Muslims perform last rites of a Kashmiri Pandit in Srinagar

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Srinagar, Aug 29 (ANI): In a unique demonstration of communal harmony here Muslim neighbours performed the last rites of a Hindu on Friday.

Bhola Nath Kachroo, a resident of Srinagar, did not leave Kashmir even when a lot of Hindus fled in the wake of insurgency fuelled by Islamic fundamentalists in the state.

"They only have a girl. There is nobody else so we informed every body and performed the last rites. We Hindus and Muslims live in harmony over here," said Ghulam Mohammed Bhat, Secretary of Muslim Welfare Society.

"He (the deceased Hindu) used to live in Srinagar. He was very old. A lot of Muslims came here to participate in his funeral," said Bal Krishan, nephew of the deceased. (ANI)

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