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Victory! J&K administration relents, KPSS calls off hunger strike KPSS has been demanding urgent reliefs for non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits

Ten days after Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) president Sanjay Tickoo went on a fast-unto-death demanding urgent reforms for non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits, the Union Territory (UT) administration was forced to relent. Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary (IAS), the Deputy Commissioner of Srinagar met with Tickoo and other protesters at the protest site, and has now given…

KPSS hunger strike still going strong Organisation says J&K administration still ignoring non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits

The fast-unto-death started by Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) president Sanjay Tickoo on September 20, 2020, enters its tenth day on September 29. He was also joined by Sandeep Koul on September 24. The medical condition of both men is deteriorating. According to a press release by KPSS on Monday, Tickoo is experiencing “acute physical…

Kashmiri Pandits’ fast unto death fails to move the government The Fast-unto-Death of Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti President has entered its fourth day

Even after 72 hours of complete fasting, no one from Government and Administration is bothered about the condition of Sanjay K. Tickoo President, KPSS, and grievances of 808 Non-Migrant Kashmiri Pandits / Kashmiri Hindus living in Valley. Related: KPSS begins fast-unto-death Kashmiri Pandit delegation meets J&K LG Here’s why non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits feel betrayed Teesta…

Day 4 of Fast-unto-Death: KPSS decries Relief Department’s Apathy Releases all orders ignored by the department

As the Fast-unto-Death of Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) President Sanjay Tickoo entered its fourth day, the organisation denounced the apathy of officials of the Disaster Management Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (DMRR&R) Department of the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). Tickoo had, in an interview to us on Tuesday, said, “We have visited them…

J&K administration ignoring non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits: Sanjay Tickoo KPSS chief on fast-unto-death demanding urgent relief for Kashmiri Pandit families still living in the Valley

Sanjay Tickoo, president of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) has been on a hunger strike since Sunday, September 20. In an interview to our Associate Editor Deborah Grey, he tells us why he was forced to take this extreme step. Q) You have submitted multiple memoranda and representations to Jammu and Kashmir authorities and…

KPSS begins fast-unto-death Group demanding jobs and other rights for non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits

On Sunday, the Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS), began its fast-unto-death in Ganpatyaar, located in the Habba Kadal area of Srinagar. The group was forced to take the extreme measure after no action was taken on its last memorandum submitted to the Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory to provide urgent relief to non-migrant Kashmiri…

Kashmiri Pandit delegation meets J&K LG LG assured that grievances will be addressed, fast-unto-death put on hold

On Thursday a delegation of non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits led by the Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) met with Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha to appeal to him to respond to a memorandum submitted by the group seeking urgent relief for Kashmiri Pandit families that are still living in the Valley. The memorandum had…

Waiting for Lt Gov: Non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits hope for urgent reforms Lt Gov yet to find time to look at KPSS memorandum detailing plight of community

It has been ten days since the Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) sent its final memorandum to the Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory authorities demanding urgent relief for members of the minority Hindu Kashmiri Pandit community in the state. But it turns out that the Lt Governor hasn’t even looked at it yet! According to…

Non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits hold protest march in Srinagar Demands jobs for the local youth, social welfare relief package for the most impoverished 150 families and security

In a desperate call for justice so that their legitimate demands are met, 30-40 non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits held a protest march at Srinagar’s Pratap Park to press for their demands, observing the Covid-19 protocols, the day after India celebrated its 74th Independence Day. The very survival of the 808 non-migrant Kashmiri Pandit families in the…

Kashmiri pandits in the valley appeal for rights Sign our petition to support campaign by KPSS for inclusion of the community in government schemes

CJP has started an online petition along with partner organisation  Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) for the rights of the non-migrant Kashmiri pandits in the valley. Sign the petition here. Related: Here’s why non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits feel betrayed Teesta Setalvad in Conversation with Sanjay Tickoo

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