I'm Not A Refugee
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This story is of a village in Punjab called Nanoki a small village located in Nabha Tehsil of Patiala district, Punjab with a total 13 families residing. This story is about Nanoki family who had 6 brothers and 2 sisters. One of the younger brothers named Ram is very mischievous and dreamt of big runs away from his family. He goes to Delhi and becomes a cop. He becomes an overpowering and stubborn cop. He has been given the duty to check all the immigrants who have come from Bangladesh as they suspect them to be a spy.
He meets Siya a young beautiful girl who has been sold from her step mother to a man called Raju who flees her to India from Bangladesh. Raju is a Bangladeshi spy who has been sent to India. Raju had a plan to get her work at Marshal's house so that she can hear the information and give it to him. As she is an innocent small girl no one would have a doubt on her. But before his plan could be fulfilled when Siya and Raju reach Delhi station he hears the news that police are tracking people who have been bought from the border of Bangladesh. Raju, when he hears the news he gets, disturbs and leaves Siya at the waiting lounge. Hours passed by but Raju doesn’t come back. Siya gets scared and nervous. Looks here and there, thinking what to do? She walks out of the station. She then asks a lady on the way that she is come from Bangladesh and wants help to go home. Lady being humble calls the police and informs them about the case.
Ram who is an investigation officer of immigrants meets Siya for the first time. He speaks very rudely with her thinking she is one of the people involved in the drug scandal. He asks her how she landed in India? Siya explains to her that her step mother sold her to Raju for money and he bought her to India. She says she doesn’t have a passport nor any documents. She even tells him that she was bought to India from an underground tunnel and she is not aware of any plan. He keeps insisting her to tell the plan.Ram gets 2 ladies constable gets her beaten by them. Meantime Raju is caught by the police,after being beaten by them he confesses that Siya is innocent and he had bought her to India. Ram for the first time in life is shaken by this incident as he has never ever punished an innocent person. He apologizes to her and he promises her to send her back to her country.
Siya says that there is no one now in her country as her mother passed away when she was 10 and her step mother dislikes her so if he could help to get some work.Ram is touched by her sad story decides to help her. He starts taking care of her and they fall in love. He decides to get married to her. He helps her to get her documentation done and get her an immigrant passport. He takes her to her village Nanoki where her in-laws treat her badly and tell her you are a refugee who has come to our country and to which she replies “I'm not a refugee. I am an immigrant” who holds a valid passport to the country and now your daughter in law. She even says that Immigrants are also human beings as per the Indian culture of welcoming guests they should welcome her with love and not called a refugee. They are so touched by her words that their heart melts and accept her.