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Gulf Immigrants urge CM Revanth Reddy to provide ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to bereaved family members

HYDERABAD, MARCH 02, 2024: The Gulf Immigrants have urged Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy to issue a government order for the release of Rs 5 lakhs each as ex-gratia for the migrants who died in the Gulf nations.

They also urged the government to fulfill the promise of ‘Abhaya hastham’ for the Gulf Workers welfare fund and NRI’s welfare. They also appealed to the CM to visit Dubai and address a public meeting with the Gulf immigrants.

A Gulf immigrants delegation led by MLC T Jeevan Reddy, TPCC (NRI Cell) chairman Dr BM Vinod Kumar, NRI Cell Convenor Singireddy Naresh Reddy, TPCC NRI cell convenor Mandha Bheem Reddy, Indian Social Club, Oman, Telangana wing, President Gundeti Ganesh and National Workers Welfare Trust president Lissy Joseph called on the Chief Minister in Hyderabad and submitted a petition on Saturday seeking redressal of several grievances pertaining to the Gulf immigrants who were leading a life of recluse.

They said that more than 15 lakh Telangana migrants were living and working in six Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries namely Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait. They said that a six member delegation of NRIs wing of the TPCC visited Dubai and Abu Dhabi in UAE Country from 26th to 28th January 2024.The delegation was headed by Ambassador Dr BM Vinod Kumar, IFS (Retired), Chairman of the TPCC NRI Cell.

Mr. Singireddy Naresh Reddy, Mr. Pathireddy Rajeshwer Reddy, Mr. Jejala Saidaiah Babu, Mr. Swadesh Parkipandla and Mr. Mandha Bheem Reddy were in the delegation. The TPCC delegation had a meeting with the Kerala Pravasi Congress activists. They also attended a half-day session on ‘Situation of Indian migrant workers in the Gulf Countries’ organized by Migrant Forum in Asia (MFA). Earlier the TPCC delegation visited labour camps in Dubai and Abu Dhabi during their visit to the UAE.

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