What are accurate estimates of damage on both sides due to cross-border engagements by India and Pakistan?

What-are-accurate-estimates-of-damage-on-both-sides-due-to-cross-border-engagements-by-India-and-Pakistan

Answer by Nishant Kumar:

Let the pictures do the talking here for the theory can be lengthy and boring:

1. Human cost of the four wars:

2. The Siachen conflict

3. Cost of confrontation in 2002:
a.) Cost of troops mobilization

b.) Policy costs and benefits

4. Military Expenditure
a.) The overall view:

b.) Comparison of Military and Development expenditure

5. Gross Terror-economy Product and Conflict Economy

6. SOCIAL AND POLITICAL COSTS
a.) The Nutshell

b.) Jihadisation of Pakistani society

6. Terrorist attacks on India:

7. Legal Curbs on Civil Liberties in India

8. Railway depreciation:

9. Loss of Bilateral Trade

and under Joint Ventures:

10. Energy Economics:

11. Friends and foes:

12. MOST IMPORTANT: COST OF KASHMIR

Now for this 0.25%, let's see what we pay off:

A.) Human Costs:

B.) Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)

C.) Religious Identity of Civilians killed in Militancy:

D.) Psychiatric Impact of Violence:
Think it's too trifle loss? Let's open your eyes a bit:

E.) Education related losses:

F.) Politicide:

G.) Infrastructure Costs:

H.) Toll on Tourism:
Think Kashmir, think paradise on Earth? Not for long I say:

I.) Central Assistance:

I.) Interference in Internal Problems

Some other ill-effects without numerical data:

J.) Increased Terrorist Violence
K.) Breakdown of Bilateral ties
L.) US Intrusion in the Dispute
M.) Disintegration of Pakistani State
N.)  Conventional War
O.) Nuclear War

Source:
1. Basic Statistical Data
S Census of Pakistan, Population Association of Pakistan,
Islamabad, 1998
S Pakistan Almanac, Karachi, 2000-2001
S Economic Survey of Pakistan, Economic Adviser's Wing,
Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan,
Islamabad, 2002-03
S Census of India, Registrar General & Census Commissioner,
Government of India, New Delhi, 1991
S Economic Survey of India, Ministry of Finance, Government
of India, New Delhi, 2002-03
S Human Development Report, United Nations Development
Programme, New York, 2003
S India's Comprehensive Statistical Analysis, Data Information & Facts About India

2. Military Costs
Backgrounder: Comparative Military Assets
S The Military Balance, The International Institute for Strategic
Studies, London, 2003-04
1. Human Costs of Four Wars
S Rajya Sabha Unstarred Question No. 1710, dated 5.12.2001
S Lok Sabha Starred Question No.160, dated 28.11.2002
S Chronology of India-Pakistan Wars, Pakistan Alert Network
(Page on pakalert.net)
S Cook, Chris, International War 1971, The Facts on File World
Political Almanac 3rd ed., New York, 1995
2. Conflict over Siachen
S Irshad, Muhammad, Vajpayee's hand of friendship for
Pakistan, DEFENCE JOURNAL-AUGUST-2014, June 2003
S Sahni, Varun, Monitoring The Borders, The Hindu, December
15, 2001
S Rao, Shrikant, The Price Of War, Sunday Mid Day,
July 4, 1999
3. Costs of Confrontation 2002
S Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No 2732 dated 8.8.2003
S Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No 2868 dated 11.8.2003
S Islam, Syed M., Aviation Industry, Gulf Pakistan Economist,
May 19-25, 2003
S Costs mount for Indian airlines, BBC News, January 2, 2002

3. Military Expenditure
S Economic Survey of India, Ministry of Finance, Government
of India, New Delhi, 2002-03
S Economic Survey of Pakistan, Economic Adviser's Wing,
Ministry of Finance, Government of Pakistan,
Islamabad, 2002-03
5. GTP and Conflict Economy
b. GTP of Kashmir
S Bhosle, Varsha, Logistics of Pakistan's Proxy War, India, Business, Stock, Sports, Cricket, Entertainment, Bollywood, Music, Video and Breaking news, Rediffmail NG, Shopping,
November 22, 1999

4. Social and Political Costs
1. Jihadisation of Pakistani Society
S Shifting Sands: Instability in Undefined Asia, 2003, Strategic
Foresight Group, Mumbai
2. Growth of crime in Pakistan
a. Narcotics
S Country Profile, France diplomatie, France
(Page on france.diplomatie.fr
tan.pdf)
b. Small Arms
S Small Arms/Fire arms education and research network,
Ryerson University, Toronto (Page on www.research.
Page on ryerson.ca)
S Shifting Sands: Instability in Undefined Asia, 2003, Strategic
Foresight Group, Mumbai
S Behra, Ajay Darshan, The Supporting Structures of Pakistan's
Proxy War in Jammu & Kashmir, Strategic Analysis, Vol. XXV
No. 3, IDSA, New Delhi, June 2001
3. Acts of terror in Pakistan
a. Sectarian Violence
S Sectarian Violence in Pakistan, South Asia Terrorism Portal,
New Delhi (Page on satp.org
countries/pakistan/database/sect-killing.htm)
b. Bomb blasts
S Bomb blasts in Pakistan, South Asia Terrorism Portal,
New Delhi (Pakistan Assessment 2014
database/bombblast.htm)

