A separatist who masterminded the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the valley in 1989-90, Malik was sentenced to rigorous life imprisonment by the NIA court in the terror funding case in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Various stalls were arranged in order to display the artefacts of Kashmiri Pandits, including typical household items, paintings and many items, showcasing their culture.
Rehabilitation of the victims and survivors and safe zones to practice their faith and cultural traditions. Children should be able to grow and develop with their roots and learn their culture.
The Kashmir Files has now become a movement in the country and many common people are contributing at a personal level to promote the movie
At the time of partition of India, Jammu and Kashmir territories occupied by Pakistan today (PoJK) had a thriving Hindu and Sikh population. The table below gives a breakdown of the Hindu and Sikh demography in several districts in PoJK in 1941.
Amid that tragedy-induced chaos and misery, fight for survival and struggle to get out of the hell-hole like refugee camps, individuals emerged. A majority of the parents preferred to starve but get their children educated.
It took seven years and a coup d'etat for the Pakistani army to reassert itself; and with its recapture of power began a policy of trying to avenge 1971, not by war, but by chipping away at India with a proxy war.
Jagmohan took office on January 19, 1990, and Abdullah resigned as the Chief Minister the same day. It is common knowledge that had Abdullah not resigned, Jagmohan would have dismissed his council of ministers.
"Farooq Abdullah, as a tacit supporter of the happenings on the ground was busy playing golf and giving joy rides to Bollywood heroines, before finally choosing to run away to London when Kashmir was burning and a full-blown genocide of Pandits was taking place."
Fleeing from the murderous crowds, the first stop for the terrified Kashmiri Pandits was Jammu. It was a flight which did not happen because of the one-night terror show, it was a culmination of the desperation of the tyranny unleashed against the minorities since 1989.
There have been contradictions about the number of Kashmiri Pandits killed in the massacre as per the reports by different sources which reveal a vast variation in the data.
Kashmir - an integral part of India. The horrific events that unfolded on 19th January 1990 were particularly vicious. On that fateful day, mosques issued declarations that the Kashmiri Pandits were Kafirs. The Pandits were given three options. LEAVE, CONVERT OR DIE!
Amid the change in the present world order, as the entire globe starts to realise the India's rise as an unstoppable power, we also continue to face numerous attacks from all around. And one of the most sensitive issues which have been used to target India is the Kashmir issue, said Vivek.
Agnihotri-also perhaps the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)-seems to have taken care that the movie does not ignite hatred and anger against the valley's majority Muslim community which has every potential of being exploited by Pakistan at a politically crucial time.
Displaced Kashmiri Pandits on Wednesday observed January 19 as the 'holocaust day' to mark the exodus of their community members from the Valley in 1990 due to threats and killings by Pakistan-sponsored terrorists.
After the eruption of militancy in Kashmir in early nineties, there was a mass migration of Kashmiri Pandits, but over 800 Pandit families remained and did not migrate.
Mumbai: Filmmaker-producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra has lashed out at people criticising his new film “Shikara”. He says those who have accused him of commercialising the plight of Kashmiri Pandits in the film are “gadhe” (donkeys). ” ‘3 Idiots’, which I produced earned Rs 33 crore on its first day of release, and we knew the first […]
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New Delhi: Exactly 30 years ago on January 19, 1990, the Kashmiri Pandits were forced to flee their homeland, the Kashmir Valley, as a result of being targeted by Islamic jihadis. Meanwhile, different political parties came to power but couldn’t create a conducive atmosphere for their return to the valley. Displaced Kashmiri Hindus are still […]
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New Delhi: Hindu Pandits who have been displaced from the Kashmir Valley on Monday hailed the decision to scrap Article 370 of the Constitution giving special status to Jammu and Kashmir and said they hoped this will help them return to their lost homes. “This is certainly a historical and bold decision. The people of […]