Sikh organisation demands probe into govt packages for Kashmiri Pandits

Sikh organisation demands probe into govt packages for Kashmiri Pandits

Srinagar: A Sikh organisation on Thursday demanded a high-level probe into various packages announced by successive governments at the New Delhi for Kashmiri Pandits and alleged that other communities in Jammu and Kashmir have been ignored. “Over the years, it has been observed that the governments in New Delhi have been announcing packages for Kashmiri […]

35A: KPs, Sikhs protest together with JKLF

35A: KPs, Sikhs protest together with JKLF

SRINAGAR: Joining the chorus for defending Article 35A, members of the Kashmiri Pandit and Sikh communities who are currently living in Kashmir held joint protest demonstrations with groups part of the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) here on Thursday, along with several civil society groups and trade union leaders. A protest to defend Article 35A was […]

Kashmiri Pandits reach Khrew for annual fair

Kashmiri Pandits reach Khrew for annual fair

PAMPORE: Scores of migrant Kashmiri Pandits from the different parts of country on Thursday attended annual fair at the Jawala Ji temple Khrew area of Pampore in south Kashmir. Eyewitnesses told Kashmir Reader that hundreds of Kashmiri Pandits congregated at the Jawala Ji temple at Khrew and celebrated the annual festival known as Haar Tshodah. […]

Communal Harmony: Neighbours respond to Pandit family’s plea for help

Communal Harmony: Neighbours respond to Pandit family’s plea for help

PULWAMA: A Kashmiri Pandit living in Murran village of Pulwama district is thankful to his Muslim neighbours who responded to his plea for monetary assistance for her ailing wife. Bansi Lal Butt’s wife is suffering from kidney failure and has to undergo frequent dialysis for the rest of this life. Bansi Lal posted a message […]

Kashmiri Pandit observes hunger strike in solidarity with Muslims

Kashmiri Pandit observes hunger strike in solidarity with Muslims

Rayees Magray Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Reconciliation Front, led by a Kashmir Pandit, on Saturday staged a one-day hunger strike in Srinagar against the “criminal silence of civil societies and intellectuals against the death and destruction in Kashmir”. The strike, according to Front’s chairman Dr Sandeep Mawa, is to express solidarity with Muslims of Kashmir […]

Muslims help with last rites of Pandit woman in Tral

Muslims help with last rites of Pandit woman in Tral

Anantnag: Scenes depicting absolute communal harmony were witnessed Friday in Noorpora area of Tral as dozens of Muslims thronged a Pandit household to help with the last rites of an elderly woman. Eighty-year-old Kamla Vati, wife of Jagan Nath, breathed her last in the wee hours of Friday morning. Soon as the news of her […]

Two men, two religions, but one soul

Two men, two religions, but one soul

Friends meet daily for a walk, one blind, the other to lend his shoulder SHOPIAN: Locals call the friendship of Muhammad Anwar Mir and Chaman Lal the true eighth wonder of the world. Every day from 2 to 4 pm for the past 25 years, Anwar (70) walks two kilometres to Chaman Lal’s home, after […]

Muslim neighbours help in last rites of Pandit woman

Muslim neighbours help in last rites of Pandit woman

Ganderbal: In an example of communal harmony and brotherhood, Muslim residents of Lar village in Ganderbal district on Sunday helped to perform the last rites of a Kashmiri Pandith woman. Prabhwati Devi, 83, wife of Prativi Nath passed away at SKIMS Soura after a brief illness. As the news of her demise spread in the […]

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