The Simla Agreement 1972: Its Wasted Promise

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Chari, P. R., & Cheema, P. I. (2001). The Simla Agreement 1972: Its wasted promise. New Delhi: Manohar & Distributors.

The Simla Agreement of 1972 was a historic event by any stand. It was agreed mutually by India and Pakistan ended a rather unfortunate war, returned over ninety thousand prisoners in Indian custody to Pakistan and heralded the longest period of peace between the two countries. The authors have recreated the events and processes that led to the Agreement and the various nuances of each development. The main objective of the book is to understand the complex issues involved at the conference and capturing in their unique ways ‘the spirit of Simla, from both sides of the border. This book would also provide a valuable backdrop to future developments in South Asia.

ISBN:81- 7304- 405- 8

 

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