How many Kashmiri Pandits are there in the world?

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How many Kashmiri Pandits are there in the world?

Other authors have suggested a higher figure for the exodus, ranging from the entire population of over 150,000, to 190,000 of a total Pandit population of 200,000, to a number as high as 800,000.

Are all Kashmiri Pandits Brahmins?

“Kashmiri Pandits is a separately identifiable community distinct from other Hindus residing in the Valley like Rajputs, Brahmins other than Kashmiri Pandits, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and many others,” said Justice Sanjeev Kumar.

Whats the story of Kashmir files?

A series of interviews about the exodus of Kashmiri Hindus in 1990, exploring the course of events and reasons for it.The Kashmir Files / Film synopsis

Who killed Neelkanth Ganju?

In 1984, after JKLF cadres in Britain murdered diplomat Ravindra Mhatre, Bhat’s execution was carried out in Tihar jail. The same year, some militants bombed Ganjoo’s house. On 4 November 1989, three militants surrounded Ganjoo as he was in the Hari Singh Street market and shot him dead.

What happens to Sharda Pandit in Kashmir files?

Bhasha Sumbli as Sharda Pandit Sadly, both the actress’s maternal uncle and aunt passed away due to the fatal accident, she revealed. Bhasha Sumbli wanted to thank the response and said that she has been getting great offers because of her role in The Kashmir Files.

What is happening to Kashmiri Pandits in Jammu and Kashmir?

As the matter of exodus of Kashmiri Pandits has become the most discussed topic after the release of The Kashmir Files, BBC News Hindi recently published an article intending to cover the views of displaced Kashmiri Pandits who were relocated in the Jagti Township of Jammu.

Do Kashmiris regret driving Hindus out of Kashmir?

Saifullah, a former militant, tells the BBC that he regrets participating in driving Kashmiri Hindus out. “We want them back. We want them to live in peace.

Was there a forced exodus of Kashmiri Hindus?

In a room opposite an ancient temple in Srinagar, four men – two Hindu and two Muslim – are hotly debating the “forced” exodus of hundreds of thousands of Kashmiri Hindus from Indian-administered Kashmir in the early 1990s. The two Muslims sympathise with the Hindu migrants, also known as Kashmiri Pandits, calling them victims of circumstance.

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