After having been caught in India attributable to Covid-19 induced lockdown final yr, these Pakistani Hindu nationals went to Rajasthan and did menial jobs together with every day labour to maintain themselves and their households.
“We had been advised in Jodhpur that Pakistan authorities will settle for us from Attari worldwide border so we got here right here however after we reached right here we had been refused entry to Pakistan since our visas had expired in addition to we would have liked particular permission to cross the border which is closed attributable to Covid-19 outbreak” stated Prabhu, a Pakistani nationwide who had arrived Indian alongside together with his household on March 13, 2020.
He stated few days after their arrival the passenger visitors between the 2 nations was suspended and the federal government had imposed lockdown attributable to Covid-19.
One other Pakistani Hindu Sajan Mal knowledgeable that every one of them went to Rajasthan and stayed in numerous cities together with Jodhpur and Jaipur. “We gave purposes in police stations and to different administration officers however to no avail, lastly we determined to achieve Attari hoping to cross the border,” he stated.
A Pakistani Hindu lady Radha pleaded for assist from the Indian in addition to the Pakistani authorities. “My kids are in Pakistan, my dad and mom and grandparents died there I want to return to my home and nation,” she stated.
Amritsar deputy commissioner Gurpreet Singh Khaira stated that they had been first making boarding and lodging preparations for these Pakistani nationals after which they’d discover choices for sending them again to Pakistan.