US NRIs demand legislation to protect their India properties

ISSUalertpropThe growing number of scams has led to NRIs and PIOs ruing the safety of owning property in India and have demanded legislation to protect their properties in India against the scams.

Organised by the Global Organisation so People of Indian Origin (GOPIO), New York, and the Indian American Kerala Centre, the group discussed the issues of NRIs buying, selling and owning properties in India.

Dr Thomas Abraham, founder president of GOPIO requested the group to take up the issue of setting up fast track courts with the Indian government, and call upon the India government to enact another legislation to provide title insurance to ensure their ownership is protected against forgers.

The meeting passed a resolution covering the issues and plans to present it at the Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to be held in Los Angeles on November 15.