Did India's leadership hope after partition that Pakistan will eventually rejoin India?

Apr 2015
4,409
India
#83
Hindu nationalists are not going to like that ... at all. It will destroy their chances of winning political power in India.
Hindu nationalist see creation of Pakistan as a loss to historical Indian land. Left wing saw partition bad to Hindu-Muslim unity. Both were against partition. But now a days nobody think of reuniting with Pakistan as Pakistan is an enemy country and Islamic extremists dominate.
 
Apr 2015
4,409
India
#84
Mainstream media(both national and international) is equally responsible for molding perception of the viewers/readers. If someone only consumes BBC, The guardian, The New York Times etc then he will surely have erroneous ideas about the country and it's culture.
You are right sir. This time also many western media houses were not doing correct coverage of India's election, as if their obsession with India's poverty was not enough. I have permanently stopped reading these newspapers.
 
May 2014
17,694
SoCal
#85
Hindu nationalist see creation of Pakistan as a loss to historical Indian land. Left wing saw partition bad to Hindu-Muslim unity. Both were against partition. But now a days nobody think of reuniting with Pakistan as Pakistan is an enemy country and Islamic extremists dominate.
Yes, I know that Hindu nationalists opposed partition back in 1947. However, IMHO, it was at least somewhat stupid of them to do this due to the fact that it would have been much harder for them to obtain political power in a united India. The redeeming stance of their position is that there would have probably been less dead people due to no massive migrations (following partition). Of course, unfortunately sometimes it requires the shedding of blood in order to achieve national goals. For instance, Romania bled a lot in order to achieve a union with Transylvania and Bukovina, and various countries--such as Vietnam and Algeria--bled a lot for their independence.
 
Jun 2014
5,370
New Delhi, India
#90
Have you ever mentioned that you are not male but of some other gender? On internet who knows? There is a lot of impersonation. :)

That is the most beautiful hymn in RigVeda. True even after 3,000 years.
Rig Veda: Rig-Veda, Book 10: HYMN CXXIX. Creation.

There is another line in the hymn which people generlly overlook. That is the earliest ever mention of 'Quantum Mechanics'.
'Sages who searched with their heart's thought discovered the existent's kinship in the non-existent.'
 
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