ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Deep Diplomacy in South Asia

Secularisation and Partition Emergencies

This article suggests that the disorder which accompanied Partition, and attempts by India and Pakistan to contain and manage it, generated pressures that led to an (admittedly partial) secularisation of bilateral relations between the two countries. By looking at the evolution of the inter-dominion agreement of 1948 and common border policing practices in the western sector, it shows how and why peace was "produced" by Indian and Pakistani elites and officials.

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