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No Minority Exodus From Kashmir Due To Safety Issues: Centre To Parliament


No Minority Exodus From Kashmir Due To Safety Issues: Centre To Parliament

The Residence Ministry shared information to say there is not any exodus of minorities to Jammu.

New Delhi:

Regardless of over a dozen civilian killings in Jammu and Kashmir in October, the Centre on Wednesday denied that the minority neighborhood is shifting its base to Jammu as a consequence of security causes. Slightly, the Ministry of Residence Affairs (MHA) burdened that PM Modi’s “Naya Kashmir” imaginative and prescient is taking root as over 500 migrants returned to the valley to hunt jobs beneath the Prime Minister’s Improvement Bundle for Jammu and Kashmir introduced in 2015.

Minister of State for Residence Affairs Nityanand Rai knowledgeable the Rajya Sabha that 9 properties within the valley have additionally been restored to their rightful homeowners. The Residence Ministry introduced figures to emphasize that regardless of civilian killings within the valley, there was no mass exodus.

“In October 2021, about 115 Kashmiri Pandit households, principally girls and youngsters, moved to Jammu. These households are of presidency workers and plenty of of them transfer to Jammu in winter as a part of the motion of officers, and winter trip in academic establishments,” the Minister acknowledged in one other written assertion when questioned concerning the security of the minority neighborhood within the valley.

The Ministry of Residence Affairs additionally introduced information to again its declare that the bottom state of affairs has modified within the final two years.

The variety of terrorist incidents in Jammu and Kashmir throughout a interval of 841 days after Article 370, which granted particular standing to the state, was revoked dipped to 496 from the 843 circumstances reported in the identical span of time previous to the abrogation, the federal government knowledgeable the higher home of the parliament.

“Total statistics present that there was a decline in terrorist assaults on civilians and the Military in Jammu and Kashmir,” Mr Rai added.

As per information from April 16, 2017, to August 4, 2019, 843 terrorist incidents had been reported in Jammu and Kashmir through which 86 civilians and 78 Military personnel had been killed. From August 5, 2019, to November 22, 2021 (841 days after the abrogation), 496 terrorist incidents have been reported from the Union Territory through which 79 civilians and 45 military personnel have been killed.

The MHA additionally acknowledged that the incidents of infiltration and terrorist assaults have decreased considerably since 2018 in Jammu and Kashmir. 

In 2018, 143 incidents of ‘Estimated Web Infiltration’ had been reported which had dipped to 141 in 2019, 51 in 2020, and 28 have been reported this yr thus far (as much as October 30), the info supplied by the minister in his response confirmed.

In 2018, 417 terrorist incidents had been reported in Jammu and Kashmir which had decreased to 255 in 2019, 244 in 2020, and 200 this yr (as much as November 21), it confirmed.

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