Impressed by India’s handling of Covid-19, migrants from Pakistan did not want to return | Instant News


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Ahmedabad, Gujarat: Migrants from Pakistan, who were stranded in India due to the locking up of the corona virus, did not want to return to their country after seeing how the Indian government and people fought the Covid-19 outbreak. They say it is very difficult for minorities to live in Pakistan.

“It is very difficult for minorities to live in Pakistan. After seeing how the Indian Government and people are fighting against Coronavirus, we have reached a decision that living in India will be good for us and our children,” said Arjun, one of the migrants from Pakistan.

Migrant groups have come to Ahmedabad a few days before closing, now they don’t want to go back to Pakistan because they want to live in India for a better future for their children.

“I arrived here a few days before being locked up. The administration here is taking good care of us, I want to stay here for a better future for my children,” said another migrant Mala Parmar.

Covid-19 Pak counts approaching 50,000

The total number of positive cases of new coronaviruses in Pakistan has reached 49,530 with 17,382 cases in Punjab, 19,924 in Sindh, 7,155 in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, 3,074 in Balochistan, 602 in Gilgit-Baltistan, 1,235 in Islamabad. The pandemic has claimed at least 1,052 lives while at least 14,155 corona virus patients have recovered.

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has been criticized for mismanagement of Covid-19 since the virus outbreak caused by poor health care facilities in the country.

Earlier, authorities at the Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zaid Joint Military Hospital in Muzaffarabad complained of receiving personal protective equipment (PPE) that had been used, with some of them stained with betel leaves.

CAA gives hope to Pak minority

On December 14, 2019, President Kovind signed the Citizenship Bill (Amendment), 2019 became Law, the day after it was passed in Parliament.

The Citizenship (Amendment) Act will grant Indian citizenship to Hindus, Sikhs, Christians, Parsis, Buddhists, Jains from three neighboring countries – Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan – who fled from their respective countries and came to India before 31 December 2014, because of religious persecution.



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