x

Like our Facebook Page

   
Early Times Newspaper Jammu, Leading Newspaper Jammu
 
Breaking News :   Indian Army gets new American assault rifles in Kashmir Valley against terrorists, Pak Army on LoC | Citizenship Amendment Bill debate begins in Rajya Sabha | Advisor Sharma Declares open Chancellor's Trophy-2019 | KC college celebrates HR day | J&K seals berth in Pre-QFs as players show promise, composure | IGP Mukesh Singh inaugurates course on Human Rights at JU | Teachers, students of govt schools visit APS | Shiksha Niketan organizes patriotic quiz competition | Government got mere 1.17 percent as repayment to Rs 1,641 crore loans | SMC official allows construction of illegal commercial complex near his office | With obsolete ILS in place cancellation of flights becomes regular feature at Srinagar airport | Lt Governor directs for restructuring of Tourism Development Authorities | Family with only bulb in house gets Rs 1,35098 electricity bill | J&K Govt orders transfers, postings of one IAS, 29 KAS officers | Teachers in GMS Rajdhani go on unauthorised absence | Local admin in J-K to decide on release of detained political leaders: Amit Shah | JEs in RDD Poonch given additional blocks, monitoring of works in Panchayats getting ignored | Two AIIMS-like institutions, 8 medical colleges in J-K, Ladakh: Govt | Lawyers' demands would be looked into: Advisor Sharma | J&K, Ladakh employees to get allowances of 7th Pay Commission | HB Negi is new Commissioner Central GST J&K | Dwivedi reviews Integrated Child Protection Scheme | APS Damana receives the incredible international school award | DLSA Ramban conducts plantation drive | TLSC Udhampur celebrates World Human Rights Day | SMVDU Researcher bags prize in IEEE RAS Hackathon | Dr Dushyant to hold OPD in Jammu on Dec 12 | Sanjay Pathak elected as president of Press Club Kathua | SPICMACAY organizes programme at KV | SMVDU student gets first prize in national level competition | Multilingual Mushaira organized by Writers' Forum Jammu | Stephens receives international school award from British Council | DP's of 1947 from POK discuss pending issues | Annual Revision of Panchayat Photo Electoral Roll | Crescent Public School celebrated 15th annual day | DPS Udhampur celebrates Annual Sports Day | SKS welcomes Citizen Amendment Bill | RMPS student wins medal in national level competition | Ex legislator starts construction work of lanes | Sham Sharma inaugurate free orthopedic checkup camp at Akhnoor | DPS Nagbani organizes Kho-Kho match | Expansion of Jammu Airport: J&K HC dismisses petition | Human Rights Day - A Local Perspective | Negotiating a Trade Deal with America | Chidambaram turns aggressive | Excise Comm imposes huge penalty on tax evaders | 30 bovines rescued, 4 smugglers held | SVMG organises Dogri folk songs programme | Nehru Yuva Kendra Jammu organizes awareness programme on Swachh Bharat | Rajouri cricketers call for cancellation of JKCA polls | BBIA, MD CVPPL call on Lt Governor | ANM, GNM Schools to be made functional by 2020: Atal Dulloo | 8 charge-sheeted in Baramulla for misappropriation of govt funds | DDC Rajouri suspends doctor, MS asked to explain position | Lawyers' strike enters 40th day | Pakistan resorts to heavy shelling along LoC in Poonch, civilian injured | Air traffic remains suspended at Srinagar airport for 4th day | Since August, 59 terrorists could have infiltrated through LoC: Govt | HC quashes detention of 2 people under PSA | WD active in J&K, isolated rain-snow during next 24 hrs | Only one-way traffic on Srinagar-Jammu, Leh highways, Mughal road | Transport Commissioner reviews functioning of MVD | Dozens detained at panchayat members | JKNPP leader castigates politicization of Police force | Future course of action will be decided only after Farooq, Omar are released: NC | 84 infiitration attempts in J&K since Aug, 19 | Two drug peddlers arrested with contraband substances | People demand advertisement of all vacant posts | Lower Ari village without water for two Months | Seven absconders arrested by police in Rajouri | Don't panic: Div Com to NEET aspirants | Cluster University 3rd Semester B.Tech Engineering entrance under LEC on Dec 18 | Special Squad of Drug Controller checks pharmaceutical products | Ladakh calls for young professionals contribution to UT administration | DDC Rajouri convenes introductory meet | Army rescues 4 policemen caught in snowstorm | Night temperature continues to stay below freezing point in most parts of J&K | 154 snow clearance machines stationed across Kashmir | Having ignored Panchayats, ULBs, Congress trying to woo them: Raman Suri | Manohar attacks NDA Govt on price rise | Bhalla expresses concern over incomplete, delayed development projects of Jammu | Back Issues  
 
