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Why India Should Give Up Claim On Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir

Despite the Simla Accord, where both countries accepted the demarcation, the LoC is not an internationally recognised border. This state of confusion pushes both parties to keep their claim on all of Kashmir alive. Pakistan openly supports the Hurriyat Conference, a self-styled "separatist" organisation. The Hurriyat, in turn, does not let the Valley return to normalcy. For long-term peace and prosperity in the Valley, the Indian government should relinquish its claim on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.