More than 100 Pakistani Hindus stranded at Attari-Wagah border


LAHORE:

More than 100 Pakistani Hindus, determined to return from India, are stranded near India’s Attari-Wagah border in a state of helplessness for the previous a number of weeks.

The households went to the neighbouring nation in hopes of turning into Indian residents however had been unable to take action regardless of staying there for a number of years and are dealing with discrimination and inhumane remedy on the hand of Indian authorities.

They had been unable to return to Pakistan regardless of needed preparations being accomplished for the reception on the Wagah border.

PHOTO: EXPRESS

PHOTO: EXPRESS

Sundardas, a kind of stranded for the previous month and a half, advised Express that that they had gone to Jodhpur, India to carry out spiritual rites through the Monabao border. “We want to return to our country via the Wagah border now that the Monabao border has been closed due to the outbreak of Covid-19,” he added.

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“We are lying under the open sky and our children are getting sick. Winter is also coming and we don’t have any provisions,” Sundardas lamented including that they’re surviving by means of the charity of some locals.

PHOTO: EXPRESS

PHOTO: EXPRESS

In August final 12 months, about 11 Pakistani Hindus had been mysteriously killed within the Indian state of Jodhpur, inflicting additional panic amongst Pakistani Hindu households in India.

Reportedly, Pakistani Hindus, wishing to return to the nation, have incomplete travel paperwork on account of which they had been stranded on the border.

PHOTO: EXPRESS

PHOTO: EXPRESS

The majority of them are beneath 18 years of age and don’t possess an exit letter and a Covid-19 take a look at (carried out 72 hours earlier than departure) to return to Pakistan.

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