New Delhi, July 02: The Muslim dominated insurgency in Jammu and Kashmir in 1989 eventually fired the Kashmiri Hindus out of the Kashmir Valley. The peak phase of the exodus was in the 1990s when the Hindus were targeted by terrorist groups.
A petition in the Supreme Court compared the exodus of Hindus in West Bengal to that of the one in Kashmir. As a result of the violence, loot, killing and terror, enmasse Hindus have been forced to leave their native place and to migrate to Assam, like Hindus who were forced to do the same thing in the year 1990 in Kashmir, the PIL filed by Ranjana Agnihotri, Hindu Front for Justice and Jitendra Singh said. The court has agreed to examine the matter and issued notices to the Centre, Bengal government and Election Commission of India.