The Line of Control, Travelling with the Indian and Pakistani Armies, Jacob, Happymon. India: Penguin Random House, 2018, 188.


Written by Happymon Jacob, The Line of Control ─ Travelling with the Indian and Pakistani Armies is a unique book in many ways. Associate Professor at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, the author had the rare chance to personally visit the Line of Control (LoC) both in the Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK), as well as, the Azad Kashmir to investigate and get first-hand knowledge of the factors causing ceasefire violations. His journey to the LoC with the officers of rival armies and interaction with the people living near the LoC is not only an eye-opener but also makes one marvel the bravery and perseverance of these people.

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