HYDRO-POLITICS IN INDUS BASIN; CONVERTING GEOGRAPHICAL CONFLICT INTO POLITICAL INTEREST
In the lexicon of India–Pakistan ‘hydro-politics’ has becoming intensely political, divisive and crucially complex. This development in water issues remained instructive and unsettled with political frames. At the time of Partition, there has been a spurt of statements that richly color Pakistan as a deprived and grieved state at lower riparian inflicted with mass migration, inadequate techniques of water management and lacking aquatic resources. This article identifies the changing geo-politics of South Asia that propel as diversified set of ongoing hydro-politics with upper-lower riparian dynamics. Following a gridlock, and with pressures at climax that mount between the two states the requirement for unbiased outsider intercession was clear. In reference to U.S policy towards containment of communism lays the interest in South Asia that engaged World Bank to intervene. The World Bank tried rehashed endeavors to console the two disputants by keeping the river water on the political burner. The superseding and persevering subject all through the process of mediation was the dread of starting a trend that both parties could use for their potential benefit. In order to prevent an imbalance in environmental catastrophe lying in South Asia, thus a geopolitical conflict could fuel the fires of discontent that may lead to a political imbalance that could be a cornerstone of World politics.