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Pakistani political parties for peace, India need to change mindset: Aiyar

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Aiyar has said that while most political parties in are evolving and want cordial relations with India, the same shift is not visible in the mindset of Indian political parties.

In a video aired on an Indian news channel on Monday, Aiyar, speaking at the Literature Festival, maintained that is "still caught in a partially 1947 situation".

"All political parties except the say they want peace with Now this change in mindset that is taking place in is not reflected in Therefore we are still caught in a partially 1947 situation," Aiyar said.

"What I am hoping is that festivals like this and opportunities for us to meet and carry a message back will enable us to gently shift the Indian mindset in the direction in which I have seen the Pakistani mindset evolving over the last 35-40 years," he added.

Earlier in the day, India's issued a stern warning to saying that it would have to pay a price its "misadventures", two days after militants stormed an army camp in Jammu and entered the residential quarters of junior commissioned officers, spraying bullets and hurling bombs.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 23:56 IST
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