Dr. Pravin Togadia denied entry into Jammu

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Now even Govts think, Jammu Kashmir not Bharat?
Asks Dr Pravin Togadia after not being allowed to enter Jammu

New Delhi, February 21, 2013

For the officially announced public programmes & Darshan at Shri Bhagwan Raghunath ji temple, VHP International Working President Dr Pravin Togadia went to Jammu this morning. At Jammu airport itself he was stopped by the J&K state police & the Addl District Magistrate. He was handed over by them the ‘Prohibition for Entry’ order on his arrival at the airport where he was not allowed to get out of the airport for his programmes. The VHP officials & volunteers were waiting for him outside the airport, they had his medicine with them but even they were not allowed to meet him.  Making him sit there at the airport since his early morning arrival, surrounded by the gunmen, he was being sent back by the late afternoon flight.

Reacting to this, Dr Togadia said, “Indian Parliament has passed a resolution a long time back that Jammu Kashmir including the current POK are an integral part of Bharat. But as a citizen of Bharat, while I have full right to travel anywhere in Bharat, today prohibiting me from entering Jammu, the Union & State govts gave in to the hands of the separatists who keep on claiming that Jammu Kashmir not Bharat. This is a violation of my fundamental constitutional rights. The Govt stopped me from even going for the Darshan of Bhagwan Raghunathji. This is a violation of my religious rights as well. Airport comes under the Union Govt. Allowing the state police on the airport is a decision of the Union Govt. This means that both the Union & the state Govts have connived against a citizen of Bharat for stopping him from entering Jammu. This is obviously to help the supporters of Afzal Guru who was hanged as a convict for the parliament attack. They announced revenge & both these Govts helped them achieve it by sending a VHP Working President back from the airport. Their letter says (like a future predictor): ‘Your inflammatory & provocative speeches    WILL disturb LAND & order in the state & disturb the peace in the state.’ Stone pelting by the separatists: allowed; Yassin Malik, Sayeed Ali Shah Gilani allowed anywhere in Bharat; even Rehman Malik of Pakistan to Ajmer allowed when he says 26/11 Mumbai attack was done by Bharat; but Togadia not allowed in Jammu! This is sheer discrimination on the basis of religion & it is anti-constitutional & anti-Hindu.”

Dr Togadia further added, “Yassin Malik goes to Pakistan, sits with the wanted terrorist Hafiz Sayeed; thousands of separatists play havoc by stone pelting on the J&K streets. These young stone-pelters helped by Pakistan & the youth from POK claiming to have given up Jehad are given jobs in the J&K police dept & now today the J&K police stops nationalist like me from even entering Jammu. For long Hindus in & around Jammu have been facing injustice & discrimination in education, jobs, loans & safety. Many such families would have met me to give the details. Obviously Govts did not want their horrible plight to reach the rest of the nation. For vote bank politics, they have stopped Hindus from doing Darshan, from doing public programme for charity & also from exercising their fundamental right to travel & speak. Treating me like an infiltrator or a terrorist at Jammu airport, both the Union & the State Govt have hurt Hindu sentiments. Hindus will give apt answer democratically & peacefully to this anti-constitutional anti-Hindu politics through their votes in the state and nationally.”

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Kashmir – 1947 War: Time for Accountability

Sandhya Jain
05 Jun 2012

By suddenly inviting debate on the interlocutors report on Jammu and Kashmir, especially its startling suggestion to restore the State’s pre-1953 status, the Congress Party has virtually disowned the actions of its longest serving Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, thus diminishing the legitimacy and stature of the political dynasty descended from him. Some experts have added fuel to the fire by urging implementation of the report even though Parliament, political parties, and the nation have not yet studied it in depth.

Restoration of the pre-1953 status means a return to the stressful relationship between New Delhi and Srinagar that culminated in the arrest of Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on charges of conspiracy against the Indian State in August 1953. Since the J&K constitution came into effect only on 26 January 1957, pre-’53 status would return the State to a lawless limbo in which its ‘prime minister’ can choose freedom from Article 1 of the Indian Constitution which names the States and territories that shall be part of the First Schedule.

