Indo-Pak leaders have to talk

Indo-Pak leaders have to talk
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Killing of four Border Security Force personnel in exchange of fire between India and Pakistan armies along the International Border in Jammu on Wednesday has once again proved that hostilities between both the countries can take an ugly turn at any point of time.
Despite armies of both the countries deciding to implement the 2003 ceasefire agreement in letter and spirit situation along the LoC and the International Border situation continues to be grim.
Everyone in both the countries believes that truce cannot be successful till the political leadership breaks the ice. During his recent visit to Jammu and Kashmir Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that India is ready to talk to Pakistan but it should come forward and make a sincere effort.
India and Pakistan both have their limitations and they cannot cross their lines but that doesn’t mean that political leadership cannot talk to each other. They have to break the shackles and end the bloodshed in Jammu and Kashmir. Political leaders of both the countries need to bear in mind that they have to talk to each other for the sake of people and save the human lives. Remaining at war with each other forever is no option. Both the countries since 2014 have been mobilizing their armies at the borders and whenever these armies exchange fire war like situation puts the border dwellers in a tight spot. They are left with no option other than to leave their homes and run away to safer places to save their lives.
Talks at the military level cannot succeed till these have got the nod of the political establishment. Leaders of both the countries have to give up their rigidity and take a call to end the hostilities. Dialogue at political level is prerequisite for peace.