Kashmiri Pandit exodus: Read about the Exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from Kashmir valley


The Kashmiri Pandit exodus is one of the most horrifying and bone chilling chapter in the Indian History which has been denied Justice till today. The Kashmiri Pandit community across the Globe and there well wishers are observing 28 years of Kashmiri Pandit exodus of the Kasmiri Pandit Community and Some Minorities from Kashmir Valley which happened on January 19, 26 years ago.

 

What happened on January 19, 26 years ago? What exactly happened during the “Kashmiri Pandit exodus”

At the time of the exodus, nearly 160,000-170,000 Kashmiri Pandits were living in the Kashmir Valley in 1990, and after 2 decades of terrorism, only few thousands  remain there, that too under hefty army protection. Along with Kashmiri Pandits of the Valley, many other hindus, Sikhs and Muslims too left the Valley, as terrorists gripped the valley.

Kashmiri Pandits’ killings: Supreme Court rejects Kashmiri Pandit plea for probing massacre of Kashmiri Pandits. No justice to Kashmiri Pandit exodus.
The Kashmiri Pandit’s have already recieved a major setback for their fight for justice when the apex court rejected a public interest litigation (PIL) filed by an NGO “Roots in Kashmir” seeking fresh probe into the atrocities in Jammu and Kashmir.

 

Supreme Court refuses to reopen 215 cases related to deaths of 700 Kashmiri Pandits, cites long delay
On October 25, 2017, the Supreme Court rejected the second plea for a fresh investigation into the killings of hundreds of Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir in the 1990s and early 2000s.
The apex court, Dismissing the PIL filed by NGO “Roots in Kashmir”,  said it would be difficult to probe as evidence “is unlikely to be available”. “Almost 27 years have gone by… Where will the evidence will come from? Such a plea should have been
moved long time ago,” the Supreme Court observed.

 Also: Read about Kashmiri Pandits And Interlocutor Here.

Here are some more Tweets from people around the world who tweeted about the Exodus of the Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley.

Bollywood actor Anupam Kher Tweeted his mother’s video on Twitter where she was seen recollecting the fateful night of January 19, 26 years ago.

Kher tweeted, “My Mom, who is otherwise a very brave, positive & happy person gets teary-eyed thinking of what happened to her brother & bhabhi on d night of exodus in Kashmir on 19th Jan, 1990. They had to leave everything as it is & leave their newly built home in Rambagh, Srinagar. #Dulari.”

 

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The local organisation of pandits in Kashmir, Kashmir Pandit Sangharsh Samiti after carrying out a survey in 2008 and 2009, said that 399 Kashmiri Pandits were killed by insurgents from 1990 to 2011 with 75% of them being killed during the first year of the Kashmiri insurgency.

Source: Wikipedia

Why did Kashmiri Pandits leave Kashmir? What is the truth about ‘Kashmiri PanditsExodus? What do Kashmiri Muslims think about the Kashmiri Pandit exodus?

The  Kashmiri Hindus of the Kashmir Valley, a large majority of whom were Kashmiri Pandits as a result of terrorism, along with some Muslims and Sikhs, were forced to flee the Kashmir valley, on or after 20 January 1990.

It should also be noted that more than “219 Kashmiri Pandits killed by militants since 1989” alone.

 

 

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