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Amit Shah’s parliament speech about KPs draws sharp criticism from Kashmiri Pandits groups ‘Pandit Exodus did not happen under congress, happened in VP Singh’s govt which was supported by BJP’ ‘Eyewash and hoodwinking’: Congress provided jobs, not BJP Indian Home Minister Amit Shah’s speech made in the parliament about Jammu and Kashmir elicited a negative response from Kashmiri Pandit organisations, dubbing the alleged factual inaccuracies as ‘shameful’, and ‘opportunistic’. In a video statement, Dr Agnishekhar,…

Shopian: In yet another example of communal harmony, Muslim neighbourhood in Shopian on Saturday shouldered body of a Kashmiri Pandit for miles amid snowfall and performed his last rites. Eyewitnesses from Pargochi Shopian said that Muslim neighbours of Bhaskar Nath who passed away in a Srinagar Hospital on Saturday morning shouldered his dead body for miles amid heavy snowfall. They said that the ambulance in which the dead body of the deceased was being carried…

Baramulla: Dead-body of a Migrant Kashmiri Pandit was found near Pandit Migrant Colony in Weervan locality of north Kashmir’s Baramulla on Sunday morning, as per officials. An official said that the body was found near Pandit Migrant Colony Weervan and was spotted by passersby, who immediately informed the police . He said that the police reached the spot after being informed. The police have identified the person as Ajay Kapoor, son of Krishan Lal Kapoor,…

Ganderbal: In yet another case of communal harmony, the Muslim neighbourhood in Wussan locality of central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district helped perform the last rites of an elderly Kashmiri Pandit on Friday. Pandit Nath, 92, breathed her last in her home at Wussan in the wee hours on Friday plunging the whole locality in mourning, eyewitnesses said. Soon after the news of her death spread, local Muslims made special arrangements in performing her last rites. They…

The protesting Pandits say that the government has been providing jobs and opportunities to migrant Pandits, but they have been left to fend for themselves The Pandits have sat on a ‘fast-unto-death’ strike untill their demands are fulfilled Srinagar: As the sun sets in Haba Kadal, Vasundhara, a 26-year-old non-migrant Kashmiri Pandit packs her bag at Ganesh Mandir and leaves for her home, only to return again the morning, to join the Fast-Unto-Death. Vasundhara, along…