news details
`Exiled Pandits have lost faith in democratic process'
9/25/2018 11:23:37 PM

Early Times Report
Jammu, Sept 25: Over seven lakh displaced Kashmiri Pandits have lost interest in democratic process of the country as successive Governments and political parties during last 29 years of their exile have failed in their honourable and dignified return and rehabilitation in Kashmir Valley.
Though successive State Governments since 1996 have oft repeated claimed that return and rehabilitation of Pandits was top on their agenda but no Government or political party showed any determination in this regard.
Sources said lack of political will to settle Kashmir crisis and rehabilitation of over seven lakh exiled Pandits in their motherland has been a cause of concern for exiled Pandits.
Sources said this has been one of the main cause that displaced Pandits have lost faith in democratic process and they showed reluctance in casting the vote in election process since then.
Sources said the negative attitude of the political parties towards this miniscule minority which has played a pivotal role in enriching of Indian aesthetics from times immemorial and which has a civilizational history of over 5000 years have become refugees in their own country due to the follies of successive governments at Delhi or in the State.
The discriminatory treatment of successive governments towards the community had reached to such a level in 2005 that for the first time in the history of State after the formation of political governments no KP member was included in council of ministers despite the fact that there were two representatives of the KPs in Assembly.
This process was continued by the successive Chief Ministers included Omar Abdullah and PDP, BJP coalition also.
Sources said this way the political parties deliberately tried to sideline the KPs from political arena of the State with the result the community lost the total interest in democratic process and did not bother for taking part in elections in a bigger way.
Sources said the role of KP leadership which emerged after the mass Exodus of the community has also been disgusting who instead of showing the political maturity and skill failed guide the community in a right way.
The fragmentation and factionalism in the community has further alienated the community and made it's position like a rudderless ship as the leadership of different organizations spoke in different ways.
Sources said this resulted in distancing of the community and closed their doors for return of the community.
Under these circumstances the Pandits chances of return have turned bleak as every act of Government has been providing oxygen to separatists who are hell bent against the return of Pandits to Valley.
  Share This News with Your Friends on Social Network  
  Comment on this Story  
 
 
 
Early Times Android App
STOCK UPDATE
  
BSE Sensex
NSE Nifty
 
CRICKET UPDATE
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   
Home About Us Top Stories Local News National News Sports News Opinion Editorial ET Cetra Advertise with Us ET E-paper
 
 
J&K RELATED WEBSITES
J&K Govt. Official website
Jammu Kashmir Tourism
JKTDC
Mata Vaishnodevi Shrine Board
Shri Amarnath Ji Shrine Board
Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board
UTILITY
Train Enquiry
IRCTC
Matavaishnodevi
BSNL
Jammu Kashmir Bank
State Bank of India
PUBLIC INTEREST
Passport Department
Income Tax Department
JK CAMPA
JK GAD
IT Education
Web Site Design Services
EDUCATION
Jammu University
Jammu University Results
JKBOSE
Kashmir University
IGNOU Jammu Center
SMVDU