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Kashmiri Pandits on fast-unto-death in Valley again! Say government has failed to deliver on their promises to the community

On Sunday, November 22, members of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) went on a hunger strike for the second time in three months. KPSS president Sanjay Tickoo is fasting alongside another member Sandeep Koul. They are demanding the implementation of various government schemes related to providing employment and economic relief to members of this…

Betrayed again, Kashmiri Pandits to go on fast-unto-death KPSS will begin hunger strike on Nov 22

The Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) is all set to go on a hunger strike starting November 22, 2020. This is the second time KPSS chief Sanjay Tickoo will go on hunger strike this year demanding that the Jammu and Kashmir administration delivers on promises made to Kashmiri Pandit families who did not leave the…

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…

7 days of Fast Unto Death, no response from Government for Kashmiri Pandits The Fast-unto-Death of Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti President has completed a week

After a week of fast-unto-death for Sanjay Tickoo, President, KPSS, no one from the Government is bothered about his condition or the grievances of the 808 non migrant Kahsmiri Pandits living in the valley. Related: KPSS begins fast-unto-death Kashmiri Pandit delegation meets J&K LG Here’s why non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits feel betrayed Teesta Setalvad in Conversation…

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…

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