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Over 31000 PoK displaced families registered in J&K: Govt

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday said as many as 31619 families displaced from PoK during partition riots in 1947 were registered in the state.



Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government
on Saturday said as many as 31619 families displaced from PoK during
partition riots in 1947 were registered in the state.
Altogether 31619 PoK families displaced during 1947
were registered by the Provincial Rehabilitation Organisation
here, Revenue Minister Raman Bhalla said in the Legislative
Council.
Of these, 26319 families opted to stay in Jammu and
Kashmir, he said in a reply to a question.

The rest opted to settle outside the state, Bhalla
said adding the land was allotted to 21116 families and flats
and quarters to 3200.

PTI

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