Ashok Bhan welcomes Dr Farooq’s statement
Urges Kashmir leaders to facilitate return of KPs
GK NEWS NETWORK
New Delhi, Feb 22: Senior Congress leader Ashok Bhan on Tuesday welcomed the recent statement of the National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah that mistakes committed in the past led to the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley.
“It is not only a welcome departure from rhetoric disinformation unleashed by the vested interest and heartless political elements but also a sensible admission of truth and correct factual matrix,” Bhan said while addressing a rally of Kashmiri Pandits here.
Pertinently Dr Farooq earlier this week had said: "It is our fault as the Kashmiri Pandits have been made homeless and forced to live outside."
Bhan said all social and political elements in the valley must realize that the “exodus of the Pandits was a colossal mistake which has changed the demographic profile of the valley to culpable proportions and has upturned the ethos of Kashmiriyat.”
He urged Kashmir leaders, including separatist, to facilitate the return of Pandits to the Valley. “KPs will go back to Kashmir with the same glory and pride and will contribute to rebuild the new and modern Kashmir,” he added.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 22 Feb 2011 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 22 Feb 2011 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Wed, 23 Feb 2011 00:00:00 IST
- MORE FROM NEWS
Srinagar, Feb 22: With delay in land acquisition due to complicated procedures hitting development works in the state, the Revenue Department would table in the upcoming budget session some amendments More
- Srinagar City
Unedited video footages leak to Facebook;Medical fraternity, others concerned; say move a publicity stunt to disgrace doctors
Srinagar, Feb 22: The state government seems to have started a crackdown on the private practice of doctors in the summer Capital of this trouble-torn region, which has been crying for improvement in the More
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Feb 22: A visiting Pakistani panel Tuesday inspected the 420-MW Salal hydro power project in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir on the final day of its three-day visit and held discussions with More
- News in Brief
Srinagar: The army has repaired ‘Aman Setu,’ the bridge at Uri area of Baramulla district, connecting Srinagar with Muzaffarabad of Pakistan Administered Kashmir. According to defence communiqué, More
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Jammu, Feb 22: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of CPI-M today demanded immediate steps from the Centre for checking the price rise of essential commodities, particularly food items. "The party demands More
MC bags 2 out of 4 seats
Muzaffarabad, Feb 22: The ruling Muslim Conference on Tuesday clinched two out of four seats of the Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) Council but virtually lost five of its members to two rival parties More