Sheikh Abdullah’s slipperiness in committing to the Indian Union after endorsing the Accession by Maharaja Hari Singh and persistent flirtation with the idea of an independent nation, forced the Centre to replace him with Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad. But Mr. Nehru failed to take the logical step of fully integrating the State with the Indian Union; his many grave blunders remain his lasting national legacy.

 

Mr. Nehru’s successors and protégés have long scuttled attempts at public scrutiny of these mistakes. But time has eroded their power and many facts are entering the public domain. Dr. S.P. Bakshi, Chief Education Officer of the State armed forces and a member of the Maharaja’s Durbar, published his reminiscences of the 1947-48 war before he passed away some weeks ago, just short of his 99th birthday.

Though brief, The Inside Story of Jammu & Kashmir State (Knowledge World, Delhi, 2012) is a fascinating narrative of that troubled time. Dr Bakshi for the first time brings on record the fact that a Rasputin-like sadhu known as ‘Mahantji’ played a crucial role in delaying the accession to India by giving the Maharaja delusions of grandeur, telling him of his visions of the State flag flying from Lahore fort and beyond, thus causing immense suffering to the people.

Dr Bakshi’s most sensational disclosure concerns New Delhi’s cavalier disregard of Major Onkar Singh Kalkat’s direct warning about the impending attack, an episode that deserves detailed exposure, with the guilty named. As part of its plans, Pakistan suddenly imposed an economic blockade upon J&K, causing grave hardship to the people. This should have rung alarm bells in Delhi as all supplies of arms and ammunitions to the State were also cut off as all ordnance depots were in Pakistan.

The overall action seems to have been supervised by Gen. Frank Messervy, the British chief of the Pakistan Army, though the main planning was by Maj.-Gen. Akbar Khan who recruited 60,000 soldiers demobilized from Punch area after WWII, ex-INA soldiers, and tribals lured with the promise of loot and plunder. Orders were issued through DO Letters marked Personal/Top Secret and signed by the British C-in-C of the Pakistan Army within days of the creation of Pakistan. In other words, it was a Raj conspiracy!

At that time, Major Onkar Singh Kalkat was serving as Brigade Major at Bannu Frontier Brigade Group under Brig C.P. Murray, who was away at Mural outpost on 20 August 1947. On his behalf, Major Kalkat received and opened an envelope marked Personal/Top Secret and found within a detailed plan of Operation Gulmarg. He hastily called Brig Murray, who told him not to breathe a word to anyone or he (Kalkat) would not be allowed to leave Pakistan alive. Perhaps the Brigadier alerted the Pakistani authorities anyway, for Kalkat was placed under house arrest. He made a daring escape and reached Ambala on 18 October 1947 and took a goods train to Delhi.

The next day, he met senior officers of the Indian Army and told them of the Pakistan plan to launch Operation Gulmarg. But they dismissed his claims, for reasons that deserve to be made public, as also the identities of the officers concerned. It is inconceivable that this news would not have been made known to Governor General Louis Mountbatten, Prime Minister Nehru, and the then Defence and Home Ministers. Nothing is known of their reactions then, or later.

Yet, in this context, we must question the unwarranted delay in sending troops to relieve the besieged Sate once the invasion began, on the pretext of first getting the Instrument of Accession signed by the Maharaja and Governor General. Why did Lord Mountbatten insist on the loss of a valuable day? Why were Jawaharlal Nehru and even Vallabhbhai Patel so much in thrall of Mountbatten that they couldn’t challenge his evil advice that cost the nation so dearly? At least Patel realised that going to the UN Security Council would be ruinous to India.

The UN helped to deprive India of the northern territory of Gilgit, necessary for the British to oversee Russia. Britain had leased Gilgit from the Maharaja and built an all-weather airfield and roads between Gilgit Agency and the North West Frontier Province. Indeed, Gilgit was integrated with NWFP and run from Peshawar. When Gilgit was returned in August 1947, Rao Bahadur Brig. Gansara Singh, General Staff Officer of J&K State Forces, was appointed Governor. On midnight, 31 October 1947, Major Brown of the Gilgit Scouts surrounded the Governor house and arrested Gansara Singh; the Gilgit Government was handed over to Pakistan a few days later.

