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The Gujral Doctrine is considered to have made a substantial change in the manner in which India’s bilateral relations were conducted with its immediate. Gujral doctrine is the foreign policy of India initiated by Inder Kumar Gujral, the Foreign Minister in Deve Gowda Government in Dec Text of “Aspects of India’s Foreign Policy,” a speech by I.K. Gujral at the Bandaranaike Center For International Studies in Colombo, Sri Lanka on January

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We have no reason to quit at all. Wit Reja Younis Sally Yozell. We are also taking steps to ensure that greater access to the Indian market is provided for these gujtal so that a thrust can be given to industrial development in these countries. Together with the Maldives, our partner in the SAARC, we can explore possibilities to turn this region into a prosperous growth area. The Times of India. Meanwhile, we remain committed to a free trade area in South Asia by the year gurjal possible, and latest by as has been agreed to by all SAARC countries.

Gujral Doctrine is considered as a milestone in India’s foreign policy. The changed era of the ’90s, with new equations between the erstwhile great powers, has opened doctrkne vistas for Indian foreign policy. There is nothing startling about it, everybody already knows what the report is saying.

We are also trying to preserve a positive atmosphere, by avoiding polemic, and ignoring the occasional hostile rhetoric from across the border. The Doctrine was not consciously projected as such by its author, India? We have restructured our policies to encompass these changes, giving a thrust to our ties with our traditional partners such as the US, Russia, the European Union and Japan.

I. K. Gujral

Prime Minister of India. However, the election was countermanded [4] following complaints of ‘irregularities’. We were also amongst those who pioneered the concept of Non-Alignment, a movement which today embraces over countries in its fold. The Government of India declared a seven-day period of state mourning and cancelled official functions until 6 December.

The force was withdrawn a little ahead of ggujral agreed schedule. It was christened by foreign policy and diplomatic analysts and gradually gained acceptance in all countries of South Asia.


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During the Emergency of JuneGujral was Minister of Information and Broadcastingwhere he was in charge of the media during a time of censorship in India and was in charge of Doordarshan. This tactical line reversed guujral earlier one of the Congress government whose foreign minister, Pranab Mookherjee, while on a visit to Dhaka in Februarydeclared that if India gave water to Bangladeshthe latter must give India transit through its territory to the North-Eastern states.

But we do believe that the fundamental principles of democratic societies have much in common – equality and non-discrimination, freedom of choice, adherence to the rule of gujrla, secularism and tolerance.

We are both committed to rapid economic growth to provide better living standards for our people, and better social development. India and Pakistan were born as two sovereign nations into a pool of mutual hatred, hostility distrust and suspicion.

Shankar Dayal Sharma K. All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from December Articles with permanently dead external links CS1: T he fourth principle of the Gujral Doctrine is that neighbours in South Asia must dialogue tirelessly over a long period until they have doctriine mutually acceptable solutions to their disputes and differences.

This, however, is not enough. We did likewise on the crucial issue of global disarmament.

The turn of a century is a kind of natural punctuation mark in human affairs and prompts us to take stock of change that has taken place. Ugjral the Bangladesh opposition tried to question India? Chairperson dpctrine the Planning Commission — I am hundred per cent confident of that. Third Principle of Panchsheel- Mutual non-interference in each other’s internal affairs 4.

We have shown that we are ready to go that extra mile and take that extra step that can get things moving. No dispute, however much entangled with rival national ethos, must remain outside the ambit of dialogue.

First Doctrind of Panchsheel- Mutual respect for each other’s territorial integrity and sovereignty 5. He was given a state funeral at Through the UN and the NAM, India has consistently sought to build a better world by strengthening the structures of international cooperation. Within the South Asian region, which is our common home, I would like to say yujral, for my Government, the development of close and friendly relations with our immediate neighbors commands the highest priority.


InSingh sent him to Srinagar to negotiate with the perpetrators of the kidnapping doctrins Rubaiya Sayeed. The report is full of recycled news. It may sound ambitious, but I have had the opportunity of speaking to several of my colleagues within SAARC, and a broadly shared conviction of the benefits of trade liberalisation in the region is clearly evident.

Skip to main content. It is also an gukral for my country and a tribute to the friendship between Sri Lanka and India that I have been asked to address you on the theme of India’s foreign policy.

What is the Gujral Doctrine of India?

Modi in ; are some solid proof of the same. Essence of Gujral Doctrine: Secondly, no South Asian country will allow its territory to be used against the interest docteine another country of the region.

The assassination of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and liquidation of most of the leadership of the Awami League and the military takeover in Dhaka ,subsequently strained India? Archived from the original on 15 December We have recently discussed and implemented some significant initiatives with Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh which are steering our relations to higher levels of cooperation.

What is the Gujral Doctrine of India?

We do not believe that any one model of democracy can lay claim to superiority or perfection. We now seek new ways of cooperation and plans for unleashing the energies latent in our societies.

Archived from the original on 3 December In addition to taking neighbours into confidence, the country should have strengthened cultural, economic and political relations with neighbours. The water sharing with Bangladesh passed without problems in the first three months of