Hindu Temples destroyed during Muslim insurgency in Kashmir, 1986-1992


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Hindu Temples attacked, stoned, bombed or burned by Kashmiri muslims and terrorists in Kashmir in Independent India. Data from newspapers noted once in a while. The noted period is from 1986 to 1992.

he following is based on a report published in Nav Bharat Times (Feb. 18, 93) New Delhi, the Hindi Daily of the Times of India Group of papers. According to a report from Home Ministry official, 36 temples were the butt of communal violence In 1986, 8 in 1988, 12 in 1989, 8 in 1990, 5 in 1991, and 24 in 1992. The report carries the names of the temples, their addresses, the mode of attack, date and the extent of damage done. The following is the 1ist of the temples hit by communal violence in J&K on the basis of Home Ministry Report.
DESTROYED TEMPLES DURING MUSLIM INSURGENCY IN KASHMIR
Security personnel and civilians try to douse flames in the Jwalaji temple at Khrew in Pulwama district on Saturday. Tribune Photo: Amin War; 20 Dec 2014

YEAR 1986:
SRINAGAR
1. Ganpatyar temple, Srinagar – Stoning and Arson.
2. Bhairav temple, Maisuma – Stoning and Arson.
3. Temple in front of Gurudwara at Amiradadal ransacked
4. Shiv temple, Jawaharnagar - stoning and arson
5. Bhairav Mandir, Karan Nagar – ransacked and Carpet burned
6. Shiv temple near secretariat – stoning and arson
7. Shiv Mandir, Chota Bazar-Local muslims rioters attacked the temple and police resorted to firing to disperse the muslims.
8. Narayan Math Mandir in Tulsi Bagh – arson and stoning.
ANANTNAG DISTRICT
9. Gautam nag mandlr at Sarnal - set on fire – heavy damage; 3 out of four rooms destroyed.
10. Shivalay Mandir, Nai Basti - heavy stoning, ransacked
11. Temple at Wanpoh on Khanabal-Qazigund Road - set on fire - heavy damage.
12. Another temple at Vanpoh - set on fire – heavy damage.
13. Temple at Aishmuqam – Idol damaged and temple ransacked.
14. Temple at Dhanbogund, Kulgam - set on fire – heavy damage.
15. Navgam temple, Shangas - Heavy stoning – heavy damage.
16. Achhabal temple near Navgam - Heavy stoning – heavy damage
17. Temple in Lokbhavan village of Thana Qazigund –ransacked.
18. Second temple in Lokbhavan village of Thana Qazigund –ransacked.
19. Third temple in Lokbhavan village of Thana Qazigund –ransacked.
20. Forth temple in Lokbhavan village of Thana Qazigund –ransacked.
21. Harish Chandra Seva Mandir, Beejbehara - idols destroyed ransacked the temple
22. Devi Mandir, village Karebal Beejbehara –Idols damaged and temple ransacked.
23. Shivalay Mandir, Janglat Mandi, Anantnag town –ransacked and heavy damage.
24. Temple of Dyalgam – ransacked and heavy damage.
25. Temple at Fatehpura village, Qazigund Tehsil – Temple was seton fire – heavy damage.
26. Temple at village Siligam, Thana Aishmuqam – ransacked.

PULWAMA DISTRICT, FEBRUARY 20-21
27. Shiv Mandir at village Koil, Thana Pulwama – arson and looting.
28. Temple at village Trisal, Thana Pulwama –destroyed Idols, stole microphone. Boundary wall broken.

BARAMULLAH DISTRICT
29. Kali Mandir in Jamla Kadal Mohalla, Sopore –arson.
30. Fatapura temple, Sopore - stoning.
ANANTNAG DISTRICT
31.Chandi Puiarl temple, VYosu Thana Qazigund) – Arson and looting.

BADGAM DISTRICT
32. Sharda Devi temple, Yalkot (Thana adgam) – arson and one part of the temple burned.
33.Shiv Temple, Sanghampura - (Thana Biru) – building damaged.
34. Shiv Mandir, Magam (Thana Vodura) - arson

BARAMULA DISTRICT
35. Temple in Bandipore - stoning and arson.
36. Temple in Bandipore - arson

YEAR 1988
SRINAGAR DISTRICT
1. Ram Mandir, Maharajganj, Srinagar – arson and looting.
2. Shiv Mandir, Sarafkadal, Srinagar – stoning and arson.

BARAMULLA DISTRICT
3. Shiv Mandir, Bandipur – arson and looting - Heavy damage.
4. Shri Raghunath Mandir, Barmulla – Bomb explosion in Mandir

PULWAMA DISTRICT
5. Shiv temple, Shopian – Temple burned down and fully destroyed; heavy damage.
6 . Local tempIe in Tral – Arson and looting - Heavy damage.
ANANTAG DISTRICT
7. Devi Mandir, Anantnag – arson and looting.
DODA DISTRICT8. Basaknag mandir, Bhadrawah – arson and looting.

