Hindus a MUST!
Hindus a must and the first step for creating
harmony amidst cultural conflicts
a grand global news when Pope reversed the
Catholic position and apologized to Galileo for
wrong done to him.
It was a
grand event when the Prime Minister of Japan paid
a visit to Korea to apologize to the Koreans for
atrocities committed during the Second World War,
repeatedly expressing grief for causing
destruction and pain to Koreans.
Mikhail Gorbachev apologized to Poland for
atrocities committed by the Soviet Stalinist's.
Chancellor of Germany could apologize to Jews for
their persecution by Hitler. Germans have
apologized to Japanese.
government of the United States even paid
compensation to the Japanese who were put in
concentration camps after the Japanese attack on
Pearl Harbor during World War II. The United
States agreed with Iran to pay up to $131,000,000
to families of each of the Iranian passengers of
an Iran airliner shot down by a US warship in
Vice-President Al Gore apologized for sheer use of
Islamic word "Jihad". Gore had accused
Republican party leaders of waging a
"Jihad" on environmental protection
policies and a news item to this effect had
appeared in "Washington Post". He was
accused of hurting Muslim sentiments which
resulted in massive display of anger in the Muslim
student leader Malik Usman Awan sought a court
order to direct Pakistan's Interior Minister
Nasirullah Babar to apologize for calling a school
a haven for rebels, though one of the suspects of
bombing of Egyptian Embassy in Pakistan was found
of Christians will march through Europe to Al-Quds
(Jerusalem) to apologize to Muslims for the
massacres and tragedies of the crusade wars"
said Islamic Voice, February 1996.
"Christians had to express their regret for
the miseries caused to the Muslims during
occupation of Jerusalem hundred of years
back" the paper adds.
Kashmiri and Doda based Hindus witness remorseless
attitudes on all sides. Even an apology seems out
of question which is a must and the first step in
committed to peace-loving, innocent and loyal
citizens, at any time remains wrong forever. Its
implications disturb even the unborn and distant
future till it is adequately corrected.
to the Kashmiri and the Doda based Hindus stand
well attested not only at National level but at
the International level also.
Congressmen including Lantos, Smith, Wolf and
Congresswoman Pelosi of United States have
recently expressed their concern on the plight of
the Kashmiri Pandits. About them on of the
Congressmen has thus spoken:
are Hindus who have been made refugees in their
own country. They are also a proud people with a
special place in the history of India and the
I might note
that as India struggles to forma a new government
in the wake of the historic defeat suffered by the
Congress Party, the Pandit community has made
enormous contributions to Indian culture,
including Jawaharlal Nehru.
And I am
shocked by the human rights abuses that have been
perpetrated in Kashmir against the Hindus. Indeed
the Pandits have been the target of a campaign of
Many of them
have been forced from their ancestral homeland and
now live in squalid camps. Their future is
the Pandits are truly the forgotten people of
Department recently included a mention of the
Pandits plight in the annual "country
reports" on human rights. That is at least a
start of recognition of a human rights problem.
"The Congressmen further said:
We must not
look at the other way while Pandit people are
killed, raped, abducted, brutalized and exiled. We
must not accept the fact that they have been
exiled in their own country.
We must pay
attention to the plight of internally displaced
people, a status that is becoming to our new
I urge other
members to look below the surface of the conflict
in Kashmir and focus on the human cost.
refugee camps there is growing sense of unease,
even panic, at the though of being forgotten by
the rest of the world.
As we have
shown in Bosnia and other places, the US is not
the type of country that turns its back on people
who are in dire straits." Continuing his
speech the Congressman added:
hope is what keeps the Kashmiri Pandits and other
internally displaced from lapsing into despair at
their predicament. They look to the West for the
hope of a better future, we must not look the
however, unfortunate that the genuine human rights
concern in the minds of many US Congressmen pales
into insignificance as so called American National
interests matter more than any principle or value
system no matter how sacrosanct and lofty. Refused
to give Pakistan the status of a terrorist state
is a case in point.
question as to who is responsible for the plight
of the mauled Hindu minority in exile since 1990
the following three parties have been pin-pointed
by a study group in J & K.
obstinate Government of India in New Delhi which
right from 1947 never bothered to curb disruptive
tendencies as a government of a responsible
independent nation determined to strengthen the
territorial integrity of India. Simplistic measure
of economic packages backed up with corruption,
drug and narcotics smuggling, flow of foreign
money, penetration of insurgence in the
administration, succumbing to the demands of
foreign agents, encouragement to the free play of
the theo-fascists proves counter-productive
anywhere and everywhere. Its results in India are
now too conspicuous to be ignored.
Pakistan came into existence in 1947 in spite of
the poor demographic o Muslims in undivided India
for the single reason that Muslims would not
coexist with Hindus. Pakistan has been openly
claiming Kashmir ever since and tacitly rest of
India by planting ISI agents, equipping them with
arms, arms training and incredible funds
constantly generated by drug chieftains. Pakistan
banks on the Muslim population of India and the
help of those Indians who have sold themselves to
Moscow and Beijing and are bent upon to de
stabilize their own nation for self interests.
Islamist forces in the valley who have shown no
change of heart in respect of native Hindu
population till this day.
The study in
most disturbing words explains that the Kashmiri
Hindus as an ancient cultural entity and ethnic
group is facing real extinction devoid as it is of
such decency and civility as displayed by the
Pope, some Japanese, German, Russian and American
leaders for the misdeeds of their predecessors.