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. […]

Pandits gather at Kheer Bhawani temple for festival

Pandits gather at Kheer Bhawani temple for festival

Tulmulla: The Kheer Bhawani mela, one of the most important festivals of Kashmiri Pandits, saw thousands of devotees thronging the temple of Mata Kheer Bhawani in Tulmulla area of Ganderbal on Wednesday. The devotees offered prayers and sang hymns in praise of the goddess at the temple situated among majestic chinar trees. Thousands of Kashmiri […]

Pandith organisation observes hunger strike, demands end of blood shed

Pandith organisation observes hunger strike, demands end of blood shed

Sheikh Uzair Srinagar: Kashmir Pandits under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Reconciliation Front, Wednesday held a day-long hunger strike here to express solidarity and with Kashmiri Muslim brethren to draw the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is visiting Jammu and Kashmir on 19th May to end the ‘sufferings’ here. Earlier also in […]

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 Muslim-Pandit bond reunites at Salaam Mahara event

Kashmiri Muslim-Pandit bond reunites at Salaam Mahara event

Srinagar: A two-day event named as Salaam Mahra witnessed emotional outbursts of bonding that used to be between the two communities before Kashmiri Pandits left the Valley in the ‘90s. The event held at Tagore Hall Srinagar was organized by Space Communications and H. N. Wanchoo Trust. A statement said that Salaam Mahra event was […]

BOOK REVIEW: Sociological analysis of Pandit Migration in Jammu and Kashmir

Tanveer Ahmad Zoie Migration of population(s), a demographic process, is an international phenomenon. People used to migrate in the past as well but these days, there is an increasing trend toward the same where people migrate from underdeveloped to developed countries resulting in what has been termed as the “brain drain”. While human migration has […]

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