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Pandit organisation demands passage of Kashmir Temples Bill

Last Updated: Monday, August 24, 2009 - 21:48

Jammu: The Kashmiri Pandit Sabha on Monday
demanded the passage of the Kashmir Shrines and Temples Bill,
saying it would ensure protection and preservation of the
temples in Kashmir valley.

"We demand that the Kashmir Shrines and Temples Bill
be passed in the assembly after tabling it in the House. The
bill would help in preservation and protection of the temples
and shrines in Kashmir valley by setting up a trust under it,"
KPS president B L Sadhu told reporters here.

Sadhu also hailed the package of 15,000 jobs for
displaced Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir and said, "The
state government should act speedily on it to rebuild
confidence among the community".

Bureau Report

First Published: Monday, August 24, 2009 - 21:48

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