New Delhi (NVI): On the 31st anniversary of the genocide and exodus of Kashmiri Pandits, Indo-Canadian MP of Markham-Unionville, Bob Saroya said that he supports the Indian government’s plans to help Kashmiri Hindus return safely back to their homes.
In a statement, he wrote, “I ask the international community to take effective measures to prevent this and similar types of crimes against humanity. I support the Government of India plans to help Kashmiri Hindus to return safely back to their homes.”
— Bob Saroya, MP (@BobSaroya) January 21, 2021
“As the Member of Parliament for Markham-Unionville, it is with deep sadness that I commemorate the 31st anniversary of the attack on the Hindu population of Kashmir Valley in January 1990 by cross-border Islamic militants,” Saroya added in his statement.
Remembering the gruesome genocide and ethnic cleansing of the Kashmiri Pandit, the MP stated, “I would like to express my condolences to the families and friends of all those who were killed, raped and injured in this massacre.”
Furthermore, he condemned the desecration of thousands of years old Hindu places of worship in Kashmir.
Bob Saroya commended the resilience and courage shown by the members of the Kashmiri Pandit community who survived this gruesome genocide.
The displaced Kashmiri Pandits across the world commemorate January 19 as ‘holocaust day’. This is the 31st anniversary of the attack on the Hindu population of Kashmir valley in January 1990 by cross-border Islamic militants, sponsored by Pakistan.