feel pleasure in expressing my gratitude to Dr. G.K. Mujoo, a professor
turned journalist, who motivated me to write on the exoduses of kashmiri
pandits from the valley of Kashmir down the centuries till yesterdays.
I am indebted to him for having been kind enough to publish the dolorous
account in the form of a series of articles in his weekly "Sahyogi Times".
I am extremely thankful
to Prof. B.N. Sharma for his generous guidance and assistance in reshaping
and refining upon the manuscript and making the relation stand in bold
relief so as to make the reader relieve the tragic history of the exoduses.
I am equally thankful
to Er. Rohit Mirakhur (Pune) for his valuable help in resetting the published
articles in the form of the present booklet.
I very gratefully
acknowledge the help of all those who encouraged me in this endeavour.
Prof. K.L. Bhan