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J&K's Stateless People

At the time of partition which was followed by tribal invasion, more than 7000 families crossed to this side of the LoC and International Border from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir and the then Western Pakistan. Later on, during Indo-Pak wars of 1965 and 1971, nearly 10,000 families got dislocated from 47 villages of Chhamb area. The families who had to migrate on various occasions since 1947. Read Excerpts from Parliamentary Report Here

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Centre To Construct 240 Concrete Bunkers Along IB

Date: 31 August 2015
In a major relief for the firing victims along the International Border in three districts of Jammu region, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has given nod to the proposal for construction of multi utility 240 concrete bunkers for the people living within the firing range of Pakistan to protect them during sudden heavy mortar shelling and firing by the Pakistani troopers. Official sources told the Excelsior that the proposal has been formally approved and will be put before the Union Cabinet shortly for clearance, which was mandatory as entire proposal will be funded by the Central Government to protect the civilians, who have repeatedly been falling prey to Pakistani mortars and bullets.
[courtesy: Daily Excelsior]

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