Kashmiri-Americans to send fact finding team to Kaunsar Nag

  • PTI, Jammu
  • Updated: Aug 17, 2014 16:32 IST

Kashmiri-Americans will send afact finding mission to Kausnar Nag in Jammu and Kashmir following reports in Pakistani media about a temporary mosque being constructed at this high-altitude oligotrophic lake located in the Pir Panjal Range.

In a statement, the Kashmiri Overseas Association (KOA) said the fact finding mission to the lake would be sent in association with the All India Kashmir Samaj.

"The KOA and All India Kashmiri Samaj have also constituted a task force of eminent religious scholars and others who will visit the Valley to conduct a fact finding mission on the state of religious freedom of the Kashmiri Pandits, state of temples and shrines," the statement said.

They have also constituted a group of official observers who will participate in the yatras and other yagnyas and provide on the spot reporting of any harassment, it said.

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