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Garga Chatterjee

Commentator on South Asian politics and culture

Garga Chatterjee is a Kolkata-based commentator on South Asian politics and culture. He received his PhD from Harvard and is a faculty at the Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata.He blogs at hajarduari.wordpress.com.

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Plight Of Fishermen Caught Between Terror And Boat

Like perverted stamp-collectors, India and Pakistan collect 'alien' fishermen in their jails and exchange them with each other during their periodic confidence building measures for peace. In this costly charade, fishermen are the cannon-fodders of goodwill. This cruelty must end.
22/01/2015 8:20 AM IST
AFP via Getty Images

Plight Of Fishermen Caught Between Terror And Boat

Like perverted stamp-collectors, India and Pakistan collect 'alien' fishermen in their jails and exchange them with each other during their periodic confidence building measures for peace. In this costly charade, fishermen are the cannon-fodders of goodwill. This cruelty must end.
22/01/2015 8:20 AM IST