Veteran Kashmiri Pandit leader Amarnath Vaishnavi dead

Last Updated: Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 22:37

Jammu: Veteran Kashmiri Pandit leader Amar Nath Vaishnavi died at his residence here on Sunday after a brief illness.

Vaishnavi, 87, was president of the All State Kashmiri Pandit Conference, the biggest organisation of KPs in Jammu and Kashmir.

His cremation will take place here tomorrow.

A freedom fighter, he was jailed several times including during the Emergency period in 1975.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 22:37

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