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Press for Peace (PFP) supports reunion of divided Kashmiri families


Muzaffarabad, November 20, 2018-CNS:-A peace group in Pakistan administrated Kashmir has urged India and Pakistan to facilitate reunion of divided families so that people can fulfil their shattered dreams of visiting birth places.

In a statement issued here on Tuesday, Press for Peace (PFP) has appreciated divided Kashmiri families for sharing their experiences of partition on social media.

It appreciated Ms Sharma Poonchi and other activists who highlighted tragic stories of migrated people from different parts of separated State.

PFP said that governments of both parts of Jammu and Kashmir should consider human aspirations of people who migrated from Poonch, Bagh and Muzffarabad to Jammu or migrated from Karnah, Uri and Poonch to various cities in Pakistan administrated Kashmir.

Statement mentioned that Prime Minister Farooq Haider who himself belongs to a migrated family should support migrated people to visit their places of origin in Muzaffarabad (POK).

‘Partition has been a tragic incident of history, hence, peace loving people on both side of LOC should work together to heal the wounds of divided people.

He asked authorities to facilitated pilgrims to visit historical and religious place of Sharda in Neelum Valley in Pakistan administrated Kashmir.