Kashmiri Pandits on their way to Delhi, seek Govt's stand on resettlement

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Kashmiri Pandits have been constantly demanding their rehabilitation in their ancestral lands since decades.
Jammu, Oct 20: A group of migrant Kashmiri Pandits, living in Jammu, has started a road trip from Jammu to New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A group of 80 members, travelling in a cavalcade of 9 vehicles, has left for the national capital on Sunday to meet the PM and highlight their plight.

The convoy will arrive New Delhi via Amritsar, Chandigarh and Ambala.

Protest at Jantar Mantar

The group will also hold a protest at Jantar Mantar and ask the Prime Minister as well as Centre to clear its stand over permanent resettlement of displaced Kashmiri Pandits in the Kashmir Valley.

The 500 km long journey started from outside Jammu Press Club and is led by RK Bhatt, president, Youth All India Kashmiri Samaj.

Bhatt told the media persons that Kashmiri Pandits are forced to live like migrants their own country since two and a half decades. The displaced Pundit families saw a ray of hope when PM Modi was sworn-in but nothing substantial has not yet been done.

The Centre has not yet come out clear on its policy of resettlement of Kashmiri Pandits in their ancestral land.

The road trip titled 'Akhir Kab Tak' will arrive in Delhi by October 21 and start protesting at Jantar Mantar to seek an appointment with PM Modi. The delegation will ask the PM to clear his policy on resettlement of displaced Kashmiri Pandits.

Thousands of Kashmiri Pundit youth are uncertain about their future which forced them to carry 'Akhir Kab Tak' yatra.

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