Now that The Kashmir Files film is finally out bringing out the agony of the Kashmiri Pandits and the Movie had become a smash hit, in addition to bringing out the truth which has been suppressed till now. I have been expecting the secular groups and liberals to start the campaign against the movie. The first shot had been fired by Omar Abdullah,Son of Farukh Abdullah,son of Sheikh Abdullah,He had labelled The Kashmir Files movie as full of lies and the biggest lie is that it was NC Government that was in power . He added that it was Under Governor’s Rule. The Governor was Jagmohan.What Omar Abdullah conveniently did not mention is the fact that Jagmohan was appointed by the Government led by V.P. Singh as PM as a part of National Front which included BJP’National Front (NF) was a coalition of political parties, of the Janata Dal and BJP which formed India’s government between 1989 and 1990 under the leadership of N. T. Rama Rao, popularly known as NTR, as President of national front and V. P. Singh as Convener. The coalition’s prime minister was V. P. Singh later succeeded by Chandra Shekhar.’ Wikipedia .
People of my generation and the generation before that know who Shiekh Abdullah,Grand father of Omar Abdullah) was and his relationship with Nehru and why Nehru gifted portion of Jammu and Kashmir to Pakistan to Kashmir; also the reason for Nehru not rushing troops to Kashmir respite Hari Singh and Sardar Patel’s requests.
Read below excerpts from Wikipedia,which has tried its best sweep Pandits issue under the carpet. You would them confirming the Kashmir Files and more about Sheikh Abdullah family and the part played by them in Pandits holocaust and Exodus.
Jagmohan was Governor of Jammu and Kashmir twice.
1984–89 and 1990 (Jan – May): Governor, Jammu and Kashmir (two times).
National Conference (NC) working president and the former chief minister of J&K Omar Abdullah on Friday called The Kashmir Files a concocted story by saying that “many lies have been projected in the movie.”
While talking to the media on the sidelines of a rally in the Kulgam district of South Kashmir, Omar said that it wasn’t clear whether the movie is a documentary or a film.
“The makers have claimed that the movie is based on reality. But the fact is that many lies have been projected in the film. The biggest lie is that there was an NC government. It was the Governor’s rule in 1990 in J&K when the Kashmiri Pandits left. At the Centre, it was the BJP-backed government headed by VP Singh,” Omar said. https://www-indiatoday-in.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/www.indiatoday.in/amp/india/story/many-lies-projected-in-the-kashmir-files-says-former-j-k-cm-omar-abdullah-1926799-2022-03-18?amp_gsa=1&_js_v=a9&usqp=mq331AQKKAFQArABIIACAw%3D%3D#amp_tf=From%20%251%24s&aoh=16476196477623&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&share=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.indiatoday.in%2Findia%2Fstory%2Fmany-lies-projected-in-the-kashmir-files-says-former-j-k-cm-omar-abdullah-1926799-2022-03-18
Before 1947, during the period of British Raj in India when Jammu and Kashmir was a princely state, Kashmiri Pandits, or Kashmiri Hindus, had stably constituted between 4% and 6% of the population of the Kashmir valley in censuses from 1889 to 1941; the remaining 94 to 95% of the population was Kashmiri Muslim.After the Raj’s decolonisation in August 1947, the First Kashmir War broke out between India and Pakistan in October 1947, and the valley eventually came to be administered by the Dominion of India. By 1950, a large number of Pandits—whose elite owned over 30% of the arable land in the Valley—moved to other parts of India in the face of land reforms planned by the incoming administration of Sheikh Abdullah, the threat of socio-economic decline, and the unsettled nature of Kashmir’s accession to India……
In 1989 a persisting insurgency began in Kashmir. It was fed by Kashmiri dissatisfaction with India’s federal government over rigging an assembly election in 1987 and disavowing a promise of greater autonomy. The dissatisfaction overflowed into an ill-defined uprising against the Indian state. The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), an organization whose objectives at the time were political, not religious, led the uprising but did not abjure violence.In early 1990, the vast majority of Kashmiri Hindus fled the valley in a mass-migration.According to several scholars, approximately 100,000 of an estimated Kashmiri Pandit population of 140,000 left in the span of a few weeks in February–March 1990.More of them left in the following years so that, by 2011, only around 3,000 families remained. Other scholars have suggested a higher figure of approximately 150,000 for the exodus.
The reasons for this migration are vigorously contested. In 1989–1990, as calls by Kashmiri Muslims for independence from India gathered pace, many Kashmiri Pandits, who viewed self-determination to be anti-national, felt under pressure.Political violence, especially the killings in the 1990s of a number of Pandit officials, may have shaken the community’s sense of security, although it is thought some Pandits—by virtue of their evidence given later in Indian courts—may have acted as agents of the Indian state.The Pandits killed in targeted assassinations by the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) included some high-profile ones. Occasional anti Hindu calls were made from mosques on loudspeakers asking Pandits to leave the valley….Several scholarly views chalk the migration to genuine panic among the Pandits that stemmed as much from the religious vehemence among some of the insurgents as by the absence of guarantees for the Pandits’ safety issued by the Governor. Under the 1975 Indira–Sheikh Accord, Sheikh Abdullah agreed to measures previously undertaken by the central government in Jammu and Kashmir to integrate the state into India. Farrukh Faheem, a sociologist at the University of Kashmir, states that it was met with hostility among the people of Kashmir and laid the groundwork for the future insurgency.Those opposed to the accords included Jamaat-e-Islami Kashmir, People’s League in Indian Jammu and Kashmir, and the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) based in Pakistani-administered Azad Jammu and Kashmir.Since the mid-1970s, communalist rhetoric was being exploited in the state for votebank politics. Around this time, Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) tried to spread Wahhabism in place of Sufism to foster religious unity within their nation, and the communalization aided their cause.Islamization of Kashmir began in the 1980s when Sheikh Abdullah’s government changed the names of about 300 places to Islamic names.Sheikh also started delivering communal speeches in mosques that were similar to his confrontational pro-independence speeches in the 1930s. Additionally, he referred to Kashmiri Hindus as mukhbir (Hindustani: मुख़बिर, مخبر), or informants of the Indian military. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exodus_of_Kashmiri_Hindus