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Looking forward to work with Modi govt on Kashmiri Pandit's return: Omar Abdullah

PTI 06 Jun 2014, 17:45:17 IST
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said he was looking forward to work with the new government at the Centre on return of displaced Kashmiri Pandit community to the Valley.

“I look forward to working with the new government as they unveil their plans for the honourable return of the displaced Pandit community,” Omar wrote on his Twitter account.

Omar, who could not visit the Kheer Bhawani Temple due to official engagements, extended greetings to the Kashmiri Pandit community on the Kheer Bhawani Festival being celebrated today.

“Warm greetings to the members of the Kashmiri Pandit community on the occasion of the Kheer Bhavani Mela.

“I regret that the presence of and meetings with the 14th Finance Commission has meant, I haven't been able to visit Tulmullah (Kheer Bhawani temple) today,” he said on the micro-blogging site.

Thousands of Kashmiri Pandits from within the state and elsewhere in the country throng the Kheer Bhawani temple on this day every year.

Jammu and Kashmir governor N N Vohra today meanwhile, visited Mata Kheer Bhawani Shrine in Ganderbal district and prayed for peace and well being of the people of the state and the country.