Srinagar : There can be no redrawing of borders between India and Pakistan and any solution to Kashmir issue should ensure that the Line of Control (LoC) be “like a border”, SK Lambah, special envoy of the outgoing Prime Minister, said.
“After three wars and long periods of disagreements, it is essential that any agreement must ensure that the Line of Control is like a border between any two normal states. There can be no redrawing of borders,” he said addressing a seminar on Tuesday.
Lambah also advocated free movement of people from Jammu and Kashmir across the Line of Control, besides steps to enhance trade between the divided parts of the state.
“In accordance with the normal acceptable behaviour between nations, it is imperative that the people of J&K on either side of the Line of Control should be able to move freely from one side to the other. This is particularly essential as on both sides of the Line of Control live not only the same ethnic groups but also divided families,” he said.