Revival of Kashmiriyat holds key to lasting peace in valley: Sinha
Filed Under: Media & Tech, World | Posted: 11/09/2012 at 1:39AM
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Dehradun/Jammu,November 09(Scoop News)- Describing revival of Kashmiriyat as key to restoring the pristine glory of the land of sufis and saints, former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Lt Gen (Retd) S. K Sinha said his efforts in this regard during his gubernatorial tenure has started showing positive results.
Addressing senior grade students of elite private schools of South Asian countries including Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan at Welham School, Dehradun, General Sinha referred to the holding of sufi festivals at the onset of annual Amarnath Yatra in the Valley and said the initiative was aimed at fostering the bonds of brotherhood, amity and harmony, which is the essence of Kashmiriyat.
The four day meet was inaugurated by the former Governor and several eminent scholars spoke on the theme Envisioning a Shared Future’.
The General said that during the festivals eminent artists from
The popular Junoon Sufi pop music band was invited to perform in
He referred to the favourable response of the media including several leading
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