Heightened tensions in kashmir india and pakistan are precariously close to the brink of war over the long-disputed kashmiri region of india the conflict heated up after a suicide attack on the indian parliament december 13 that india blamed on pakistani terrorists. The kashmir conflict has been between india and pakistan, with kashmir in the middle kashmir is a disputed piece of land that came to be after britain dismantled the indian empire as a result of this disputed land war broke out. In what seemed like a major break from its position over the kashmir question in 2008, pakistan’s new president, asif ali zardari, denounced separatist violence as “terrorism” however, his spokesperson later clarified that the remark was about non-kashmiri militants fighting in kashmir.
Conflict over kashmir study play so what happened to kashmir after partition kashmir had to choose india or pakistan so what happened to kashmir: problem: kashmir had hindu leader and muslim population kashmir's solution kashmir cedes to india for help but pakistan does not legally recognize this - saying it was forced. In this lesson, students explore indian and pakistani leadership, conflicts, struggles over kashmir and steps toward peace since the indian subcontinent gained independence from british rule in 1947 students work in groups to research specific decades and then create multi-tiered timelines representing indian and pakistani relations and politics during those decades. Kashmir has three major ethnic areas: ladakh in the northwest, which is majority buddhist the kashmir valley (controlled by india) and the part now controlled by pakistan, which is majority muslim, and jammu (in the south), which is majority hindu. Kashmir's line of control is the de facto border between india and pakistan in the contested region, where tensions have been high since a recent militant attack.
The kashmir conflict is a territorial conflict primarily between india and pakistan, having started just after the partition of india in 1947 china has at times played a minor role  india and pakistan have fought three wars over kashmir , including the indo-pakistani wars of 1947 and 1965 , as well as the kargil war of 1999. Like the arab-israeli conflict, the conflict over kashmir remains unresolved and like the arab-israeli conflict, it is the source, and perhaps the key, to peace in regions far greater than the territory in dispute. In early december, pakistan's water crisis even prompted it to ask india to remove its troops from siachen, a glacier in the disputed region of kashmir, over fears that their presence would. Background on the conflict over kashmir for students & teachers the problem: both india and pakistan wish to control kashmir why do both india and pakistan believe control of kashmir is so important the people of kashmir are still tribal in nature the geography is mostly rural, with fierce mountains, deserts, and valleys.
It's a stunning region of snow-capped peaks nestled in the himalayan and karakoram mountain ranges favored by bollywood directors. The kashmir dispute dates back to 1947 when india was partitionedalong religious lines, leading to the formation of india andpakistan after this, there were over 650 states,run by princes. India and pakistan have fought three wars against each other since 1947, the first two of which were over kashmir in the past fifteen years, the two countries have been embroiled in four military. The sub conflict over jammu and kashmir is the nucleus of all problems between india and pakistan it has troubled the relations between the two countries since.
The conflict over kashmir the conflict between india and pakistan over the former princely state of jam and kashmir has been one of the main pretexts for war between two of the successor states of british india resolution of this rivalry and enduring conflict is critical to the emergence of peaceful, cooperative. A particular conflict still in stalemate today is the kashmir conflict between the republic of india and pakistan since the british granted independence to india and pakistan in 1947 there has been much contention as to where the partition should be in the kashmir and jammu region. Post-partition and conflict over kashmir the death of muhammed ali jinnah in 1948, the conflict with india over the princely state of kashmir (which both countries claimed at independence), as. The kashmir conflict (hindi: कश्मीर विवाद, urdu: مسئلہ کشمیر ) is a dispute over the territory of kashmir the dispute is between india and pakistan india claims all of the region that was once a princely state.
As two nations united by history but divided by destiny, india and pakistan are almost like two estranged siblings their rivalries over five decades have prevented both countries from realizing. History of the kashmir conflict print india and pakistan have fought three wars—in 1947-48, 1965, and 1971—and two out of these were over kashmir in addition to this, india has been fighting a covert war in kashmir since 1989 the two countries came close to a full-scale war in 1999 when pakistani army regulars occupied the peaks in. The conflict stems from pakistan and india, which both claimed the sovereignty over this region, leading to dramatic consequences over the decades on the kashmir inhabitants and on the economy the conflict , rooted in the history, has impacted roughly the region, and a close solution seems uncertain. The kashmir conflict (hindi: कश्मीर विवाद, urdu: مسئلہ کشمیر) is a dispute over the territory of kashmir the dispute is between india and pakistan india claims all of the region that was once a princely state.