A mention about the return of Kashmiri Pandits in the President Pranab Mukherjee’s joint address to the Parliament on Monday was welcomed by Kashmiri Pandit organisations.
“Special efforts will be made to ensure that Kashmiri Pandits return to the land of their ancestors with full dignity, security and assured livelihood,” the President said while outlining the agenda of Modi government for the next five years.
According to official data, 24,202 families migrated after militancy raised its ugly head in the Valley in 1990. A total number of 38,119 families are registered with the Jammu and Kashmir Revenue and Relief Ministry till now.
Pertinently, Modi led Government has flagged the return of Kashmiri Pandits to the Valley with “dignity, security and assured livelihood”.