IRB – Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (Author)
According to the U.S. Department of State
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1990 (p.
1436), "Indian citizens enjoy full freedom of movement within the
country, except in certain border areas where, for security
reasons, special permits are required." This was corroborated by an
official of the High Commission of India in Ottawa (7 Jan.
Attached please find an article from The
Hindu on identity cards for Punjab villagers.
High Commission of India. 7 January
1992. Telephone interview with official.
U.S. Department of State. 1991.
Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1990.
Washington: Government Printing Office.
The Hindu. 29 December 1990. "Identity Cards for Punjab Villagers".