In its unflinching commitment towards exiled Hindu community of Kashmir Valley, Kashmir Samiti Delhi (KSD) organised ‘Dedication day’ at Lok Kala Manch , Lodhi Road Delhi where a huge gathering of Kashmiri Pandits participated in full strength and in unanimously demanded Homeland within Kashmir. KSD observes Dedication Day every year on 25th December pledging its support and resolve for the exiled community.
The chief guest Shyam Jaju ,National Vice president (BJP) and Praabari Delhi and Uttarakhand in his speech expressed his full solidarity with Kashmir Pandits and assured the community that their demand will be considered and full attention will be given to it. He asserted that BJP understands their pain and suffering since last 30 years and stands committed to the cause.
Sumeer Chrungoo, President KSD in his opening address put forth the demand of Homeland and reversal of Genocide and demanded justice for the same.
While upholding the Margdarshan Resolution 1991 which envisages a separate Union Territory for exiled Kashmiri Pandit community in Valley Sumeer Chrungoo said that the resolution was adopted by community , Homeland is imperative to existence of community and continuity of a 5000 year old civilization.
KSD is one of the first organisations after Panun Kashmir to adopt Margdarsgan Resolution 91 through its then president Chaman Lal Gadoo.
Well known Journalist & political analyst Sh. Pushpendra Kulshreshtra also addressed the gathering and supported Kashmiri Pandits demand of Homeland within Kashmir.
Our Community stalwarts Dr.L.N.Dhar, Dr.Shakti Bhan, Sh.Sunil Shakdar, Sh.Kundan Kashmiri & Sh.Lalit Ambardar also spoke on the subject in detail.
The day long programme was followed by Mushiara and cultural programme where Kashmiri songs and a short skid on 370 was highlight of the day .
Kashmir Samiti Delhi Felicitated the community members for their unparalleled & selfless service to the community in their respective fields.
Community stalwart, Activist and a well known spokesperson Sh. Lalit Ambedkar was also Felicitated for his forth right views. The other Honorable recipients of the ‘Gaurav Samaan’ A.K.Monga , Dr.Ashok Dhar, Dr.Pragati Ganjoo, Narinder Safaya, M.K.Bhat from Jammu & Gopi Krishan Kaul were felicitated on the occasion.
The highlight of the program was the views expressed by the youngsters and their demand unequivocal endorsement of the Homeland demand of community.
The day program ended on a very high note and Kashmir Samiti Delhi expressed gratitude and thanked all community members, across from Delhi & NCR for their participation.
The audience was left spell bound by mesmerizing performance of Vonvun by a group of ladies from Rohini area.
A special prayer meeting was held for Vijay Kumar Raina, Gen.Secretary KSD for his speedy recovery. It is under the presidentship of Vijay Raina that KSD reached new heights of excellence and commitment towards the righteous cause of exiled Kashmiri Pandit community for past several years.