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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

CJP demands justice for non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits Sign our petition to support campaign by KPSS for inclusion of the community in government schemes

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has launched a new campaign to demand justice for non-migrant Kashmiri Pandit families in association with our partner organisation Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS). We have launched an online petition urging the people of India to come together to appeal to the Central Government and Jammu and Kashmir Lt…

Here’s why non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits feel betrayed KPSS president to go on fast-unto-death demanding justice for the persecuted minority

The heart-rending tale of persecution of Kashmiri Pandits has often been told at various socio-cultural and political fora, not only as an example of excesses committed by armed militants in the Kashmir Valley, but also to showcase how the Hindu minority was targeted and driven out of a Muslim majority state. This has also been…

Non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits feel ignored, announce fast unto death Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti shares plight of over 800 KP families still living in the valley

Dismayed with the government’s hollow assurances, the non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits (KP) of the Valley have given an ultimatum to the Centre and have threatened to sit on a fast unto death. The President of Kashmiri Pandit Sangarash Samiti, Sanjay Tickoo has sent a final communication to the government of India and government of Union Territory of…

KPSS calls out targeting of Kashmiri Pandits to favour ‘political migrants’ Writes to President of India

The Kashmiri Pandit Sangarash Samiti (KPSS) has written to the President of India over a communication issued by Advisor(s) to the Governor that KPSS alleges has been issued “under the vicious influence of ‘Political Migrants’, who are political workers of various political parties living in Kashmir Valley and are hell bent to cause damage to…

KPSS calls out Governor for “cold shoulder” over Dussehra Laments inability to hold celebrations this year

The Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) has issued a press release expressing regret at not being able to organise Dussehra celebrations this year. The KPSS also criticised the J&K Governor for giving them a “cold shoulder”. KPSS noted that since 2007, it has been organising Dussehra celebrations in the Kashmir Valley that “showcased the composite…

Report of threat to Kashmiri Pandits a diversion: KPSS KPSS says report "aimed to increase the trust deficit" in the Valley

Sanjay Tickoo, president of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangarash Samiti (KPSS), a CJP partner organisation, has issued a statement regarding a news report “telecasted by National Media about the so called threat to the Kashmiri Pandits living in Kashmir Valley”. Per Tickoo, the news item was “aimed to increase the trust deficit among the population living…

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