Dr Bakshi speaks eloquently of the personal valour of Brig. Rajinder Singh, Chief of Staff of the J&K State Forces, who gave up his life to save Srinagar valley by blowing up the vital Uri bridge and delaying the raiders by a crucial 48 hours. His posthumous award of a Mahavir Chakra is still perceived by many as niggardly. Through vivid snapshots, Bakshi unveils the enormous sacrifices made by the officers and men of the J&K State Forces, which made them the only force from a Princely State to be absorbed en bloc into the Indian Army as a separate unit, the Regiment of the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles.

A major triumph of this war was Maj.-Gen. Timmy Thimaya’s audacious feat of scaling the inhospitable Zojila Pass with Stuart tanks, the highest recorded use of tanks in battle anywhere in the world –11000 ft.

The author is Editor, www.vijayvaani.com

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Kashmir defines Indian identity : Subramanian Swamy

June 4, 2012  Jyeshtha Pournima , Kaliyug Varsha 5114
Dr. Subramanian Swamy
Dr. Subramanian Swamy
India should henceforth refuse to engage in any dialogue on Kashmir except one in which the other side accepts the whole of Kashmir as an integral and inalienable part of India.

Recently, some columnists have advocated that India should let go of Kashmir. While not wanting to wear patriotism on my sleeve, I would say that the silent suffering majority of India wants none of this. The ‘Kashmir issue,’ in fact, can no more be solved by dialogue either with the Pakistanis or the Hurriyat, leave alone the constitutional impossibility of allowing it to secede. This is because we do not know what kind of Pakistan there will be in a few years from now.

The Pakistan army today, according to all informed sources available to me, has a majority of captains and colonels who owe allegiance to the Taliban and Islamist fundamentalism. In another five years, these middle ranks will reach, through normal promotions, the corps commander level. We know that the government in Pakistan has always been controlled by the seven corps commanders of the army. Therefore a Taliban government in Pakistan five years hence seems a highly probable outcome. Jihad, that is, war against India will be the logical consequence of that outcome.

Since the Hurriyat in Kashmir is an organisation that cannot go against Pakistan, India has about five years to prepare for a decisive and defining struggle with Pakistan. We must prepare to win it to avoid the balkanisation of India. We therefore should refute those Indian columnists, academics, and politicians who crave or preen themselves on being popular in Pakistan, by sounding reasonable and secular on the issue of Kashmir.

Never part with it

Kashmir, in fact, is now our defining identity. It is a touchstone for our resolve to preserve our national integrity. The population of that State may be majority Muslim but the land and its history is predominantly Hindu. For our commitment to the survival of the ancient civilisation of India and the composite culture that secularists talk of, we have not only to win that coming inevitable war but also resolve never to part with Kashmir.

I will not blame the jihadis for the coming war. They are, after all, programmed that way by their understanding of Islamist theology. I will blame ourselves for not understanding their understanding of the fundamentals of Islam. It is foolish therefore in the face of this reality to expound the banal sentiment that “all Muslims are not terrorists or fanatics.” Of course that proposition is true.

However, the Islam of the cutting edge of Muslim fundamentalism by leaders such as Osama Bin Laden is in Sira and Hadith, and now increasingly followed in Pakistan. It calls on the faithful to wage war against the infidels (who cannot strike back effectively) and crush them. This is why the Kashmiri Hindu Pandits were driven out in the first place.

The struggle for Kashmir by the jihadis is thus not just for independence. By their own declaration, they want a Darul Islam there, with the state becoming a part of the Caliphate. We cannot allow, in our national security interests, such a state to emerge on our frontiers. Hence the question of parting with Kashmir cannot arise. We have to go all out to retain Kashmir as part of India wherein Hindus and Muslims can live in peace and harmony.

Pakistanis often cite the United Nations resolutions on Kashmir to argue for a plebiscite. This obfuscates the fact of accession of the State to India. The legality of the Instrument of Accession signed in favour of India by the then Maharaja of J&K, Hari Singh, on October 26, 1947 has to prevail anyway. To disregard it will create a plethora of legal issues, including what will become the status of the Maharaja if we abrogate this Instrument and re-open the question of Partition itself. In that case, for example, will Dr. Karan Singh, Maharaja Hari Singh’s son, have a claim to be regarded again as an independent and sovereign King of J&K?

