain cordial diplomatic ties Pakistan has been the initiator of aggression.

Pakistan is a fragmented state and its governance and administration is in tatters. It does not make sense for India to make efforts for diplomatic ties with Pakistan when it might not gain anything out of it.

Pakistan has always opposed India in international forums and has always made sure to keep the lip service going.

Scrapping all diplomatic ties with Pakistan also has a lot of disadvantages.

Trade and Commerce: Pakistan is a major trade partner for India and imports a lot of Indian manufactured goods. Scrapping of diplomatic ties would hence mean loss of trade for India (no matter how small).

This would also mean that the situation between India and Pakistan would become increasingly tense in the future. This means that any situation can potentially spark of aggression from either side and India would always have to be on the guard and spruce up its defences.

Regional stability: Pakistan is a strong neighbour of India and maintaining cordial ties with Pakistan is very important for India to preserve regional peace. Any kind of aggression, conflict, battle can lead to disturbance in the region of Southeast Asia affecting investment and trade and commerce in both the countries.

Since Pakistan is a fragmented state now, it is quite a possibility that certain forces in Pakistan might be trying to sabotage the peace process and derailment of the peace process with only serve the vested interest is these forces.

Hence it is important to keep the peace process for various reasons. At the same time it can very well be argued that India should take a strong stand and let go of its image of being a soft state.

Dhruv said:   1 decade ago
Hello Friends,

In my opinion, We shouldn't be friend with Pakistan because of the following reasons:-

1. Our Financial capital Mumbai was terrorized by the terrorist who killed 200 people on July 11, 2006. Investigations told that they were backed by the ISI but Pakistan as always refused and even after they were given proofs no actions have been taken till now.

2. Who can forget the 26/11. 10 terrorist killed 173 people and wounded 310 in Mumbai. Whenever we ask Mr. Shariff where the case stands no comments is the answer.

3. ISI offered $15, 000-30, 000 dollars to Taliban to kill all the Indian contractors in Jalalabad, Kabul, Herat, Kandahar& Mazar-E-Shariff in Afghanistan. This Info was given to us by the US intelligence.

4. They think that they have got a friendly support of China so they can do anything to us they are living in dreams which we will love to break. As one of us said if we can create them then we also have the power to destroy them.

5. Pakistan Supported Don Dawood Ibhrahim even when they knew how important this man to INDIA but they didn't told that he was living there for past 6 months.

6. 195 violations of ceasefire on LoC in 2013, 93 in 2012 and 45 in 2011.

I think these reasons are enough to make one understand the Pakistan can never be friends with India even if we try to have peace talks with them. So no talks are necessary.

Rahul said:   1 decade ago
I totally agree with all our previous speakers that.

Breaking diplomatic ties will led to war,

India is a strategic partner of Pakistan,

Pakistan is also facing similar crunch of terrorism as india,

But my question from all is until when?

Every time we give chance to pakistan and it always not live up to our expectations.

How could we forget "kargil war" were thousands of our soldiers were killed. As long as "Kashmir" issue will be there Pakistan will not stop doing such things.

We should ask from them whose mother, sister, brother, father, son, daughter died in 26/11 terrorist attack. What was there fault? Answer will be Surely nothing. Recently 2 of our Indian soldiers were beheaded and 5 our army men were shot dead by them. Enough is enough, we should teach a lesson to pakistan and break diplomatic ties with them.

Kunal Aryan said:   8 years ago
Hello, Everyone Very Good Evening to all of you.

According to my point of view, its a very important topic for our country. Nowadays our country is suffering from this kind of problem. When we get up in the morning and open the newspaper. We get the heading of the newspaper "Once again terrorist attacked by Pakistan" Or "Pakistan has been now violated the ceasefire along INDIA's border". India has always tried to develop the best relationship with Pakistan. But we get a negative message from Pakistan side Like "Uri Attack", "Pathankot Attack", Or "Bahadur ali". Bahadur ali is a living proof of Pakistan's role cross-border terror.

Pakistani actor works in India. And whenever we lost our INDIAN SOLDIER during terror attack by Pakistan then these Pakistani Actors don't share his/her emotional feeling for INDIAN SOLDIER. I have remembered that when terror attack happened in Pakistan army school then ALL INDIAN had shared his/her feelings for that. I think these Pakistani actors must be banned in INDIA.

