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Why is there conflict over the border between India and Pakistan?

Why is there conflict over the border between India and Pakistan?

The Kashmir conflict is a territorial conflict over the Kashmir region, primarily between India and Pakistan, with China playing a third-party role. The conflict started after the partition of India in 1947 as both India and Pakistan claimed the entirety of the former princely state of Jammu and Kashmir.

What is the Indian Pakistan border ceremony?

Wagah-Attari border ceremony
At the international border between India and Pakistan, the pomp and pageantry of the Beating Retreat and the Change of Guard occur within handshaking distance of the Indian and Pakistani forces….

Wagah-Attari border ceremony
Genre Military display
Dates Every day
Location(s) India-Pakistan border

Who was at the India Pakistan border ceremony?

Michael Palin at the India-Pakistan border ceremony on the Pakistani side (from Himalaya with Michael Palin ). BBCWorldwide video on YouTube. Sanjeev Bhaskar at the India-Pakistan border ceremony on the Indian side. BBCWorldwide video on YouTube.

How many Pakistani soldiers died in India border skirmish?

Pakistan rejected that a strike took place, stating that Indian troops had not crossed the Line of Control but had only skirmished with Pakistani troops at the border, resulting in the deaths of two Pakistani soldiers and the wounding of nine. Pakistan rejected India’s reports of any other casualties.

Why is the border between Pakistan and India closed?

The border is often closed due to fighting or to terror incidents. In November 2014, for example, a Pakistani Taliban suicide bomber killed dozens at the Wagah border. A Pakistan man on a donkey cart passes Pakistani paramilitary troops a day after a suicide bombing, along a street leading to the Wagah border, November 3, 2014.

Is there a line of control between India and Pakistan?

Although both countries have maintained a fragile cease-fire since 2003, they regularly exchange fire across the contested border, known as the Line of Control. Both sides accuse the other of violating the cease-fire and claim to be shooting in response to attacks.