Jammu 20 May 2018
An organisation of refugees from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) today addressed a memorandum to Prime Minister NarendraModi, pressing for their demands that include a bigger settlement allowance. The All JK PoK 1947 Sharnarthi Intellectual Forum also called for a minority status to Hindus and Sikhs living in the state, its general secretary Surjeet Singh said.
It handed over the memorandum to Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta at a function here. Modi travelled to Jammu and Kashmir today in a visit to all three regions of the state.
Singh said the Modi-led government had sanctioned Rs 2,000 crore in 2015 at the rate of Rs 5.50 lakhs to each family of people displaced in 1947, 1965 and 1971. PTI