Woes of West Pak refugees will end now: Labha Ram

President West Pak refugees Labha Ram Gandhi addressing the gathering at Kathua on Friday. -Excelsior/Pardeep
President West Pak refugees Labha Ram Gandhi addressing the gathering at Kathua on Friday. -Excelsior/Pardeep

Excelsior Correspondent
KATHUA, Nov 15: The West Pakistani refugee in a meeting here, today discussed the various issues pertaining to them.
The meeting was organized under the leadership of Labha Ram Gandhi , president West Pakistani Refugee . On the occasion refugee youth highlighted the issues of recruitment share in security forces without any condition or State Subject.
Labha Ram Gandhi said that after the reconstitution of State as Union Territory, the West Pakistani youth will get job share in security force as numbers of recruitment drives in JKP , BSF and Army are going on in the UT . He said with the historic decision of Modi Government the woes of West Pak refugees will end after seven decades.

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He said that West Pak youth are given the share of jobs in security force only with the document Identification certificate and there no need of any State Subject certificate. He added that in some cases our youth face inconvenience to join the requirement drive. The matter was highlighted to Divisional Commissioner, Jammu for immediate redressal . The Div Commissioner directed the Deputy Commissioner of concerning district to immediately take up the matter and concerned recruitment authorities to accommodate West Pakistan refugee youth in recruitment rallies.
He said now the West Pakistani refugee will get justice for which they are fighting since last 70 years. He has also appreciated the role of UT administration to give them justice in recruitment rallies. He said “we hope to get all our rights as we got citizenship right after formation of Union Territory”.