Kashmiri Pandit shot dead by militants
- Militants shot dead a Kashmiri Pandit and injured another member of the community in an orchard in south Kashmir’s Shopian, sending shock waves among the members of the minority community in the Valley.
Militant attacks on Kashmiri Pandits:
- Kashmir has witnessed a string of attacks on minority community,
- A Pandit employee, Rahul Bhat, and a school teacher from Jammu, Rajni Bala, being killed.
- Since the killings, migrant Pandit employees, recruited under the Prime Minister’s return and rehabilitation package for the Union Territory, have boycotted offices in the Valley despite their postings “to secure the district headquarters”.
- Prime Minister’s return and rehabilitation package