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Do we need to supply water from our rivers to Pakistan when they drink the same water to survive and attack our land and people?

Asked by vinod, 02 Dec '08 04:30 am
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We should not change our good things for someone's bad things
Answered by Raum, 02 Dec '08 05:21 am

 
  
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I would begin with saying that, neither the Question nor the Answers that may come at this charged period of time is as simple as what we all think it is. The law of the jungles is over. Each country is bound by some international conventions on such issues and we cannot renounce them, lest we become a pariah in the community of nations, whatever may be the level of enmity between the states. There is a sanctity to certain laws, even if there are conflicting interpretations of the commonly understood terms or articles of a convention or even a bilateral agreement, as tricky situations arise. After years of negotiations, a "Convention on the Law of the Non-Navigational Uses of International Watercourses" was adopted by the UN General Assembly in May 1997, which effectively supersedes the Helsinki agreement. This was done to set the general terms for the protection, preservation and management of water resources - in short the equitable and reasonable utilisation bases on a variety of c ...more
Answered by Omega, 02 Dec '08 08:31 pm

 
  
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Those people are not our enemies. Their rulers are. We are weak in defending ourselves. Nature knows no boundaries. Rains / rivers (water) and air need to be shared come what may. After all humanity is the biggest religion much bigger than any country.
Answered by rajneesh Rediff, 03 Dec '08 10:08 am

 
  
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I respect your sentiments Vinod n the outburst is very reasonable but world order does not go along this.Duniya aise naa chali hai naa chalegi................every problem has a certain solution n I don't think this is the right solution of the problem we call TERRORISM.Moreover we are gong to corrupt our own image at world stage n it would be an immoral act.Those rivers were still supplying water when there were no countries like India or Pakistan. We can not underestimate that Saajhi sanskriti we are bound to, the most important thing is that a common Pakistani is as humane as a common Indian.They are no lesser beings n if my observation is correct, they do not like these conditions.A common Pakistani is peace loving n not only appreciates the peace process but strengthen the bilateral ties which are evident from the cultural ethos we have shared n are sharing.You must have noticed their hospitality when Indian cricket team visited Pakistan....they all gave a standing ovation to Sach ...more
Answered by prashant sharma, 02 Dec '08 07:38 pm

 
  
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How can we bite the dog that has bitten us.We are bound by bilateral arrangements for river waters.
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 02 Dec '08 09:04 am

 
  
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Are we. Near pathankot we have blocked and turned the flow of a river into our country, I think.
Answered by sankaran subbiah, 02 Dec '08 06:28 am

 
  
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We need not fight over water
Answered by anil garg, 13 Sep '11 12:06 am

 
  
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We cant stop the water
Answered by RSehgal, 12 Sep '11 08:12 pm

 
  
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