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India and Pakistan trouble relation

I’m in 12 grade, last week I was given an assignment to research about India and Pakistan and talk about India trouble relation. I got some really good informations from the internet but I also want to hear from people. If you know anything please feel free to share.
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Ever since the partition of the sub-continent in 1947, when Britain dismantled its Indian empire, India and Pakistan have been arch rivals.

The animosity has its roots in religion and history, and is epitomised by the long-running conflict over the state of Jammu and Kashmir. This has recently escalated into a dangerous.


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  • Apr 22 2013: Good work Ruben - Me - I'm 63, and I thought Jena who had been a congressman had good reasons for the creation of Pakistan. Maybe as a Christian and a Texan I should be quiet, but in India everyone seems to sort of get along. Some of Jena's descendants made big fortunes in banking in India. Look at poor Pakistan which split in two and had Muslims acting badly to other Muslims. Think of the cost of all this conflict. It seems to me that all would be better off in one real demacracy. They haven't had a war in awhile so maybe things are improving. As I say it's foreign countries so I wish them all the best.
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      Apr 23 2013: I agree with your observation. you are echoing the thoughts and dream of the great man Mahatma Gandhi.
      Undivided India would have been a force to reckon with, by now.

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