We will bring Kashmiri Pandits back to the state:Mehbooba Mufti
Srinagar: As the first positive political statement in the recent times about the displaced ' Kashmiri Pundits' Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has expressed her government's commitment towards re-accommodating them in the state.
“We are committed to bring back the Kashmiri Pandits who had to leave the state due to terror activities. Our government has already started working for their accommodation, safety and security in Jammu and Kashmir,” said the CM.Mufti while addressing the public at ‘Kheer Bhawani Mela’, an annual festival of Kashmir, on Sunday.
What is Kheer Bhawani Mela:
- The Kheer Bhavani Mela is celebrated in the state every year and is an important festival of Kashmiri Pandits.
- Thousands of people gather during the festival to meet their friends and kins who have left the state due to increasing violence. This festival is, therefore, also known as ‘Milan ka Mela’.
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