Muslims Perform Kashmiri Pandit Woman Last Rites: Kashmir is in the grip of tension after terrorists killed a Kashmiri Pandit youth in Budgam district. Meanwhile, in such an environment, Muslims and Kashmiri Pandits have again set an example of brotherhood in Kulgam district. Local Muslims helped a lone Hindu man perform the last rites of his 80-year-old mother. According to the information received, an 80-year-old Pandit woman of YK Pora village of Kulgam had gone to attend a marriage function of her relatives in Mattan area of Anantnag. But his condition deteriorated during the ceremony and he passed away.
The deceased Dulari Bhatt spent most of her life with the local people in her native village, Wai Ke Pora. When the local Muslims got the news, they reached Mattan and brought his body to his native village YK Pora, Kulgam. During this, hundreds of Muslims, especially the woman’s neighbors and local people, were waiting for her body.
lone pandit family was living in the area
local resident Altaf Ahmed said that lone pandit family has been living with their Muslim neighbors for decades and there is a lot of love among all. The deceased was a great human being who used to visit Muslims on the occasion of festivals and whenever someone died in our place she was part of the overall culture. Today it is our duty to return the favor by ensuring his last rites are performed according to his religious rites.
The husband of the deceased was murdered in the 90s
While Dulari’s friend Saja Bano said that the deceased was her close friend and they used to spend days together. His death is a great loss for the entire village. It is a personal loss for me as I have lost my good friend. Dulari’s son Subhash Bhatt said that he was thankful to the Muslims of the area who stood by him in this hour of grief. We are living together and despite the fact that our father was killed in the 90s, we did not flee from Kashmir. Since then we have been living with the Muslims of the area, who are with us in this hour of great loss.
Son thanks Muslims
Chunni Lal Bhatt, a relative of the deceased Dulari, thanked the Muslims and said that Kashmir is the best example of communal harmony, brotherhood. Here Pandits and Muslims share a great and strong bond, which dates back to decades. Today, the Muslims of the area stood by us and participated in the last rites of Dulari. He was present till Dulari’s funeral. He said that Muslims and Pandits are incomplete without each other.
Tension is in the area after the killing of Kashmiri Pandit
It is worth noting that Kashmir is in the grip of tension at the moment after the murder of Kashmiri Pandit Rahul Bhatt working in Chandura, Tehsil office of Budgam. After this killing, people have protested on a large scale across Kashmir, demanding the safety and safe posting of migrants. Civil society groups have also condemned the killing of Rahul and urged for strengthening the communal fabric in Kashmir. Local Kashmiri Muslims and Hindus are setting an example of mutual love by helping each other in times of need as people are fighting on the streets after this murder.