YEAR 1989:
SRINAGAR DISTRICT
1. Shri Ram mandir's Hall, Barbarshah Srinagar – Bomb explosion.
2. Shiv Mandir Chota Bazar, Srinagar, Mandir burned looted and fully damaged.
3. Shri Raghunath Mandir, Srinagar – arson and looting.
4. Building of Ramkrishna Ashram, Chota Bazar, Srinagar-arson
PULWAMA DISTRICT
5. Suchcha Nath Mandir, Shopian – arson looting and burning– heavy damage.
BADGAM DISTRICT
6. Shri Ram Mandir, Badgam - destroyed; idols looted - heavy damage.
7. Rama Mandir, Udhampur - heavy damage.

DODA DISTRICT
8. Supernag Temple - Idols looted and temple burnt.
9. Siv Mandir Kiratwar - explosion on 2nd Nov. - minor damage.
10. Buichhal Mandir - explosion on 10th Nov. - heavy damage.
11. Temple in Kulharad village – arson burning and looting, heavy damage.
12 Temple in Bharat village – arson and looting - heavy damage.

YEAR 1990:
SRINAGAR DISTRICT
1. Arya Samaj Mandir and School, Srinagar - Bomb explosion on 10th Feb.
2. ShriRaghunath Mandir, Srinagar – arson and looting.
3. Arya Samaj Mandir and School Wazir Bagh, Srinagar –Bomb explosion on 21st July -heavy damage.
4. Shri Ram Mandir, Babarshah Srinagar - Conference Hall attacked with rocket on 2ndSept
5. Shitalnath Mandir, Srinagar - arson and looting on 18th Nov. heavy damage.

ANANTNAG DISTRICT
6. Lakshmi Mandir, Bijbehara – arson and looting on 4th August - Heavy damage.
BARAMULLA DISTRICT
7. Sharda Mandir, Kalusa, 8andipur-arson and looting. Heavy damage.
KUPWARA DISTRICT
8. Handura Mandir – Idols destroyed and many Idols were taken away. Temple Precincts desecrated. Heavy loss and destruction.

YEAR 1991:
ANANTNAG DISTRICT
1. Nagbal Mandir, Anantnag – Bomb Explosion
2. Shri Raghunath Mandir, Anantnag – Bomb Explosion, - minor damage
3. Shri Raghunath Mandir, Anantnag - Grenade thrown

SRINAGAR DISTRICT
4. Shri Raghunath Mandir, Srinagar – arson and looting of seven houses of Hindus and two temples
5. Shri Raghunath Mandir, Srinagar –arson and looting.
YEAR 1992
1. Raghunath Mandir, Karafali Mohalla, Srinagar – Stoning , Arson and looting.
2. Temple in Anantnag – Stoning , Arson and looting.
3. Temple in Srinagar - Arson and looting.
4. Temple in Kulgam, Anantnag - Stoning , Arson and looting.
5. Shiv Mandir, Sherpore Kund - Stoning , Arson and looting.
6. Temple at Karichhama - Tang Marg, Baramulla - Stoning , Arson and looting.
7. Temple in Baramulla on Kungar Tang Road - Stoning , Arson and looting.
8. Shri Vishnu Temple, on the Bank of River Jhelum Stoning , Arson and looting.
9. Kuvi Utraso Temple Anantnag - Stoning , Arson and looting.
10. Temple of Chitergund, Anantnag - Stoning , Arson and looting.
11. Temple of Bana Mohalla, Srinagar - Stoning , Arson and looting.
12. Karfali Mohalla, Srinagar - Stoning , Arson and looting.
13. Samshan Bhoomi Temple, Karannagar, Srinagar - Stoning , Arson and looting.
14. Narsingh Bagh - Shadipur Temple, Ganderbal, Srinagar - Stoning , Arson and looting.
15. Nandkishore Temple, Sumbal, Baramulla - Stoning , Arson and looting.
16.Temple of Pahalgam, Anantnag. Stoning , Arson and looting.
17. Temple, Verinag, Anantnag. Stoning , Arson and looting.
18. Second Temple Verinag, Anantnag. Arson and looting.
19.Third Temple, Verinag, Anantnag. Stoning , Arson and looting.
20. Fourth Temple, Verinag, Anantnag. Arson and looting
21. Fifth Temple, Verinag, Anantnag Arson and looting
22. Sixth Temple, Verinag, Anantnag. Arson and looting
23. Temple in Tragaon, Kupwara - Arson and looting.
24. Temple in Pattan, Baramulla - Arson and looting.