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Grounds for Peace and Justice in Kashmir

Tuesday, 19. August 2003

Extracts from a speech by Professor Rajmohan Gandhi, a prominent Indian writer, at the recent Kashmir Peace Conference in Washington DC, have been published in Pakistan's leading daily.

Rajmohan Gandhi

Rajmohan Gandhi

'For the sake of well over a billion human beings living in the region, will South Asia's political leadership summon the courage and trust for a journey toward a statesmanlike settlement of the Kashmir question? And will the world community get behind such a journey?'

Rajmohan Gandhi, visiting professor in the Programme in South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Illinois, at Urbana-Champaign, USA. An edited version of his speech at the Kashmir Peace Conference in Washington DC was - unusually, for an Indian view on Kashmir, published in Pakistan's leading daily newspaper, Dawn, on July 31st.

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