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Crocodile tears! After 30 years, Hurriyat wakes up for displaced Pandits
7/6/2019 12:23:10 AM
Early Times Report
Jammu, July 5: Coming out of slumber of around three long decades, the Hurriyat Conference (M), headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is shedding crocodile tears for the "forgotten" Kashmiri Pandits community that was forced to leave their homeland Kashmir in early 1990s.
The Hurriyat leadership under the leadership of Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been holding meetings with Kashmiri Pandit to "discuss the return of the displaced community."
Apart from Mirwaiz, the meetings have been attended by Hurriyat leaders including Abdul Gani Bhat and Mukhtar Waza.
The Hurriyat, as per their spokesmen, told the Pandit community members that the separatists were trying their best to get them back.
But someone tell the Hurriyat leaders that the innocent Pandits were forced to leave Kashmir after hundreds of them were killed, their women raped and murdered and their houses torched.
The Hurriyat has discovered its "lost love for Kashmiri Pandits" when Mirwaiz is under scanner for terror funding. It is pertinent to mention that he was recently questioned by the National Investigation Agency in New Delhi.
Experts said the Hurriyat (M) leaders were trying to appease New Delhi lest they are also send behind the bars like their colleagues including Shahid Islam, who is in Tihar Jail for the last around two years.
The Mirwaiz has been avoiding political discussions on Kashmir and prefers to talk about social issues like drug abuse that is going rampant in the valley.
During his Friday sermons he talks more about apolitical issues than his favorite Kashmir issue.
But the issue of Pandits is like exploiting the victimized community. "What have these Hurriyat leaders done for the last all these years that now they suddenly sound concerned about the displaced Pandit community? Do they have any shame?" asked a displaced Pandit living in Jammu.
Many said the Hurriyat was only trying to appease New Delhi through such stunts but that there was no reality in such concerns as shown by the separatists.
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