NRIs feel alienated: British MP

Virendra Sharma, a Labour Party MP in the UK, said Punjab could not attract any NRI investment in the last few years owing to “poor” law and order situation in the state. He alleged the NRIs were insecure about their life and property in Punjab. Talking to the media here, Sharma said the state government had “failed” to get property matters of NRIs resolved. “There is a dire need for the government to reconnect its lost association with the NRIs to strengthen the state’s economy.