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.
While addressing a press conference in Jammu, MoS for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur said that the right time has come for Kashmiri Pandits to be back in Kashmir.
Union Minister for Animal Husbandry and Dairying and Fisheries Giriraj Singh on January 19 slammed Congress over exodus of Kashmir pundits.
To mark the 30th anniversary of the mass exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley, a group of people staged protest in Jammu. Protesters showed placards that read 'Holocaust Day' and 'Black Day in History of JandK'. They demanded solution from Centre and also demanded rehabilitation. Protestors urged Centre to set up commission to investigate the incident.
Thirty years ago, on 19 January 1990, Kashmir Pandits were driven out of the valley by the terrorists who targeted Kashmiri Pandits and threw stones at the houses of the Pandits and burnt their houses. About 3.5 lakh Kashmiri Pandits were evicted.
To mark the 30th anniversary of the mass exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley, members of the community took to social media to post videos of themselves by narrating 'Hum Aayenge Apne Watan' dialogue from an upcoming flick, 'Shikara'.
Delegation of 15 foreign envoys met representatives of Kashmiri Pandits at Jagti Migrant Township in Jammu.