Plight of Sindhi community in Pak to be raised on international level – India – DNA

Alliance of Global Sindhi Association chairman Dr Dayal Meshri on Friday said that the association would raise the plight of Sindhi community residing in Pakistan.

He was in the city for taking stock of preparations for the upcoming Global Sindhi Convention to be held later this year.

Meshri said, “They will lobby to highlight the issues related to atrocities against Sindhis in Pakistan at international forum.”

Asked about how this matter a bilateral one between India and Pakistan, could be raised at the international level, the association head said that the small population residing in Pakistan should get due attention at the global platform.

He added that demand would be made for making available basic amenities to the Sindhi community members, who migrate to India from Pakistan.

The association has constituted a fund of Rs 100 crore for the welfare of Sindhi community worldwide, Meshri said.

The visiting delegate also interacted with community members, who had migrated to Indore and other areas from Pakistan early last year.

The association head would reach Jodhpur (Rajasthan) on Saturday and would call on the Pakistan migrants hailing to this community there.

The association would make efforts to raise issues of Pakistani Sindhis, on the basis of discussions with the migrants in Jodhpur.

Last year, several groups of this community had reached Indore from Pakistan and are staying with their relatives and friends.

Notably, Indore has sizable population of Sindhis migrated in phases after country secured independence in 1947.

Courtesy: DNA
http://www.dnaindia.com/india/1869438/report-plight-of-sindhi-community-in-pak-to-be-raised-on-international-level

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