One factor from your report on Kashmir (which has robbed us of our identity): Life in Kashmir after a year of crisis, August 5) is that not only India but both India and Pakistan share their respective parts of Kashmir. Give special status to The result of UN resolutions.
Pakistan, however, was the first to retreat: first in 1963 when, under the Sino-Pakistani agreement, it ceded a large part of Kashmir to China, and then in May 2018 when it handed over to Gilgit-Baltistan. Removed special status, thus enabling China to build economic corridors through the disputed area (Gilgit-Baltistan).
Now that both India and Pakistan have revoked the special status of Kashmir, is it not time for them to end the dispute by accepting the existing Line of Control in Kashmir as the international border between the two countries?
Om Prakash Shabbi
Jalandhar, Punjab, India
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