On the Junagadh issue, Pakistan held the Instrument once signed to be “final, irrevocable, and not requiring the wishes of the people to be ascertained [emphasis added].” That is the correct legal position. But the Junagadh Nawab, after signing the Instrument in favour of Pakistan, invaded the neighbouring princely states, states that had acceded to India. This violated the terms of the Indian Independence Act (1947) enacted by the British Parliament. So when the Indian Army was moved by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to defend these areas, the Nawab, fearful of the consequences, ran away to Pakistan. His subjects, mostly Hindu and abandoned, welcomed the Indian army to Junagadh.

Furthermore, on what legal basis can we de novo seek to ascertain the wishes of the people of J&K as Pakistan asks, when the Indian Independence Act makes no provision for this? After all, it was this same Act that created a legal entity called Pakistan, carved out from united India. India under the Act was a settled and continuing entity out which the British Parliament made a new entity called Pakistan. Never in previous history was there was a country called Pakistan. The idea itself was conceptualised as recently as 1940 and legalised only in 1947.

By what mechanism then can Pakistan seek to amend or even disregard the Act, without unwittingly undermining the legal status of Pakistan itself? That is, if the Instrument of Accession is called into question, will not Partition itself be subject to challenge as without legal basis on the same consideration?

I raise this question also because of the constitutional futility of pursuing the issue of the secession of Kashmir. In the case of Beruberi in Eastern India, the transfer of that area to Bangladesh, although agreed to, has been enmeshed in prolonged litigation in the Indian Supreme Court. This is because Article 1 of the Indian Constitution bars the de-merger of any Indian territory after 1950.

Another argument advanced by these columnists is that if Kashmiri Muslims do not want live in India, it is against human rights to force them to do so. That argument is contradicted by the Bangladesh example. The area of that country was first created by Partition. In 1971, Indian army jawans created Bangladesh out of Pakistan in circumstances well known to all. But despite that, millions of Bengali Muslims have come into India as illegal immigrants and are quite happy to be working with Hindus in India. But Partition was agreed to by Hindus for those Muslims whom Jinnah said could not bear to live under alleged Hindu hegemony. Now, after getting their territory, a large number of Bangladeshis Muslims are voting with their feet to proclaim that they are happy to live in India with Hindus.

Similarly, after getting Kashmir as an independent country, Kashmiri Muslims may, like their Bangladesh counterparts, come to live in India anyway! What then is the point of severing Kashmir from India as these columnists suggest?

India should henceforth refuse to engage in any dialogue on Kashmir except one in which the other side accepts the whole of Kashmir as an integral and inalienable part of India. The people of Kashmir should be left in no doubt in their mind where the overwhelming number of citizens of India stand on the future of the State. Therefore, those who, at this crucial juncture of our history, advocate any dilution of this stand are leading the people of Kashmir to more misery. They are encouraging the forces of jihad to keep at their nefarious activities by raising hopes that, with rising costs, India will capitulate. Any democratically elected Indian government knows that it can never capitulate on issues of national integrity and risk an upheaval. The Ramar Setu and Amarnath issues have proved that beyond doubt. Advocating letting go of Kashmir therefore is a dangerous exercise in futility.

Source : Hindusamhati

Persecution of Hindus in Kashmir Valley

Author:  LALIT KOUL

History tells us that Kashmir’s Hindus have been persecuted and killed by Muslim rulers through the ages. But no matter how terrible their subjugation, Kashmir’s Hindus have survived

 

A few weeks ago, an acquaintance wanted to know more about my community’s forced displacement from the Valley of Kashmir and asked me, “How did your ethnic cleansing in Kashmir come about?”

I struggled for an answer. I thought and then said, “Gradually and then suddenly.”

Yes. That is how we were ethnically cleansed from our Valley, our home, our holy land, our homeland — Kashmir. The ghastly night of January 19, 1990, was ‘sudden’, but years before that night were the period of ‘gradual’ ethnic cleansing perpetrated by Islamist Jihadis. It did not all happen on the intervening night between January 19 and 20, 1990. It started centuries ago.