5. Costs for Jammu and
Kashmir
Backgrounder
S Reshaping the Agenda in Kashmir, International Centre for
Peace Initiatives, Mumbai, 2002, p-5
1. Human Costs
S Annual Report, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India,
2002-03, Chapter III, p-13
S Civilian Casualties in J&K, Kaschmir – Reisen und Mode
(Kaschmir – Reisen und Mode)
S Terrorists Killed in J&K, Kaschmir – Reisen und Mode,
(Kaschmir – Reisen und Mode)
S J&K Yateem Trust General Secretary Abdul Rashid Hanjoora
quoted in The Tribune, November 29, 1999
Loss of Life and Property due to Shelling
S Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 1298 dated 26.11.2002
S Indian Shelling Kills Six in AJK, The News International,
September 1, 2003
2. Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs)
S Lok Sabha Unstarred Question No. 878 dated 29.2.2000
S Teng, M K, Gadoo, C L, Human Rights Violations in Kashmir,
Page on ikashmir.org (Page on ikashmir.org)
S Annual Report 2002-03, Ministry of Home Affairs,
Government of India, Chapter III, pg-29
S Internal displacement in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, Global
IDP Database, Geneva (Page on www.db.idpproject.
Org/Sites/idpSurvey.nsf/wViewSingleEnv/
PakistanProfile+Summary)
3. Religious Identity of Civilians Killed in Militancy
S Jammu and Kashmir: Religious Identity of Civilians Killed in
Militancy, South Asia Terrorism Portal, New Delhi
(Page on satp.org
a_sheets/religious_identity_civilians_killed_in_militancy.htm)
4. Psychiatric Impact of Violence
S Bukhari, Fayaz, Dying day by day; Taking stock of mental and
social health in Kashmir, Himal South Asian, Nov. 2002
S Ahmad, Mukhtar, Post-traumatic stress in Kargil, Sunday
Mid Day, August 10, 2003
S Margoob M A, Dept. of Clinical Psychiatry, Government
Medical College, Srinagar, India (A Bibliographic Database of Indian Biomedical Research
imvw15201.html)
5. Education Related Costs
S Opening remarks by Deputy Chairman, Planning
Commission, Annual Plan Discussion, Jammu and Kashmir,
2003-04
S Sreedharan, Chindu, The Lost Generation: The story of the
children in Kashmir, India, Business, Stock, Sports, Cricket, Entertainment, Bollywood, Music, Video and Breaking news, Rediffmail NG, Shopping, 2002
6. Politicide
S Political Activists killed by Terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir,
South Asia Terrorism Portal, New Delhi
(Page on satp.org
a_sheets/political_assination.htm)
7. Infrastructure Costs
S Annual Report, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of
India, New Delhi, 2002-03, Chapter III, p-5
8. Environmental Costs
S Sharma, Arun, Kashmir Wild Life mute victim to shelling in
Kargil, Indian Express, September 19, 1999
S 13 years of conflict threaten Kashmir's Forests,
Global Warming News, Science News, Animal News, Green Living., February 17, 2003
S Aamir, Ali, A Siachen Peace Park: The Solution to a Half-
Century of International Conflict
(Page on dsobs.org)
S The Lakes of Jammu and Kashmir: The Environmental
Threat, Kashmir Environmental Watch Association (K.E.W.A.)
S Kawosa, M. A., Forests of Kashmir: A Vision for the Future,
Natraj Publishers, Dehradun, 2001
S State Forest and Environment Minister G.M. Sofi as quoted in
The Hindu, March 2, 2003
S Earth Crash Earth Spirit, February 22, 2002
(Price Request – BuyDomains)
9. Toll on Tourism
S Domestic and Foreign Tourists Arrivals in the Valley,
Department of Information and Public Relations,
G o v e r n m e n t o f J a m m u & K a s h m i r, S r i n a g a r
(Page on jammukashmir.nic.in)
10. Tools that impair Indian economy and society
S Weapons Captured From Jammu & Kashmir,
Kaschmir – Reisen und Mode (http://Kaschmir – Reisen und Mode/weapons.html)
S Jaitley, Arun, Terrorism and India, Lalit Doshi Memorial
Lecture, Mumbai, August 2, 2002
11. Central Assistance
S Ali, Nisar, Remodelling the Economic Strategy in Jammu and
Kashmir, presented at International Centre for Peace Initiatives
Conference in Jammu, January 2002
S Aiyar, Shankar, Great Sop Story, India Today, Oct. 14, 2002
Chapter 6: Conflict Escalation Ladder
S Kak, B L, Madrassas are popular in India, too, Daily Excelsior,
June 30, 2002
(Page on dailyexcelsior.com)

This is what we are doing to both the nations.
Thanks for A2A. 🙂

What are accurate estimates of damage on both sides due to cross-border engagements by India and Pakistan?

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