The Early Day Motion was tabled by the APPG of British Hindus and supported by four other MPs.
According to relief commissioner, only one family in south Kashmir used the scheme to return.
25 years since Kashmiri Pandits left their homes, The Indian Express tracks families who returned.
January 19 marks the beginning of the exodus of the community from Kashmir in the wake of militancy there.
The Union government has a provision of Rs 500 crore in its budget for rehabilitation of Pandits.
Unlike the 2008 assembly elections when response from among Pandit migrants was little, people began to line up from morning.
The BJP has of late softened its stand on Article 370, which grants the state a special status.
Though the party is contesting from 32 seats in Kashmir, and has fielded four Pandit candidates, none of those are people who chose to stay back.
Kashmiri Pandits can potentially swing the results in some seats, especially where a boycott call by separatists keeps the turnout low.
Various Kashmiri Pandit organizations asked all the political parties approaching them for votes to come up with detailed blue print.
Taking exception to the alleged misrepresentation of ancient Sun Temple in Kashmir in Vishal Bharadwaj’s movie ‘Haider’, a committee of displaced Kashmiri Pandits has sought a ban on the film.
For the past three months, party leaders have formed special teams to motivate Kashmiri Pandits to vote in good numbers.
Modi said his government will ensure this 20 % population contributes in changing destiny of the state.
The state Cabinet met under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday evening to discuss the issue.
The Hurriyat chairman said his separatist amalgam would soon start consultations with other separatists to build a “national consensus” over the issue.
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