Kashmir Sikhs allege discrimination
Srinagar: Sikhs in the Kashmir valley on Saturday alleged that they are being neglected by both the central and the state governments.
Jagmohan Singh Raina, chairman of all parties Sikh coordination committee, Kashmir told media persons here: "In 1947, 35,000 Sikhs were killed because of the strife, and since then we continue to suffer in Kashmir.
"The Sikh community has been the worst sufferer because of the lingering political dispute over Kashmir."
Kashmir Sikhs have demanded that the special internal displacement certificate, given to migrant Pandits, be extended to them as well.
The Sikh leaders have also demanded that the Chattisinghpora Sikh massacre of 2000 be transparently probed and the guilty should be turned over to justice.
A national-level ethnic Sikh conference will be held here Aug 17-18 to highlight the problems and sufferings of the local Sikhs, the leaders said.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Watch: Yogi Adityanath's first speech as Uttar Pradesh CM in Gorakhpur
- What Hindu saints think about Ram Mandir issue?
- Yogi Adityanath to visit Gorakhpur for first time today after becoming UP CM
- DNA: Analysing the 'no first use' nuclear policy of India
- Amit Shah addresses BJP's mega convention in Delhi
- Is this for real: Ajinkya Rahane bizarre shot went for six, concerned Virat Kohli settles with smile — WATCH
- WATCH: Skipper Virat Kohli carries drinks for Team India
- WATCH: Tom Latham takes IMPOSSIBLE catch to dismiss Faf du Plessis
- Mohanlal's 'Manyam Puli' has a BREATHTAKING scene where TIGER attacks a boy! WATCH 'Pulimurugan' clip
- Kapil Sharma-Sunil Grover fight: Will it be a shutdown for 'The Kapil Sharma Show'?