The house minister Narottam Mishra has assured the natives of Jammu and Kashmir residing in Madhya Pradesh to deliver them all assistance to regain their home and land rights.
The minister was speaking to reporters following chairing a meeting with the division officials on Wednesday. The minister mentioned that the Madhya Pradesh government will go all out to assistance Kashmiri pandits who are victims of the ‘Roshni Act’. Calling upon the Kashmiris living in the state, the house minister mentioned that whoever had left their land or home in J&K can file an application with the government. The state government will get in touch with the Centre and coordinate with them to assistance the deserving Kashmiris to get back their home.
Sources informed that in the state about 700 Kashmiri households are residing and earning their livelihood in the state. On November 1, the Union Territory government cancelled all land transfers that took location beneath the JK State Land (Vesting of Ownership to the Occupants) Act, 2001 – also recognized as the Roshni Act – beneath which two.five lakh acres of land was to be transferred to the current occupants.