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US Based NRI Body sought NRI affairs portfolio for Pargat Singh

PUNJAB NEWSLINE | September 22, 2021 12:57 PM

JALANDHAR: Hockey Olympian and MLA from Jalandhar Cantt constituency who has also won by a big margin of votes during the Punjab Assembly Elections 2017 should be allotted a NRI affairs portfolio for Pargat Singh.

US Based NRI Body North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has demanded the NRI affairs portfolio for hockey olympian Pargat Singh who has won from the Jalandhar Cantt constituency by a big margin of votes.In a letter sent to PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu and Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi NAPA executive director Satnam Singh Chahal said a majority of the Punjabi diaspora was from the Doaba region, so the NRI affairs minister should be from this region and Pargat Singh was the best choice for the Job.

In a press release issued here by NRI Body North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) has demanded in this letter Chahal said that there were many issues and concerns of the Punjabi diaspora that needed to be addressed by the Present government.

He demanded that there should be more fast-track courts in the Doaba region to decide the disputes of the Punjabi diaspora at their homes. Chahal added that NAPA had also recommended the names of Present Inspector Generals of Police Amardeep Singh Rai who is at present taking care of NRI affairs.Chahal further said that at Present Amardeep Singh Rai ADGP is leaving no stone unturned to solve the issues and concerns of Punjabi Diaspora and with Pargat Singh with NRI affairs portfolio will be a good combination


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