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Is Kashmir bus a strategic blunder?

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February 22, 2005 16:16 IST

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The Indo-Pak peace process

The green light for the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus has angered many in India who believe the service will provide easy passage for Pakistan-sponsored terrorists to enter the country.

Announced during External Affairs Minister Natwar Singh's visit to Pakistan last week, the decision has nevertheless been hailed in the Kashmir valley whose residents believe it will enable them to see relatives in Pakistan occupied Kashmir without having to make a long and tiring journey via the Wagah border.

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What do you think? Do you believe it is a landmark decision which will fast forward the India-Pakistan peace process? Or do you think it is a strategic blunder which will cost the nation dear and resurrect terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir?

Tell us now!.