NEW DELHI: Home ministry on Wednesday says Rajya Sabha that no Kashmiri Pandit has migrated from Valley between the cancellation of Article 370 on August 5, 2019 and July 9, 2022, according to the filing.
This answer by MoS (Homepage) Nityanand Rai in contrast to some reports in May-June this year, which suggested that the mass killings of civilians, including a Kashmiri Pandit, in May triggered an exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley valley.
According to Rai, 21 people from different ethnic groups in J&K, including 5 Kashmiri Pandits and 16 people from other Hindu/Sikh communities, were killed by terrorists between August 5, 2019 and July 9, 2022. Overall, 118 civilians and 128 security force personnel were killed. died during this time. In the past two months, two attacks have been reported against Kashmiri Pandits, in which one person was killed and another injured. A total of 7 civilians have been killed by terrorists in J&K this year through June, compared with 12 in 2021.
MoS (Home) Nityanand Rai says that 5502 Kashmiri bad guys have been offered jobs by the government in various parts of the J&K government in the Valley.
Responding to a related question, Rai said that the Indian government has approved the construction of 6,000 feeder accommodation for Kashmiri migrant workers to work or work in different districts of Kashmir under the Prime Minister’s Development Package Prime Minister, 2015 (PMDP-2015) announced on November 11, 2015. Of these, the construction of 1025 units has been completed / basically completed, 1872 units are in various stages of completion. and the work of the remaining apartments has been done.
The government says it has taken a number of measures to ensure the safety of minorities in the valley, including a robust security and intelligence system that dominates the area day and night, patrols and operations. proactively against terrorists, checking in 24/7 at Nakas and deploying party lines at strategic points.