Stranded In­di­ans fi­nally ac­cepted un­der amnesty

Kuwait Times - - Front Page - By Nawara Fat­ta­hova

KUWAIT: The plight of around 80 In­di­ans liv­ing on the streets for nearly two weeks in Far­waniya af­ter fail­ing to reg­is­ter for the gov­ern­ment amnesty fi­nally ended on Mon­day, af­ter they were ac­cepted un­der the amnesty and taken to a shel­ter for repa­tri­a­tion back home. A vol­un­teer work­ing with a char­ity group that dis­trib­utes meals to needy peo­ple had posted about their suf­fer­ing on so­cial me­dia. Kuwait Times had also con­tacted the in­te­rior min­istry to take ac­tion in this re­gard, while an­other In­dian group also tried to help.

Their rea­sons for not reg­is­ter­ing for the amnesty were var­ied - some didn’t have pass­ports, oth­ers didn’t meet the con­di­tion of ex­pired visas be­fore March 1, 2020, some had debts to

KUWAIT: In­di­ans who were liv­ing on the streets are moved to a shel­ter in Ab­daly on Mon­day.

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