Mizoram Rajya Sabha member K.Vanlalvena visited Pakistan Hindu refugees in the Jahangirpuri colony on the bank of Yamuna river in North Delhi last Saturday, an official statement said on Monday.

The MP interacted with leaders of the refugees about their living conditions. He was accompanied by Special Police Force for NE Region, the statement said.

A large number of Hindu families fled their countries nine years ago and migrated to India with the hope of finding a better life in their new home.

In about 4 acres of land provided by the Government of India, about 1,500 people from 170 families are living in shanties without proper amenities for several years.

Moved by their sad plight, Vanlalvena said he would take up their complaints to the Union Home Minister.

Last month, Vanlalvena had urged the Centre to provide political asylum to the Myanmar nationals, who have taken refuge in Mizoram.

He had also urged the Centre to review its policy towards Myanmar.

The MP had said that several people from Mynamar had crossed over to Mizoram due to a humanitarian crisis in their country and sending them back would mean killing them.

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