January 2017 News

KP Organisations Observe Holocaust Day, Endorse Homeland Demand

19 January 2017
The Daily Excelsior

Jammu: Various Kashmiri Pandit organisations including the premier Organisation 'Panun Kashmir' observed January 19, 2017, Kashmiri Hindu Holocaust Day commemorating the exodus of the Kashmiri Pandit community from Kashmir. Panun Kashmir observed the day with the theme, 'Ek Bharat Abhiyan-Kashmir Ki Aur'. On this occasion, an All India Assembly of hundreds of delegates and activists representing Nationalist organizations from length and breadth of the country was organized in the Abhinav Theatre. Leading thinkers and leaders of various nationalist organizations were the main attraction. All the organizations unanimously endorsed the Separate Homeland Dem-and as envisaged in the Margadarshan Resolution in 1991. In the first session of the deliberations stress was laid on the factors that are responsible for the religious cleansing of the Kashmiri Pandits and how the successive Indian States trivialized the genocide of the Kashmiri Pandit community. Speaking on the occasion, MLA Pawan Gupta said that subversion in the political class whether from the ruling or opposition have played to the gallery of those who have eaten the vitals of the Indian nation in Jammu and Kashmir. Dr Charu Dutt Pingale, a leading social and cultural activist from Maharashtra declared that the struggle for separate homeland as spearheaded by Panun Kashmir is the national demand of all nationalists of India, adding that Panun Kashmir is the cardinal principle of establishing Indian nation in Kashmir. MM Khajuria, former DGP senitised the masses about the havoc inflicted by the religious fanatic 'jihadis' on the minorities of the State and rendered them homeless in their own State. Tapan Ghosh, a firebrand nationalist ideologue from West Bengal blew into smithereens the anti national character of the secular fundamentalist. He said that religious cleansing of Kashmiri Hindus is a red signal for the entire nation as in it lies the agenda of jihad of Islamic theo fascism to change the demography of the Indian nation and ultimately balkanize the Indian nation. So creation of separate homeland for Hindus of Kashmir is a national imperative. Prof Kashi Nath Pandita, eminent scholar and academician said that Margdarshan Resolution is comprehensive document that addresses all the dangers of balkanization. Dr Agnishekher, Convener, Panun Kashmir delved on the significance of the theme 'Ek Bharat Abhiyan-Kashmir Ki Aur'. He said that Panun Kashmir is a struggle for Panun Bharat. He warned that Jammu is on the radar of Islamic jihad as the subversion in terms of demographic change by settling the Rohingyas from Myanmar, but the original inhabitants of Kashmir are denied homeland in Kashmir. Prof Hari Om, Convener, Jammu for India and historian while chairing the session said that state is indulging in subversion and giving leverage to the Islamic theo fascists and separatists in Kashmir and this has been vindicated by the recent report of former foreign Minister and BJP leader, Yashwant Sinha. He said Panun Kashmir is the only weapon to defeat Islamic separatism in Kashmir and reverse the genocide of Kashmiri Hindus. In the second session of the convention, a Resolution was adopted which apart from many other important issues reiterated and impressed on the necessity of creation of Separate Homeland for Kashmiri Hindus under free flow of Indian constitution to the North and East of River Vitasta. Speaking on the occasion, Surender Ambardar (MLC) while appreciating the role of Panun Kashmir in highlighting the plight and agony of Kashmiri Hindus, reaffirmed his oath for the unity and integrity of Indian nation. Amidst other speakers from various nationalistic organizations, Pramod Muthalik, founder of Sri Ram Sena narrated upon the threat of growing Islamic Fundame-ntalism across the length and breadth of India and said there are 5000 Kashmirs in Making and the indignation which Hindus in Kashmir faced is replicating in these places. Speaking on the occasion, Ramesh Shinde, founder Hindu Janjgruti Samiti gave various historical references which connect Kashmir to Indian nation, and further went saying Kashmir is the fountain head of Indian Civilization and the umbical chord which connects Kashmir to India is much stronger than the force generated