It's interesting to hear Markandey Katju's views: Salman Khurshid
Asked to comment on Katju's remarks on the only way to find a solution to Kashmir issue yesterday, Khurshid said the PCI Chairperson has freedom to say a lot of things which he does not have.
“Justice Katju has freedom to say a lot of things but I don't have. We cannot talk about something reversing history because that can only be done if everyone speaks that way...We should not pick up something that once again raises people's emotions unnecessarily.
“But he is a visionary and he is a person who has his own ways and it's interesting to hear what he says,” Khurshid said on the sidelines of a function when asked to comment on Katju's views.
Addressing a seminar here, Katju had said the only solution to the Kashmir problem is reunification of India and Pakistan under a strong and “modern-minded” government which will not tolerate bigotry.
Khurshid said both India and Pakistan should emotionally bond to understand each other.
“Well it is a way of expressing what divides us. Originally one people, one family. We got divided because of the events that took place. But sometimes when it happens you have to learn to live together. And in learning to live together if you blame each other you never learn to live together. So emotionally you
Katju idea is appreciableMADAN | 10-Dec-2012Reply | Forward sometimes many things appear to be irreversible but when wall of barlin can be demolished, german unite, Korean working for unity , what problem with such a vision. Both country need quality people. It will save arms expenditure, check communal violence and will lead to prosperity. Currently it is looking like something strange but this idea is appreciable.
Fools Paradisesaji | 10-Dec-2012Reply | Forward I guess he is Living in a fools paradise Like Diggy & shoots without Thinking & aiming. Judicial Cases handled by him during his tenure as Justice must be probed for in accuracy & biasness..
What r u saying.Madan Mohan | 10-Dec-2012Reply | Forward Koreans working for unity - who gave u that idea...? Infact Koreans get to the verge of war every six months whenever North declares their rocket launch plans.
Germany division not comparable to Indo-PakGautam | 10-Dec-2012Reply | Forward While one agrees that the benefits of the end of the conflict is enormous, one cannot compare Indo-Pak division to Germans. All Germans were believing in United Germany and they were separated by external forces whose wall was built by the external forces. Whereas the Indo Pak division was caused by internals who thought they were different from each other where one side believed that they had a great cultural history and the other side believed that the better part of history from Mughal invasions. After that the schools on both sides have for generations taught how one is superior over another side. Let us learn to live as good neighbours for now is a better option