India and its neighbours: The 1990s and beyond

  title={India and its neighbours: The 1990s and beyond},
  author={P. Murthy},
  journal={Strategic Analysis},
  pages={1411 - 1429}
  • P. Murthy
  • Published 2000
  • Political Science
  • Strategic Analysis
  • Former Prime Minister I.K. Gujral, while discussing the Gujral Doctrine identifies the South Asian countries—Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Maldives and Pakistan—as forming the first concentric circle in India's foreign policy. Bringing out their relevance he states that India's nature and strength cannot be divorced from the nature of relations it has with these neighbours. The present paper primarily focuses the discussion on the politico-economic ties with four of these immediate… CONTINUE READING
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