by Azadi mongers. Speaking on the occasion, Murli Sharma, Bharat Raksha Manch, Orissa called upon the nationalist forces in this country to get ready for the determining struggle to save the Indian Nation Among the other delegates Radha Krishen, Shiv Sena, Tamil Nadu endorsed the demand of Panun Kashmir terming it as the eventual victory of righteous forces. Sushil Pandit, a veteran and seasoned political analyst and founder of Roots in Kashmir lambasted the insincerity of the ruling dispensations over these years towards the hounded Kashmiri Hindus. Speaking at the end, Dr Ajay Chrungoo, Chairman, Panun Kashmir explained the need and importance of this event in wake of the continued neglect and denial of the successive governments both at state as well as national level. He said that it is time that Panun Kashmir as a solution to Kashmir problem be recognized as a national imperative and in this direction Panun Kashmir has embarked on a nation-wide campaign. Terming 'Ek Bharat Abhiyan- Kashmir Ki Aur'as a movement of national resurgence carried by Rahul Kaul, National Coordinator Youth for Panun Kashmir throughout India. The national convention was anchored by Shalinder Aima, Sr Vice Chairman, Panun Kashmir and Dileep Kaul (Senior Activist). The resolution adopted was narrated by Ramesh Manvati (Sr Activist PK). The cultural skits and Saraswati Vandana was performed by artists from Jagati under the guidance of Kuldeep Saproo, a renowned music director and Upender Ambardar. Meanwhile, Kashmir Pandit Conference observed Holocaust Day as a 'Black Day', today. Addressing his party activists at New Delhi today Kundan Kashmiri, KPC chief stated that exodus day is unforgettable remembrances of the past which have left indelible imprint on the minds of the people of Kashmiri Pandit Community and created a big wound which will never heal till we achieve our goal. KPC leaders and activists who made this black day a grand success at different places were MK Raina, Tej Pandita, Susheel Ji Bhat, Sanjay Raina Ji, ML Raina, RLRaina , Surrender Bhat, Nana Ji, ML Mattoo, KL Zuthsi, Romesh Pandit and BL Koul. All Parties Migrants Coordination Committee (APMCC) with Hindu Raksha Dal, JFKPS & other Kashmiri Hindu organizations today staged a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to mark 27th year of exile, after being thrown out of valley in the year 1990. The protest was to recall the pain and agony that these migrants have been suffering on various fronts due to the forced exodus. The protest was led by Ravinder Pandita, Head of APMCC Delhi - NCR. While addressing the gathering he demanded that State and Central government should talk to the displaced Hindus. Prominent leaders and activists who attended the protest were Pradeep Pandita, Vishal Sharma, Rajoo Kak, Manish Zijoo, Ashwani Pandita, Sanjay Saraf, Sunil Shakdhar, Bansi Lal Reshi, and Yajjin Bhat,. To observe the Holocaust Day, Jagti Tenement Committee- Soan Kashmir Front J&K carried a protest rally today at Jagti under the Chairmanship of Shadi Lal Pandita its president. Pandita said that 19th of January is being observed as black day since 1990 when Kashmiri Pandit Community was forced to en-mass migration from their native localities in Kashmir valley. Prominent among others who were present during protest were Raj Kumar, Kashi Nath Bhat, Sunil Koul, R.K. Raina, Raj Kumar Bhat, Mithan Pandita, C.L. Pandita, Hari Krishan, Shuban Raina, S.L. Kar, Tej Krishan, Ram Ji Pandita, S.L. Bhat, P.N Koul, Raj Nath, G.L Pandita, O.N Raina, Inder Ji Labroo, M.L Aima, R.K Suri, C.L Bhat, Ramesh Kumar Tickoo, P.L Kachroo, S.K Raina, B.L Pandita, P.L Raina and ML Bhat. Observing 27th year of the exile of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley, senior NCP leaders met under the leadership of Former Minister Thakur Randhir Singh, NCP chief J&K State . While addressing the gathering Mr Singh said that 'No Kashmiri Pandit can ever forget what happened on January 19 in 1990'. Er Rishi Kilam President NYC youth wing of NCP, R S Billowaria, State General Secretary state NCP, Krishan Kumar Digra, R S Billowaria, Sandeep Manhas, Satpal Sharma, Dr Liaquat Ali Magray, R C Bali,Sanjay Rana , Er Rishi Kilam and TK Koul. A rally of Youth of Jagti and School children was held today under the chairmanship of Naven Gosani, president of the Forum to observe Holocaust Day, today.