Tears of joy as Biharis return
Monday 11 January 1993
A chartered plane from Uzbekistan brought the 63 families in the group to Lahore, capital of Punjab province, from the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka. Many of the children touched the feet of Punjab's Chief Minister, Ghulam Haider Wyne. Their elders, with tears of joy, bowed and kissed the ground as they arrived at Lahore airport in pouring rain. Pakistani authorities said the Urdu-speaking Biharis would be settled in Punjab.
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