Since 1990, planned and organized secessionist-terrorism has brutalized Kashmir, the valley of peace and exquisite beauty. Systematic efforts have been made to destroy its syncretic culture, traditions, and heritage, by an orgy of mindless violence fueled by religious fanaticism and extremism, aided and abetted from across India's borders.
Terrorism has taken the lives of more than 2000 innocent men, women and
The illustrations in the following pages give a glimpse of this unfortunate chapter of violence and destruction in the modern history of Kashmir. It is this calculated and ruthless attack on the innocent, all in the name of an illusionary "independence," that is the ultimate negation of the human rights of any people.
Project R/3 is an effort to Recognize, Remember and Revere all those Kashmiri Hindu souls who perished in the latest holocaust perpetrated against them in the vale of Kashmir.
Eleven women, eleven men and two children were killed by the militants who numbered about 25. The village has 11 Pandit families, comprising 52 people.
So much has been sung of the marvellous and magnificent beauty of the physiography of Kashmir, Paradise on Earth by saints and sages, philosophers and poets, mystics and bards
350,000 Kashmiri Pandits, constituting 99% of the total population of Hindus living in Muslim majority area of the Kashmir Valley, were forcibly pushed out of the Valley by Muslim terrorists, trained in Pakistan, since the end of 1989
The Muslim terrorists operating under multiple forms of incarnations like Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muslim Janbaz Force, Ul Umur, Al Burq, Hizbul Mujahideen, Al Jehad, Ikhwan-ul-Muslim et al sharing visceral hatred against Kashmiri Pandits subjected them to intimidation
A deliberate campaign of targeted brutalities against members of the minority Kashmiri Pandit Community in 1990 led to the mass exodus of more than 350,000 people, in a bid by the terrorists to change the very demographic profile of the Kashmir Valley.
Once the Kashmiri Pandits have been forced to flee their homes and hearths to uncharted destinations, Nemesis started her dreadful operations. Having looted and ransacked their living abodes
Every such act has its own tale of brutality, crudity and sheer horror. The pattern, however, is consistent -- kidnap a woman, and kill her after outraging her modesty.
However small the members of other minority communities, their members and even their schools, have been subjected to threats, violence and killing. All these show a pattern of how fundamentalist extremism has been used for the terrorist agenda.
A list of Martyrs who laid down their lives in Kashmir
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