Non migrant Hindus to get one job for one family in Kashmir
Non migrant Kashmiri pandits after 27 years will get a job package in Kashmir valley as they faced complete neglect at the hands of both state and central governments. Hindu Welfare Society Kashmir has welcomed the move and said that they were completely neglected in the past so many years. A senior officer of the state government told VOV that divisional commissioner Kashmir Baser Ahmed Khan will select the candidates from those few hundred non migrant pandit families who refused to migrate in 1990 from here.
On the instructions of Modi government at the centre, the state government ha decidedly to give one job to one non migrant family of Kashmiri Hindus and pandits so that they can come out of poverty and other problems of living. The state government official told VOV that they will shortlist five hundred candidates from the 810 Hindu families who have been living in Kashmir valley since the eruption of armed insurgency in Kashmir in 1990. The process for their government jobs was set in motion by the central government after the Kashmiri Pandit Sangrish Samiti (KPSS) met union home minister Raj Nath Singh many times during his visits to Kashmir valley in the current years. The president of KPSS told VOV that he hails the decision of the central government and expressed hope that processing would be completed very soon to allow these Kashmiri pandit families to live with dignity and honour. He said that all these families were discriminated by successive central governments and many of them in the villages were living in sub human conditions.
Sanjay Tiku further told VOV that he had filed a writ petition in the J&K high court few years back seeking directions to the central and state governments to extend the prime minister’s package to those Kashmiri Hindus who did not leave the Kashmir Valley in 1990 due to turmoil