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PoK DPs dying, KPs enjoying: Chuni

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R S PURA: In its cycle of organising rallies every month at various parts of the region, S OS International – An Organisation for PoK Displaced Persons on sundae organised a rally at Badyal Brahmana in Suchetgarh. Thousands of PoK displaced persons thronged into the rally and castigated government’s callous approach towards PoK DPs. The motive of organising rally was to distribute white paper exposing the biased approach of government towards PoK DPs viz-a-viz valley migrants.
While addressing the rally, SOS International Chairman, Rajiv Chuni said that what to say about the apathy of government because Badyal Brahmana is still known as it was known during 1947 i.e. Badyal Brahmana Camp adding, that it is because government has not taken the trouble to address the plights of the destitute community even after seven decades of their exile from PoK. Chuni further said that the intensity of discrimination can be gauged by the fact that those who were migrated in 1947 still living in camps and those who willingly migrated in 1990’s are having all sorts of facilities including accommodation, free electricity, free water, free monthly ration, monthly cash relief, health care facilities, community halls, reservation for their wards in professional and technical institutions across the country, employment package and what not.
He said that the miserable condition of PoK DPs is not concealed to anyone adding, that government’s step mother behaviour elevating the agony of the first ever victims of the State. “Our Community has suffered a lot moreover; the younger generation is the worst sufferer as they are idle as they don’t have jobs resulting in depression which is pushing them towards drug addiction. Since 1947, PoK DPs have been struggling for much awaited justice but it is denied all the time which has been adding more woes to our lives. Lalit Kumar, Roshan Lal, OP Khajuria, Raju Sharma, Papu Sudan, Ashok Kumar, Vijay Sharma, Rajesh Sharma, Pt. Satish Sharma, Tarvinder Singh, Virinder Khajuria and Binny Sharma were also present.

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