Dozens of temples re-opened in Kashmir: KP body
PRESS TRUST OF INDIA
Jammu, Mar 18: A Kashmiri Pandits' body today said dozens of temples in Kashmir had been re-opened and rituals performed over the last decade since the migration.
"The All Party Migrant Coordination Committee (APMCC) has re-opened dozens of temples in Kashmir valley during the past decade and conducted 'yagnas' and religious festivals in which thousands of Kashmiri Pandits thronged," APMCC Chairman Vinood Pandit told reporters here.
He was responding to a recent comment by a member of Saadhoo Dharamsathaan Surakshini Samiti (SDSS) stating that Kashmiri Hindus had not conducted prayers at even a single temple in the Valley during the past two decades.
"APMCC and Temple committees in various towns and villages have re-opened 47 temples, rebuilt a few shrines and removed several encroachments from religious premises," he said.
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