Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Government has not issued permanent resident certificate to any West Pakistan refugees (WPRs) and no WPR won’t get this certificate in future as well.
Announcing this, Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation Syed Basharat Bukhari Tuesday told the agitating National Conference MLA and former Minister, Ali Mohammad Sagar in the legislative assembly that Government has not issued any permanent resident certificate to any West Pakistan Refugee and won’t issue such a certificate to any West Pakistan Refugee in future as well.
The Minister was replying the cut motion moved by Sagar who displayed in the house a communication of the home ministry addressed to Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir and Jammu for issuance of domicile certificates to WPRs. Dissatisfied with the assurance given by the Minister the NC members walked out in protest from the house. (KNS)