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Jatiya's assurance to Indians in U.K.

LONDON, JUNE 16. The Union Labour Minister, Mr. Satyanarayan Jatiya, has assured the Indian community in the United Kingdom that efforts would be undertaken to look into their difficulties.

Mr. Jatiya, during his meeting on Friday with prominent members of the Indian community in Birmingham, listened to their difficulties and assured them that he would convey these to the concerned authorities in New Delhi so that necessary action was taken to ameliorate the hardships.

Members of the Indian community abroad, who spoke on the occasion, wanted the presence of NRIs in Parliament. Mr. Jatiya took the opportunity to apprise the gathering of the efforts undertaken by his Ministry to look into the difficulties being faced by workers back home in India.

He thanked the Indian community for the financial and material assistance extended by them for providing relief to victims of Orissa super cyclone and the Gujarat earthquake.

- PTI