After a glorious strategic victory on China on Ladhakh indo- China border issue. One more victory has added to India on India- Pakistan border issue. Armies of India and Pakistan agree to a ceasefire along LOC from February 24/25 midnight. This move comes at that time when the Indian military is largely engaged with the Chinese PLA on LAC on Ladakh. As we know a standoff situation has emerged in the Ladakh sector in may last year but disengagement has started and phase 1bof the disengagement process from Pangong Lake was completed by the armies of the two nations and further disengagement is underway at other friction points. Indian Army Chief General Naravane has said that its a win-win situation. “What we have achieved it will be a very good end result. India has put systems in place to make sure that there is no re-occupation of these heights and it is part of the agreement. After this great strategic victory on China, this sudden development on Indo- Pskistan Border has surprised everyone.
A DGMO level talk has occurred between two countries after that both DGMOs has issued a joint statement and Indian and Pakistani militarise announced that they will follow the agreement between two countries “ceasefire violation agreement- 2003. After this surprising Development. Here big Question is- does Pakistan really wants peace or China U-Turn on Ladhakh has created a fearful situation for Pakistan as Prime minister of Pakistan Imran Khan has also given a big statement in his Shri Lanka visit that “we are making a way to build up a strong peaceful relation with India.”
Although this is not the first time when Pakistan has promised a cease-fire agreement but Pakistan always believe in a breach of trust.
As per the official Dara of ceasefire violation done by Pakistan especially after the Modi Government, we find that the percentage and the number has increased every year after 2014. Data says that in the year 2021 till February 1 more than 300 times with one fatal causality has reported about ceasefire violation by Pakistan. The highest number of ceasefire violation by Pakistan is in the year 2020 after the 2003 truce. There were 5100 instances of ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the year 2020 along the border of J&K in which 36 lives left including 24 security personals and 130 people injured. The number of ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops in 2020 was over five times that of 2017 when 971 cases were reported in which 31 people — 12 civilians and 19 security forces personnel — were killed and 151 suffered injures.
There is were 3289 ceasefire violation by Pakistan along the Indo- Pak border in the year 2019 in which 1565 ceasefire violation had taken place since August. After the abrogation of article 370, the intensity of ceasefire violation has increased as Pakistan was not ready to digest this revocation and to accept J&K as the union territory of India.
In 2018, Jammu and Kashmir had recorded 2,936 instances of ceasefire violations by Pakistan with an average of eight cases daily, in which 61 people were killed and over 250 injured.
In 2017 when 971 cases were reported in which 31 people — 12 civilians and 19 security forces personnel — were killed and 151 suffered injures.
Before the ceasefire agreement, as many as 8,376 incidents of shelling and firing by Pakistani troops were reported in 2002. For three years – 2004, 2005 and 2006 – there was not a single such violation on the border. However, there had been a gradual increase in ceasefire violations by Pakistan since 2009. People living near the border in Jammu, Kathua, Kupwara and Baramulla, Samba, Rajouri and Poonch districts were also severely hit by firing and shelling by Pakistani troops during the year.