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Hindu refugees from Pakistan residing in Gujarat on a Long Term Visa (LTV) shall be vaccinated towards coronavirus as instructed by the Centre, the Gujarat authorities stated on Tuesday. Gujarat Minister of State for Home, Pradipsinh Jadeja, has held a evaluate assembly with prime officers, together with state DGP Ashish Bhatia, to resolve numerous points confronted by these refugees settled within the western state.

After the assembly, Jadeja stated the BJP authorities in Gujarat will be certain that refugees don’t face any issues. He added the state authorities has determined to vaccinate these refugees towards coronavirus as instructed by the Centre, the discharge stated. Lauding the Modi authorities for bringing CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) for the persecuted non secular minorities from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, Jadeja stated the state authorities has already urged the Centre to ease the passport renewal course of for these refugees who had arrived right here from Pakistan earlier than 2014.

Since refugees residing in Gujarat on LTV are discovering it troublesome to get an Aadhaar card, the federal government has urged the Centre in addition to UIDAI to approve the LTV or residential permits as an tackle proof to get an Aadhaar card, stated Jadeja. Since youngsters of such refugees usually face difficulties in getting admission in faculties resulting from numerous technical points, Jadeja directed officers to take essential steps and monitor the admission course of, stated the discharge.

It stated the state Director General of Police will coordinate with numerous stakeholders to resolve points being confronted by the refugee youngsters choosing greater schooling or wanting to check overseas. Since non-public corporations demand “work permits’ from LTV holders for jobs, the state government has initiated efforts for the same and also urged the Centre to look into the issue. Apart from the DGP, the meeting was attended by ACS, Home, Pankaj Kumar, Education Secretary Vinod Rao, Health Commissioner Jai Prakash Shivahare and Home Secretary Nipuna Torawane among others.

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