Expat Keralites Should be Included in the Ration Cards, Demands Arise at Loka Kerala SabhaJanuary 04, 2020 10:47
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A demand was raised at the Loka Kerala Sabha (LKS) in order to include the expat Keralites in the ration cards. It has also been demanded that, they should be provided with proper training and awareness which helps them invest in beneficial ways and ensure value-addition. Another demand has also been raised at the LKS regarding the special employment exchange for NRKs who have returned.
The coverage of the insurance to the families of the NRKs and Kerala houses being set up in all the states, a Legal Aid Centre in order to ensure legal help to the divorcee women from abroad or the women who are subjected to domestic violence are the other requirements which were raised for discussion. Several matters that are related to expats which includes the opportunities for investment were discussed at the LKS.
Writer Benyamin who was the moderator of Open Forum at the LKS said that the concept of Loka Kerala Sabha is special as it treats the NRKs as citizens and not as a mere source of money.
Writer Manasi described Loka Kerala Sabha being a heavenly place for the NRKs who are deeply disturbed by the emotional trauma of migrating from their native place.
P T Kunhu Muhammed gives the credit to the NRKs for the present prosperity of Kerala. He added saying that the efforts of the NRKs despite facing rejections from both their native place and the migrated land is the cause for the prosperity that Kerala is currently facing.
Loka Kerala Sabha is described as the best platform by Muralee Thummarukudi, in order to collect funds as well as collecting the ideas from the NRI community.
By Shrithika Kushangi