New Delhi: The Supreme Court docket on Friday will hear a PIL filed by an NGO searching for route from the federal government to rehabilitate or resettle Kashmiri Hindus and Sikhs together with those that migrated after the exodus in 1990 and onwards from Kashmir to every other a part of the nation. A bench of Justices BR Gavai and CT Ravikumar will hear the case on September 2. The NGO ‘We The Residents’ filed the plea by means of advocate Barun Kumar Sinha asking the apex court docket to direct the Central authorities and Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir to conduct a census of Hindus and Sikhs of Jammu and Kashmir who’ve been victims/survivors of genocide residing in several elements of India.
“Issue directions to the respondents to declare that all sale of properties, post exodus in January 1990 whether religious, residential, agricultural, commercial, institutional, educational or any other immovable property as null and void. To constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to identify the perpetrators who were involved, aided and abetted the genocide of Hindus and Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1989-2003 in the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir,” the PIL filed in March acknowledged.
It additional urged the highest court docket to direct the Centre and Jammu and Kashmir to prosecute the accused on the premise of the report of a Particular Investigation Crew constituted by them in accordance with the regulation.
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Those that migrated from Kashmir by abandoning their immovable properties have been residing the lifetime of refugees in different elements of India, alleged the plea.