Islamabad, December 17, 2012
According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, only 13% of Pakistanis support war as a solution to Kashmir dispute.
A nationally representative sample of men and women from across the four provinces was asked “How do you think the Kashmir issue should be resolved?” Responding to this, 39% said through ‘United Nations’, 34% said through ‘dialogue with India’, 13% said through ‘war’, 7% said ‘Kashmiris should be involved in the decision’, 6% said ‘silently’ and 1% said that the Kashmir issue has already been resolved.
Question: “How do you think the Kashmir issue should be resolved?”
Source: Gallup and Gilani Surveys
the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International Association
The study was released by Gilani foundation and carried out by Gallup Pakistan, the Pakistani affiliate of Gallup International. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2677 men and women in rural and urban areas of all four provinces of the country, during November 18, 2012 – November 25, 2012. Error margin is estimated to be approximately ± 2-3 per cent at 95% confidence level.