J&Okay land legal guidelines: This govt ensured we stay in exile without end, says Kashmiri Pandit organisation

Written by Arun Sharma
| Jammu |

Up to date: October 30, 2020 7:35:14 am

Employees of the Peoples Democratic Occasion (PDP) shout slogans throughout a protest rally towards the Centre, in Jammu, Wednesday , Oct. 28, 2020. (PTI Picture)

A day after protests over modifications to the land legal guidelines in Jammu by employees of the PDP, J&Okay Nationwide Panthers Occasion, Congress and Jammu West Meeting Motion, a Kashmiri Pandit organisation Thursday known as the amendments a “demise knell for the Kashmiri Pandit neighborhood” and stated if earlier governments didn’t take ample steps “to assist get our land again, this (BJP-led) authorities has ensured that we stay in exile without end”.

Satish Mahaldar, chairman of Reconciliation, Return and Rehabilitation for Migrants, stated, “For 31 years, we’ve got been ready for return and rehabilitation in our land of origin and with out getting us rehabilitated there, the federal government has thrown open Kashmir’s land on the market.

“We concern that land sharks will usurp our lands, together with our temples, shrines and different KP establishments,” he stated, and demanded “a direct ban on the sale of any sort of land till the Kashmiri Pandit neighborhood is rehabilitated”.

Calling it a “unhappy second” for “me and for the 5 lakh Kashmiri Pandits residing in exile”, Mahaldar stated, “Exodus has scattered the neighborhood and after this order the neighborhood will all the time stay scattered, lose its ethnicity and die a sluggish demise.” He additionally demanded rehabilitation of the 419 households who had given their consent “in writing” to the Union Ministry of House Affairs one 12 months in the past.

In the meantime, J&Okay Police stopped Apni Occasion employees from taking out a rally to the civil secretariat. The employees earlier protested outdoors the Press Membership, elevating slogans towards the BJP and calling the land legal guidelines as “black legal guidelines” for J&Okay and Ladakh.

Apni Occasion chief Vikram Malhotra stated the regulation was certain to hit the Dogra neighborhood in Jammu.

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