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Muslim neighbours bid final adieu to a Hindu neighbour in Kulgam village

Hindu neighbour’s death a collective loss to a Kulgam village, locals say

Post by on Wednesday, July 13, 2022

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Kulgam, July 12: A Hindu neighbour passed away after an illness, and his Muslim neighbours bid him final adieu at the Kulgam village.

Hindu Muslim brotherhood in Kashmir has been a great example of communal harmony. Uploading the same, a village in southern Kashmir performed and helped the Hindu family in all the last rites of their departed member. 

In Ladgoo village a Kashmiri Hindu's death is being widely mourned, and Muslim neighbours have stalled themselves at the bereaved family to expend their full support in the hour of grief. 

Payera Singh, 50, passed away three days before at New Delhi Hospital. “Singh was in CRPF and his posting was at Assam. He complained of some illness and was shifted to New Delhi hospital for treatment, but he couldn’t survive and lost the battle for life,” a resident says. 

“The local Muslims along with members of deceased family, colleagues from CRPF received the dead body at the Srinagar airport today morning.

The Hindu family lives in Ladgoo, a hamlet in the Kulgam district, where they have been residing for decades along with others.

“Muslim neighbours after hearing the demise of Payera Ji have availed themselves in the service of his family to perform the last rites, ”Abid Ahmad, a local told Rising Kashmir.

“We have lived through thick and thin and our Hindu neighbours are the same as others,” another villager said. 

The village of Ladgoo has a few Hindu families and both communities live in a complete fraternity. This is a collective loss for the village of Ladgoo, he added.

 

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