Our first experience of this barbaric ethnic cleansing came about during the period of 1389-1413 under the rule of Mir Hamdani and Sultan Sikandar, also known as Sikandar But-Shikan. The two of them made it a state policy to unleash their terrible reign of terror on Kashmiri Hindus with the sole objective of eradicating the Kashmiri Hindus from their ancestral lands. Even back then, we were given only three choices: Convert to Islam, die or escape. Without succumbing to the pressure of conversion, hundreds of our ancestors poisoned themselves and their womenfolk. Seven mounds of the sacred thread (janeu) of murdered Kashmiri Hindus were burnt by Sikandar But-Shikan. More than a lakh of our ancestors were brutally murdered and burnt at one spot near Rainawari. The spot is now known as Batta Mazaar (Kashmiri Hindu cemetery).

Such was the situation that we had to cremate our revered dead ones in our own courtyards and keep the ashes hidden in our houses until we got an opportunity to immerse the ashes in river Vitasta. During this phase, a time came when only 11 Kashmiri Hindu families were left in the Valley, after most were either killed or hounded out of their homeland.

The second encounter of Kashmiri Hindus with mass exodus was engineered during the period of 1506-1585 under the rule of the Chak dynasty. Even after going through sustained persecution at the hands of Islamist zealots and rulers, Kashmiri Hindus attained new heights in the field of education and cultural revival. Since they believed in mutual understanding, cohesiveness and peace, they once again became soft targets and were subjected to horrendous atrocities. During this time, the Chak rulers ordered one thousand cows, holy to Kashmiri Hindus, be slaughtered every day to create a vicious environment and force Kashmiri Hindus to convert to Islam. Chak rulers also imposed a punitive tax (Jazia) specifically on Kashmiri Hindus to harass and subjugate them into conversion. We had to even pay punitive tax for performing our religious rituals. Once again, to escape the forced conversions and day-to-day persecution, thousands of the victims escaped from the valley and settled in other parts of India. This ethnic cleansing was systematically engineered to change the cultural and ethnic landscape of Kashmir and convert it into an Islamic state.

Towards the end of the 16th century, Mughals invaded Kashmir and ruled it for the next 200 years. While Akbar reversed some of the previous State policies of systemic persecution of Kashmiri Hindus, his progeny was not that tolerant and benevolent. Jehangir, Shahjahan and Aurangzeb were as ruthless in their policies and actions against Kashmiri Hindus as the Hamdanis and the Chaks. While Akbar launched rehabilitation schemes for Kashmiri Hindus and abolished the Jazia on them, his descendants engaged in another round of systemic State-approved ethnic cleansing of Kashmiri Hindus. Several Hindu temples and shrines were demolished or desecrated during Shahjahan’s and Aurangzeb’s merciless rule. Aurangzeb reinstituted the punitive tax on Kashmiri Hindus. He also established a State policy to liquidate Kashmiri Hindu scholars. For Islam to successfully spread across India, he said, elimination of Hindu scholars was necessary. It was during this period that the Sikh Guru, Teg Bahadur, was executed by Aurangzeb while he stood against the persecution of Kashmiri Hindus and fought for their fundamental rights. This state-sponsored persecution at the hands of Islamic zealots resulted in third major wave of ethnic cleansing and forced exodus of our community from our homeland.

In 1753, Fazal, son of Faquirullah ruled Kashmir Valley. Under his tyrannical rule, Kashmiri Hindus were once again terrorised and persecuted. On his orders, one of his lieutenants beheaded a Kashmiri Hindu, Kailash Dhar, in broad daylight in the open courts of then Governor Amir Khan Jawansher and then dumped the body in river Vitasta (also known as Jhelum). Following this barbaric killing, Fazal’s lieutenants went on rampage and killed hundreds of Kashmiri Hindus. This created a wave of fresh terror in the hearts of our community and many more escaped from the Valley at the first possible opportunity. This marked the fourth major exodus of our community from the land of our genesis.

The concluding part of this article will appear tomorrow.

List of Temples Destroyed by the Islamic Terrorists in Kashmir post independence

The following is based on a report published in Nav Bharat Times (Feb. 18, 93) New Delhi, the Hindi Daily of the Times of India Group of papers.

According to a report from Home Ministry official, 36 temples were the butt of communal violence In 1986, 8 in 1988, 12 in 1989, 8 in 1990, 5 in 1991, and 24 in 1992. The report carries the names of the temples, their addresses, the mode of attack, date and the extent of damage done. The following is the 1ist of the temples hit by communal violence in J&K on the basis of Home Ministry Report.

