India New England News: A webinar on the eve of Kashmiri Hindu Balidan Divas on September 13

A webinar on the eve of Kashmiri Hindu Balidan Divas on September 13

BOSTON–The Kashmiri Hindus will observe September 14 as “BALIDAN DIVAS.” This year will be 31st observation of this day. The Zoom webinar is organized by PANUN KASHMIR and is titled the “Remembrance & Reaffirmation.”

“We take this opportunity to, remember Kashmiri Hindus and members of Indian Security Forces who have been martyred over the years in protecting the interest of the nation, reaffirm our support to the struggle of Kashmiri Hindus against their genocide and seek a way forward,” organizers said in a statement.

The webinar will be held on Sunday, September 13 at 9:30 AM EST. Here is more information about the panel:

Webinar Date/Time: Sunday, September 13, 9:30 AM E.S.T (7:00 PM Indian time)

Duration:  Approximately 90 minutes

Webinar type: Zoom Webinar with live streaming on Facebook, UTube, Twitter and various websites.

Welcome by: Dr. Shakun Malik, President, Kashmiri Overseas Association USA

Moderator: Sanjay Kaul, Vice President, World Hindu Council of America


  1. Dr. Ajay Chrungoo, Chairman, Panun Kashmir
  2. Prof. Ved Nanda, Sanghchalak HSS North America
  3. Shri Sushil Pandit, Founder, Roots in Kashmir (RIK)
  4. Shri Utsav Chakrabarti, Executive Director, Hindu Policy Analysis & Advocacy Collective (HinduPACT)
  5. Smt. Lakshmi Kaul, Founder, Kashmiri Pandits Cultural Society (KPCS)
  6. Shri Shambhav Sharma, Creator & Host: The Sham Sharma Show
  7. Sagar Koul, Youth Representative

HinduPACT Co-Sponsors Remembrance and Resolve Symposium on Kashmir

HinduPACT co-sponsored Panun Kashmir symposium, “Smriti Aur Sankalp” (Remembrance and Resolve) on September 13, 2020, Kashmir Balidan Diwas (Kashmir Sacrifice Day).  Utsav Chakrabarti, Executive Director of HinduPACT was part of the symposium panel (starts at 2hr 53min mark in the video)  

Remembrance and Resolve Symposium

Kashmir Event Supported by HinduPACT

An Indica Academy program, supported by HinduPACT

Crown of India: Kashmir across Millennia

On the one year anniversary of the abrogation of the discriminatory Article 370, Kashmiri scholars Subhash Kak & Virendra Qazi travel down the history of Kashmir & its people.  This program was simulcast on our Twitter / Periscope handle

Moderator: Sunanda Vashisht

Date: Wednesday, Aug 5, 2020
Time: 9:00 PM, Eastern Time (US/Canada) & 6:30 AM, IST

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