RAJOURI, Jan 8: Addressing a refugees rally at Muradhpur-Rajouri, Senior BJP leader and Member Parliament Jugal Kishore Sharma today said that the BJP is committed to end the injustice with the internally displaced persons of PoJK .
Addressing a refugees rally at Muradhpur in Rajouri today, he said internally displaced from PoJK are the true nationalists as they are fighting for national cause since 1947. Making scathing attack on Congress for exploiting the sentiments of refugees for 70 years Jugal said “ Congress repeatedly back stabbed the refugees/ internally displaced persons and except befooling them, it did nothing for their betterment.
He said “we are thankful to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for addressing this long pending issue’’. With the commencement of the much awaited financial assistance among the families of the Displaced Persons of 1947, 1965 and 1971 under ‘Prime Minister’s package, a wave of joy is visible among these people who were agitating continuously since their uprooting from homes but the successive Governments did not care.
He said although no money can bring back one’s near and dear one nor can it buy the happiness of living with a family but still a human approach is to be adopted and provide some financial assistance so that those affected can construct their house or start some source of earning livelihood. Vice Chairman of Phari Advisory Board Kuldeep Raj Gupta while addressing the gathering said, refugees are the most nationalist community and need more sympathetic measures for their long pending issue. He held Congress party responsible for the miseries of the refugees, and said Congress made refugees as their slave for votes but did nothing for their upliftment and praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for seriously taking note of the problems being faced by the refugee community.
Speaking on the occasion MLC Vibodh Gupta said DP’s were made scapegoat by the Congress for votes and did dirty politics with their sentiments for last 70 years and now it is the Modi Government which took initiative to solve the problems of refugee community and announced the first installment of Rs 2000 crores for the DPs.