Vidhu Vinod Chopra and Shikara script writers Abhijat Joshi, Rahul Pandita graced the special show about Kashmiri Pandits on India TV and recall their traumatic experiences.
The Kashmiri Pandits in Mumbai got a treat when a special screening of VVC's film Shikara took place. Sharing an incident about her mother, Chopra said, "My mother came here for the premiere of 'Parinda' with one suitcase but could not return.
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The ministry had last month decided that the concessions available for Kashmiri migrants will also be available to non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits or Kashmiri Hindu families, for admission into higher educational institutions in other parts of the country from the 2020-21 academic session.
The concessions granted to the students include relaxation in cut-off percentage up to 10 per cent subject to minimum eligibility requirement, increase in intake capacity up to five per cent in each course and reservation of at least one seat in merit quota in technical and professional institutions.
Just as one of the Kashmiri Pandits recited a shloka, PM Modi uttered something that you too must hear out.
A group of Kashmiri Pandits have written to the government seeking its permission to visit Jammu and Kashmir and meet the political and religious leaders as well as civil society activists there to promote peace and amity in the Valley.
People were seen carrying tricolours and posters that read, "J&K is our motherland... India is our nation" and sang patriotic songs during the rally. The Kashmiri Pandits told personal stories of how they were driven out of their ancestral homeland back in 1989-1990 due to militancy.
July 13 is observed as Martyrs' Day in Kashmir as on this day in 1931, 22 people were killed in firing by the forces of Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh.
Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo said the primary objective of the BJP in Kashmir was peace, but the establishment of peace was incidental to elimination of terrorism.
Amit Shah, on Friday, had said Article 370, which provides special status to Jammu and Kashmir, was "temporary in nature" and "not permanent".
The pilgrims will be provided security by the state government for the part of journey from Jammu to Tulla Mulla village in Kashmir's Ganderbal district, according to sources.
Over 60,000 displaced Kashmiri pandits from various parts of India and abroad are expected to visit five famous temples in the Kashmir valley during "Mela Kheerbhawani" starting on Zeasht Astami on June 10.
Kashmiri Pandits want reopening of Sharda Peeth in Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir
The Supreme Court today refused to entertain a plea seeking probe and prosecution of various persons, including separatist leader Yasin Malik, for offences including murder of over 700 Kashmiri Pandits
Mehbooba Mufti today stressed the need to create an environment of peace and normalcy in the state and defeat those trying to create wedge between different communities.
Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution for creating a conducive atmosphere for the return of Kashmiri Pandits and other migrants to the Valley.
over 300 people have left the valley following the violence over Wani’s killing. More Kashmiri Pandits are suspected to migrate, the report said.