Hyderabad: On the 30th anniversary of their exile from Kashmir, Kashmiri Hindu youth are demanding a separate area to the east and north of the Jhelum for the displaced community.
The Panun Kashmir has demanded that the Centre place the proposed Bill on genocide of Hindus in Kashmir in Parliament. There are an estimated 350 Kashmiri Hindus in Hyderabad and their family members participated in the event held in Pune.
Mr Rahul Kaul, national coordinator, Y4PK (Youth for Panun Kashmir), came to Hyderabad to meet the families and took their views on the issue. He said, “The government of India has already recognised the genocide of Hindus of Kashmir while imposing the ban on the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front. We want them to go further and take up this proposed Bill.”
The youth are meeting with Kashmiris in various cities and are talking to them about their problems and from where they have come. Several coordinators are working in four zones across India to build networks for the fight to demand that they be resettled in Kashmir.
The demand to go back to Kashmir comes from the fact that they were thrown out from their state only because they were a minority. The youth are of the opinion that they be allotted a separate area in Kashmir along with protection....