Conclusion :- At the last, I would like to say Indian government Should break Diplomatic ties with Pakistan.

That's all. Thank you very much :).

Priya said:   10 years ago
According to me diplomatic ties should not be broken with Pakistan.

I do have strong points to say this,

First of all we have to understand, Pakistan is one of our neighboring countries to break.

Of ties means to give birth to another kargil war, though India have major economy than Pakistan. War is something which is not entertained by any countries, common people doesn't want war, as whenever their is war it is the jawans, soldiers, common.

People who have to give their life, and it doesn't bring to any solution, rather it becomes a root cause to another war, and we will lose our economy also,

Then we have to then give more importance to the defense and not to the developing and manufacturing sector, so its well clear that War is not the ultimate solution.

Pakistan is a country which is controlled by the militants and armies and we are making ties to the political parties,

So therefore we can see no such solution coming up, and we find we are betrayed each and every time. We have no other way, its better to make friends than to Make enemies. Terrorism in Pakistan can be reduced to an extent, as we have to understand Pakistan supports terrorism as they get money by supporting that,

Now if we strengthen our economic ties if we support them more economically.

If Pakistan gets financially sound by our help they will not go in wrong path.

India being a country followers of mahatma Gandhi, Buddha, we are the followers of non-violence, and in that way we can strengthen our power over country Like Pakistan. Its time for our nation to become a developed nation by giving a helping hands to our neighboring countries, not to Get into some conflicts.

Vishal pandey said:   7 years ago
I think India should never break its diplomatic ties with Pakistan and I have got three solid reasons for that. The first one is that turning tables over diplomatic relations with Pakistan means India will be indirectly indicating that India is now in a state of war with Pakistan, and as we all know still India is counted in list of developing country so it can not afford any war because it may take India some time to sink into its system again.

The second reason is India has always been a peace loving country and several times India has shown its maturity by simply avoiding the situations of clash with china or Pakistan it is so not because India fears of war, not because India hasn't got enough machinery to win a for but it is so because India has always been the supporter of peace.

The third reason is that once Pakistan was a part of India so there is always a soft corner for Pakistan. The relation between India and Pakistan somewhere resembles with the relation of a stubborn child with a mature father. So India should never break its diplomatic ties with Pakistan who knows someday we are going to need Pakistan as it's our neighbor.

RASHID said:   1 decade ago
Pakistan in itself is a sort of bifurcated nation. It is still struggling to have consistent and uniform command over the implementation of its planned agenda and strategies. Unlike India, Pakistani democratic government don't have enough ruling over its military and its intelligence ambition, leading to independent functioning of both the units. Now here it is mindful that Pakistan has almost lost the democratic touch over the use of its arms. The hostile action on the part of Pakistan against India can't be directly linked to its civilian elected government Rather it is to be credited to the army and its secret alliance to terrorist. We Indians should consider this unstable situation of Pakistan and even perform aggressive research while employing our intelligence to figure out the genuine condition of the country which I believe is tracing the trajectory of Afghanistan. THE LACK OF DIPLOMATIC APPROACH BETWEEN TWO WILL EXACERBATE THE ARMS RACE, AND WILL GIVE CHINA A UPPER HAND.

Nikhil Goyal said:   1 decade ago
According to me India should break diplomatic ties with pak. Because every time when India put the friendship hand towards the pakistan India had paid for this. Pak always betrayed India. Last year at the border we see that Indian army had killed by pakistan soldiers. And our government do thing and again after 2 days 4 Indian army had killed again and then Indian government remain quiet. And there are many example like pak. Do terrorist attack on Indian innocent people. But India always forget this all thing and make a friendship hand toward them, . But acc. To me its the time to show India. India shows its power not to do fight but just have cut off all the relation with pak so that they get to know what is India. Fight is not the solution because we know that if fight is to be started in both countries India definately win. But the Indian soldiers and the people will die in that fight also a lot of money is wasted in this. And it is not the time to lose the money. So I think India have to break the diplomatic ties with the pakistan but without any fight.

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