YEAR 1986:

SRINAGAR, FEBRUARY 20-21
1. Ganpatyar temple, Srinagar – Stoned – Window panes broken.
2. Bhairav temple, Maisuma – Stoned – minor damage
3. Temple in front of Gurudwara at Amiradadal – ransacked – no damage
to the building.
4. Shiv temple, Jawaharnagar – attempted arson – minor damage to a window,
5. Bhairav Mandir, Karan Nagar – attempted arson – Carpet burned, no
damage to the building.
6, Shiv temple near secretariat – attempted arson – minor damage.
7. Shiv Mandir, Chota Bazar-60-70 rioter tried to attack the temple; police
fired four rounds in the air – no damage,
8. Narayan Math Mandir in Tulsi Bagh – attempted arson and stoning –
minor damage to windowpanes and door.
ANANTNAG DISTRICT, FEBRUARY 20 -21
9. Gautam nag mandlr at Sarnal – set on fire – heavy damage; 3 out of four
rooms destroyed.
10. Shivalay Mandir, Nai Basti – heavy stoning, attempt to destroy and
ransack – damage worth Rs. 10,000.
11. Temple at Wanpoh on Khanabal-Qazigund Road – set on fire- extent of
damage not known.
12. Another temple at Vanpoh – set on fire – extent of the damage not known.
13. Temple at Aishmuqam – attempt at ransacking – one idol damaged.
14. Temple at Dhanbogund, Kulgam – set on fire – extent of damage not known.
15. Navgam temple, Shangas – Heavy stoning – extent of damage not known.
16. Achhabal temple near Navgam – Heavy stoning – extent of damage not known.
17-20. Four temples in Lokbhavan village of Thana Qazigund – attempted
ransacking
21. Harish Chandra Seva Mandir, Beejbehara – ransacking – idols destroyed.
22. Devi Mandir, village Karebal Beejbehara – ransacking – Idols damaged.
23. Shivalay Mandir, Janglat Mandi, Anantnag town – ransacking – extent
of damage not known.
24. Temple of Dyalgam – attempt at ransacking – extent of damage not known.
25. Temple at Fatehpura village, Qazigund Tehsil – set on fire – extent of
damage not known.
26. Temple at village Siligam, Thana Aishmuqam – attempt at ransacking.

PULWAMA DISTRICT, FEBRUARY 20-21
27. Shiv Mandir at village Koil, Thana Pulwama – attempted arson.
28. Temple at village Trisal, Thana Pulwama -AttPmpted ransacking –
idols, microphone taken away; compoundwall of the adjacent cremation ground broken.

BARAMULLA DISTRICT, FEBRUARY 20-21
29. Kali Mandir in Jamla Kadal Mohalla, Sopore – attempted arson, local
people foiled the attempt – no damage.
30. Fatapura temple, Sopore – stoning – minor damage.

ANANTNAG DISTRICT, FEBRUARY 24-25
31.Chandi Puiarl temple, VYosu Thana Qazigund) – Arson – damage worth Rs. 20,000.

BADGAM DISTRICT, FEBRUARY 24-25
32. Sharda Devi temple, Yalkot (Thana 8adgam) – attempt to arson – one part burnt.
33.Shiv Temple, Sanghampura – (Thana Biru) – attempt to arson – verandah damaged in arson.
34. Shiv Mandir, Magam (Thana Vodura) – attempt to arson – minor damage.

BARAMULA DISTRICT, FEBRUARY 24-25
35. Temple in Bandipore – arsoned – minor damage.
36. Temple in Bandipore – arsoned – minor damage.


YEAR 1988:

SRINAGAR DISTRICT, AUGUST 15
1. Ram Mandir, Maharajganj, Srinagar – attempt to arson – minor damage.
2. Shiv Mandir, Sarafkadal, Srinagar – stoned – minor damage.
BARAMULLA DISTRICT, AUGUST 18
3. Shiv Mandir, Bandipur – arsoned – Heavy damage.
4. Shri Raghunath Mandir, Barmulla – explosion in Mandir – minor damage.

PULWAMA DISTRICT, AUGUST 21
5. Shiv temple, Shopian – Fully destroyed; heavy damage.
6 . Local tempIe in Tral – Arsoned – Heavy damage.

