Srinagar/ September 29:- Saying that return of Pandits to Kashmir valley was essential to preserve the basic concept and values of Kashmiryat , Chairman People’s Democratic Front ( PDF )Hakeem Mohammad Yaseen has urged the need for protection of the immovable property of kashmiri pandit migrants . The PDF Chairman called for stern action against any such unscrupulous element who may have encroached or alienated migrant property illegally . A” ” At the same time , those who have acquired migrant property with the consent of migrant landlord and after following the due process of law should not be coerced and harassed , Hakeem added .
In a statement issued on Wednesday , Hakeem while urging the need for return of Kashmiri pandit migrants to thier homes and hearths for preservation of the rich traditions of Kashmiryat , has sought protection and preservation of the immovable migrant property under J&K Migrant Immovable Property Act . However ,he has cautioned that some elements and black sheep within migrant community were misusing the Act to harras even those who have acquired migrant property on the consent and will of the landlord ,after following all the required legal formalities by floating fake complaints .
He said a genuine buyer of the migrant property should in no case be harassed under the garb of the Act and no fake complaints about distress sale of the migrant property should be entertained . He said harrasment to the genuine buyers of the migrant property on fake complaints , made by unscrupulous element , would only create bitterness in the relations and bonds of brotherhood and mutual trust between the two communities . PDF Chairman said that strict action need to be taken against those who might have encroached and alienated migrant property fradulantly without the consent and will of the landlord . He has also sought strict action against those unscrupulous elements who make false and fake complaints and claims for retrieving their property with the sole motive to harras and defame a particular community .
PDF Chairman has assured the pandit migrants that majority community in Kashmir is eagerly waiting for their return to their homes and hearths as it was essential to preserve the spirit of Kashmiryat and rich traditions of communal harmony and brotherhood. He said civil society in Kashmir was also of the view that immovable property of pandit migrants encroached or alienated illegally in any part of the valley should be retrieved honestly adding that protection to migrant property was enshrined even in the tenants of religion . ” However , whosoever has purchased migrant property legally should not be harassed on fake complaints made by some black sheep in the Kashmiri migrant community , ” Hakeem maintained .He said despite unfortunate turn of situation post -1990 and repeated provocations from the enemies of peace to create wedge between the two communities , , the sweet relationship of love and respect between pandit migrants and majority community continue to exists with a strong hope and belief about their reunion in near future .