Panun Kashmir seeks separate homeland for Pandits



Jammu: Panun Kashmir on Thursday said sought establishment of a separate homeland with full and free flow of Indian constitution in the Kashmir Valley.

"The geo-political aspirations of the seven lakh Kashmiri Pandits can only be addressed with the establishment of a separate Homeland with full and free flow of Indian constitution in Kashmir valley", President Panun Kashmir Ashwani Kumar Chrungoo said today.

The organisation held a conference at Jammu today to review the recently announced rehabilitation measures for the displaced community and the Goa conclave.

Referring to the resolution passed at the Goa conclave recently, he said the government of India should take strong measures for the reversal of genocide and ethnic cleansing of Kashmiri Pandits in Kashmir.

It also demanded the abrogation of Article 370 and also demanded that the Kashmiri Pandits be provided all facilities till they are settled in their homeland. The resolution also demanded that the refugees of 1947 who continue to live in the Jammu and Kashmir state be given full citizenship rights under the constitution of India, Chrungoo said.

Panun Kashmir also expressed its satisfaction over the recent cabinet decision regarding the enhancement of relief to the relief holders, a measure that was long overdue.

However, it said that the so-called rehabilitation package of any kind is no substitute to the fulfilment of the geo-political rights of the Kashmiri Pandits.

PTI