Water Politics between Pakistan and India: An Analysis

  • Muhammad Javed MS Scholar, Department of Political Science & International Relations, Government College University Faisalabad
  • Israr Rasool Visiting Lecturer, Department of Political Science & International Relations, Government College University Faisalabad
  • Dr. Ghulam Mustafa Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science & International Relations, Government College University Faisalabad
Keywords: Hydro Politics, Pakistan, India, and Indus water Treaty, Politics of South Asia

Abstract

Pakistan is blessed with rich natural resources in which water resources are the major ones. Yet the level of this important resource has been reached at an alarming level due to myriad factors such as misuse, mismanagement, and politics in water sectors at both levels national and international. The study is presenting an overview of the state of the Indus Water Treaty, Indus River Basin, and conflict between India and Pakistan in the wake of the Indus Water Treaty (IWT). The focus of the study is to reveal the hegemony of India on international waters and its relations with the outer world. Moreover, the research study has presented root causes of the water crisis, hydro politics in the South Asia region, the hegemony of India on international waters. Water management policies and co-operation mechanism is required between Pakistan and India to cope with the challenge of water shortage.

Published
2021-03-07
How to Cite
Muhammad Javed, Israr Rasool, & Dr. Ghulam Mustafa. (2021). Water Politics between Pakistan and India: An Analysis. Research Journal of Social Sciences and Economics Review (RJSSER), 2(1), 195-199. https://doi.org/10.36902/rjsser-vol2-iss1-2021(195-199)