parliamentarians and artists visiting
Pakistan to push for peace
Kuldip Nayar is
a fervent supporter
and Pakistan, a
columnist virtually all countries of
South Asia, is a former member of
the Indian parliament and ex-Indian
High Commissioner in UK. For several
years now, he has been organising
a joint Indian-Pakistani Independence
Day celebration at Attari on
the night of August 14-15.
from Mumbai is a
vocal face on the
issue of peace
between the two
countries. He is
keen to promote Pakistani talents in
Mazher Hussain, from Hyderabad
Deccan, is executive director
of Confederation of Voluntary
Associations (COVA) and is involved
with various issues including Kashmir,
and emancipation of the poor.
He is also actively involved with the
India-Pakistan peace issues. He has
been involved in a cross border initiative
connecting Indian and Pakistani
school children and also in the
recent peace march Amn ke Badhte
Dr. Bhalchandra Mungekar, a
economist, is a
member of Indian
Sabha). He has
served as vicechancellor
and a member of
Planning Commission of India. He
has been part of a socialist movement
from his college days.
Sanjay Nahar who hails from
Pune is working with the orphanage
'Children of Kashmir'. His
work is well known all over India.
He is also Founding President
Sarhad, a Pune based social educational
and cultural organisation engaged
in rehabilitation work for terrorism
affected children, promoting
peace process in violence affected
regions especially in Kashmir.
in Mumbai, is a
secretary of Pakistan-
Democracy (PIPFPD) and a bureau
member of South Asians for Human
Rights (SAHR). He is actively involved
on the issue of India-Pakistan
fishermen and other issues related
to SAARC in general and
Indo-Pak in particular.
Amritsar-based Ramesh Yadev is
actively involved with the Folklore
Society. As a border-dweller, he
is always at the Attari to welcome
peace activists from Pakistan. He is
a major force behind the annual 14-
15 August programme at the border.
is actively engaged
She has worked
media groups including Asian Age
and Covert, The Sunday Guardian
and News X television channel.
Former Member of Parliament
Shahid Siddiqui is vocal on the
issue of communal amity in India.
He is also an editor of Nai Duniya, a
leading Urdu daily. He is a strong
proponent of peace and friendship
between India and Pakistan.
Krishna Rao is a social activist
and currently serving as Bureau
Chief of Telgo language newspaper
Andhra Jyoti at Delhi.
Haris Kidwai hails from Delhi
and is a General Secretary of
PIPFPD, Delhi chapter. He is active
on India-Pakistan and Kashmir issues.
Lakshmi Prasad is Former
Member Parliament and political
activists. He is also Chairman Hindi
Academy in Andhra Pardesh.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
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The News on Sunday Special Report: India Pakistan prisoners more editions
We probably didn't need to do this Special Report. Newspaper stories don't matter when it comes to Indians in Pakistani jails and vice versa. In fact, 'vice versa' sums it up. We do to them what they do to us.
Except when the two countries decide to begin talking, yet again! This time a little before the foreign secretary level talks, some Pakistani prisoners were released by India (and vice versa must have happened) and some more were release....read more
For the past 2 years the Jang Group and Geo have been working on a project of great national interest; one that we hope will help usher in an era of peace and prosperity in the country and indeed, in the region. And one that hopefully all Pakistanis can be proud of. more
The Jang Group has entered into an agreement with the Times of India Group, the largest media group of India, to campaign for peace betw