`We`ll cooperate with JK to bring back displaced KP migrants`

An organisation of Kashmiri Hindus assured to extend its cooperation to Jammu and Kashmir government and the people of the Valley in its initiative to bring back displaced migrants to the region.

Updated: Dec 18, 2010, 17:05 PM IST

Jammu: An organisation of Kashmiri Hindus
on Saturday assured to extend its cooperation to Jammu and Kashmir
government and the people of the Valley in its initiative to
bring back displaced migrants to the region.

"In achieving the object of the return of displaced
Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley, we extend total cooperation to
the government," Chairman of J&K Minority Forum (JKMF) P N
Takoo told reporters here.

He said it is a matter of satisfaction that the Centre
and the state government have started taking steps for the
betterment of displaced KPs.

"It is a welcome move to provide employment to over
1,700 Kashmiri Pandit youth in different parts of the Valley,"
he said.

Since the Central government has made up its mind for
a political solution to Kashmir problem, the KP`s would like
to know whether the community forms the part of the solution
and if it does what are the contours and parameters of that
solution, he said.

"We want to make it absolutely clear that we have to
go back to our homes and it is for the government to make it
possible", Takoo, who was accompanied by representatives of
different religious trusts of Kashmir Valley, said.

However, the minority leader regretted that the state
government has so far failed to take decisive action regarding
protection and preservation of Hindu shrines and other
religious places in Kashmir.

The Forum will also urge the state government to
constitute a welfare board for displaced KP community on the
pattern of other boards constituted in the state for Gujjars &
Bakerwals, SCs/STs and other ethnic and minority communities
in the state, Takoo said.

PTI