Fact sheet Of Atrocities On Kashmiri Hindus:-
Educational Institutions burnt, damaged forcefully occupied : 105
Religious & Cultural Institutions Destroyed/burnt, damaged : 103
Shops, Factories looted/burnt/occupied : 14,430
Agriculture dependent families deprived of their land and source of income : 20,000
Horticulture dependent families deprived of their resource : 12,500
Houses Burnt : more than 20,000
Houses looted : 95%
Torture killings of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley : several thousands
Religious Sadism At Its Peak:-
* Killing of Hindus in Jammu and Kashmir by terrorists clearly depicts extreme sadism. All victims have been subjected to extreme torture and terror.
*Torture deaths have been brought about by such inhuman practices as:
* Strangulation by using steel wires
*Branding with hot irons
* Burning alive
* Bleeding to death
* Gouging out of vital organs
* Dismemberment of Human bodies
*Terrorists have frequently indulged in barbaric acts like performing 'death dances' after killing their target.
*Many a time, dead bodies were not even allowed to be properly cremated.
- Representatives of Glorious Heritage And Legacy of Kashmir
- Symbols of Brotherhood and Peace
#Kashmiri Pandits have always been devoted to spiritual and academic pursuits.
#They have during their history of more than 5000 years nurtured values of peace, co-existence and tolerance.
#They are the original inhabitants of Kashmir.
#Kashmiri Pandits are progenitors of Kashmir Shaivism the philosophy of oneness of mankind.
#Hinyan and Sarvastivadin sects of Buddhism found highest expression in Kashmir and Kashmiri Pandits spread their message to China and Central Asia.
#Kashmiri Pandits have contributed immensely to the evolution of human thought by contributing to almost all fields of creative human endeavour like literature (mainly Sanskrit), language, science and philosophy from times immemorial.
#Since the advent of Islam in 14th century, Kashmiri Hindus have been subjected to extreme persecution. To escape religious fanaticism in the form of forced conversions to Islam they had either to embrace death or leave Kashmir more than once during the last six hundred years.
#Present exodus of Kashmiri Pundits is fourth mass exodus in the history of Kashmir since the advent of Islam in this part.
In spite of repeated rejection of co-existence and pluralism by Muslim society for the last six hundred years, Kashmiri Hindus have not given up his faith in their religion and values.