LUDHIANA, November 7: The Congress leaders today lauded the contribution of the Non Resident Indians towards the progress and development of the country. They said, the NRIs deserved a better deal and criticised the Akali-BJP government in the state for ignoring their problems.
Addressing a function organised to honour some NRIs who had come from England former District Congress Committee president Pawan Dewan and halqa incharge Ludhiana East Gurmail Pehlwan said that the NRIs had also made the country and the state proud in whichever country they went and settled down.
They said, the NRIs had set examples for others to work hard and progress in life.
Those honoured today included Johny Singh Hair, Rajwinder Singh Johal and Simon Singh Sekhon.