Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said the rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley will be undertaken as promised by the central government.

"I don't want to go in the details. The decision taken by the central government regarding rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits has not changed," Rajnath Singh told reporters on Thursday."We are concerned about the security of all Kashmiri Pandits, and all people in the Valley," said the home minister.

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Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed on Thursday denied that there was any proposal to set up separate clusters for migrant Pandits in the Kashmir Valley. Sayeed spoke following protests against creating a separate township for Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.BJP, which rules the center, is an ally in the state government.

Major Opposition political parties and separatist groups in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday slammed the move of Jammu and Kashmir government to create separate townships for Kashmiri Pandit migrants in the Valley saying it will divide the people and pose security risks.

While National Conference had said the party is against any separate "homeland" in the Valley, separatists said creation of such settlements "is an Israeli ploy and RSS has take inspiration from that".



However, in a flip-flop, Sayeed on Thursday told the Assembly his government has no plans to set up separate clusters for settlement of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley.

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"I want to assure the House that we will not make any separate clusters for Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley (for their rehabilitation)" Sayeed told the House which was rocked by opposition protests over the state government's move to create "composite townships" for Kashmiri Pandit migrants who had left the Valley in the wake of militancy over two decades back.
    
After a meeting Sayeed had in Delhi on Tuesday with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, it was officially stated that the Chief Minister had assured the state government will acquire and provide land for creating composite townships for displaced Kashmiri Pandits.

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Clarifying his government's stand, Sayeed said, "I have told the Union Home Minister that they (KPs) cannot live separately (in Kashmir Valley) and they will have to live together".
    
He maintained that Homeland is not possible in Kashmir and rumours are being floated to create controversies in the state.

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