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Kashmiri removed from HRD portal after KPs object

New Delhi, Dec 6: The Ministry of Human Resource Development has withdrawn Kashmiri translations from its language-promoting portal — Bhasha Sangam — after Kashmiri Pandits objected to the version of the language it put out.

A number of Kashmiri Pandits, including journalists and language scholars, told the ministry that the Kashmiri it promoted had not taken their sensibilities into account and, instead, was based on the script widely spoken by Muslims in the Valley.

Following the objections, the ministry removed Kashmiri from the portal Monday.

“HRD Ministry is sensitive to the comments raised and therefore decided to withdraw it,” its official Twitter handle tweeted.