ANANTAG DISTRICT, AUGUST 19
7. Devi Mandir, Anantnag – arsoned – minor damage.

DODA DISTRICT, OCT0BER 27
8. Basaknag mandir, Bhadrawah – arsoned – minor damage.


YEAR 1989:

SRINAGAR DISTRICT (MARCH 24 TO NOV. 2)
1. Shri Ram mandir’s Hall, Barbarshah Srinagar – explosion – minor damage.
2. Shiv Mandir Chota Bazar, Srinagar, Fully damaged.
3. Shri Raghunath Mandir, Srinagar – attempt to arson – minor damaqe.
4. Building of Ramkrishna Ashram, Chota Bazar, Srinagar-arsoned-minor damage.
PULWAMA DISTRICT, OCTOBER 3
5. Suchcha Nath Mandir, Shopian – arsoned – heavy damage.

BADGAM DISTRICT, OCTOBER 21
6. Shri Ram Mandir, Badgam – destroyed; idols looted – heavy damage.
7. Rama Mandir, Udhampur – heavy damage.

DODA DISTRICT
8. Supernag Temple – Idols looted and temple burnt.
9. Siv Mandir Kiratwar – explosion on 2nd Nov. – minor damage.
10. Buichhal Mandir – explosion on 10th Nov. – heavy damage.
11. Temple in Kulharad village – arsoned on 12th Nov. – heavy damage.
12 Temple in Bharat village – arsoned on 12th Nov. – heavy damage.


YEAR 1990:

SRINAGAR DISTRICT
1. Arya Samaj Mandir and School, Srinagar – explosion an 10th Feb. Minor damage
2. Shri Raghunath Mandir, Srinagar – attempted arson on 24th Feb., minor damage.
3. Arya Samaj Mandir and School Wazir Bagh, Srinagar – explosion on 21st July – heavy damage.
4. Shri Ram Mandir, Babarshah Srinagar – Conference Hall attacked with rocket on 2nd Sept . – minor damage .
5. Shitalnath Mandir, Srinagar – arsoned on 18th Nov. – heavy damage.
ANANTNAG DISTRICT
6. Lakshmi Mandir, Bijbehara – arsoned on 4th August – Heavy damage.

BARAMULLA DISTRICT
7. Sharda Mandir, Kalusa, 8andipur-arsoned on 7th Nov.- Heavy damage.

KUPWARA DISTRICT
8. Handura Mandir – Precincts desecrated and idols stolen on 13th Nov. –
heavy loss in the form of disappearance of idols.


YEAR 1991:

ANANTNAG DISTRICT
1. Nagbal Mandir, Anantnag – Explosion – Minor damage
2-3. Shri Raghunath Mandir, Anantnag – Explosion, Grenade thrown – minor damage
SRINAGAR DISTRICT, APRIL 13
4-5. Shri Raghunath Mandir, Srinagar – seven houses of Hindus and two temples arsoned – minor damage.


YEAR 1992:

All arsoned; and minor damages:
1. Raghunath Mandir, Karafali Mohalla, Srinagar – 8 May.
2. Anantnag – 7 December
3. Srinagar – 7 December
4. Kulgam, Anantnag – 7-8 December.
5. Shiv Mandir, Sherpore Kund – 7-8 December.
6. Temple at Karichhama – Tang Marg, Baramulla – 7-8 December.
7. Temple in Baramulla on Kungar Tang Road – 7-8 December.
8. Shri Vishnu Temple, on the Bank of River Jhelum 7-8 December.
9. Kuvi Utraso Temple Anantnag – 7-8 December.
10. Temple of Chitergund, Anantnag – 7-8 December.
11. Temple of Bana Mohalla, Srinagar -7-8 December.
12. Karfali Mohalla, Srinagar -7-8 December
13. Samshan Bhoomi Temple, Karannagar, Srinagar – 7-8 December
14. Narsingh Bagh – Shadipur Temple, Ganderbal, Srinagar – 7-8 December.
15. Nandkishore Temple, Sumbal, Baramulla – 7-8 December.
16. Temple of Pahalgam, Anantnag – 7-8 December.
17-22. Verinag, Anantnag – 8 December.
23. Temple in Tragaon, Kupwara -9 December.
24. Temple in Pattan, Baramulla – 9 December.