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Indian Government Urged to Extend Visas of 300 Afghanistan Refugees

The World Jewish Congress today cabled Pandit Jalvarial Nebra, head of the provisional Indian Government, appealing for an extension of the visas of 300 Afghan Jews now in Bombay, who face deportation on Mar. 31.

The cable, which was signed by Dr. Stephen S. Wise, president, and Dr. Manried Perlzweig, chairman of the political committee of the Congress, make that the refugees, who fled from Afghanistan two years ago to escape persecution, be allowed to main in India until permanent places of resettlement can be found for them.