Terrorists Kill Kashmiri Pandit Sarpanch In Anantnag

 - Sakshi Post

SRINAGAR: A 40-year-old Kashmiri Pandit who was working as a sarpanch of a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district was killed by terrorists at around 6 pm on Monday.

According to reports, Ajay Pandita Bharti was working as a sarpanch of Lukbawan village of Larkipora in South Kashmir. He was shot dead by terrorists near his house on Monday evening. He was also a member of the Congress party.

Bharti was immediately rushed to a Government Medical College, Anantnag where the doctors declared him brought dead.

Locals said the Bharti along with his family had migrated from south Kashmir in the early 1990s and returned here around two years back. He had contested in the panchayat elections and was elected the sarpanch of the village.

Following the death of sarpanch, Kashmir police and even Indian army launched a search operation to nab the terrorists.

Politicians cutting across party lines have condemned the killing. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi also condoled the killing of his party worker.

Rahul Gandhi tweeted his condolences to the family and friends of the sarpanch:


Kasmir police tweeted over the killing of Ajay Pandita Bharti.

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