Muslim migrants demand benefits
Jammu, Oct 6: Nearly 3,000 Muslim migrants from Kashmir valley have demanded representation in the Apex Committee, constituted by the government for the rehabilitation of militancy affected people from Kashmir, mostly Kashmiri Pandits.
The committee was constituted about three years back to implement the Prime Ministers Rehabilitation Plan, under which all those migrants who left valley after the eruption of insurgency are to be rehabilitated back in their homeland. As per official figures apart from more than three lakh Pandits who fled the valley in 1990’s, nearly 10,000 Muslim families also left their home, mostly political workers or those who worked for different government agencies.Sources said that off them nearly 3000 families are registered with the Relief Commissioner Office in Jammu and are drawing relief, but when it comes to cover them under the rehabilitation plan, they have been ignored.
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