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Will help 25 Pakistani Hindu refugees resettle in Muzaffarnagar village, says BJP MLA

Five of the refugees, who had come to India after allegedly facing religious persecution in Pakistan, on Saturday met Khatauli BJP MLA Vikram Saini here

By: PTI | Muzaffarnagar | January 12, 2020 1:37:00 pm
BJP MLA Vikram Saini. BJP MLA Vikram Saini.

A BJP MLA has said he would facilitate the resettlement of 25 Hindu Pakistani refugees in Kawal village here and has given financial assistance to five of the

The 25 Hindu Pakistanis are living in a refugee camp in the national capital.

Five of the refugees, who had come to India after allegedly facing religious persecution in Pakistan, on Saturday met Khatauli BJP MLA Vikram Saini here

After the meeting, Saini told reporters that he gave five of them Rs 5,000 each as assistance and also assured them that he will facilitate their resettlement in Kawal village

Saini is an accused in the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots

Three youths were killed in Kawal village following which riots broke out in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining areas, claiming 60 lives and displacing over 40,000 people.

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