Corruption

‘Officials tamper migrant list to benefit their friends and relatives’

Kupwara: District administration Kupwara in North Kashmir has deprived 19 Muslim migrant families of aid and relief who were ‘forcibly’ vacated by Indian Army in 1990 from their native place Bore in Keran Sector.

“Our ancestors lived in Bore Keran Sector of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. After the eruption of militancy, army ‘forcibly’ vacated us from our native place in 1990 with a promise that government will provide us aid and relief,” the migrants said, adding that they have lost their identity and have been living in scattered form.

They said in 1993 Government issued a formal order under which all the 19 migrated families were entitled for aid and relief. “From past couple of years, we are being deprived of this relief.

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