Anorak | Gurkha Tul Bahadur Pun: Payback Time

Gurkha Tul Bahadur Pun: Payback Time

by | 27th, May 2007

Gurkha Tul Bahadur Pun, now aged 84 and suffering a variety of conditions which require daily medication not always available in Nepal has applied to come and live in Britain. His application has been rejected because of ‘failure to demonstrate strong ties with the UK’

Whereas, ‘membership of the EU allows rights of residence and access to the NHS to old soldiers who fought on the German side during the war.’ , Gurkha Tul Bahadur Pun, awarded the Victoria Cross in 1944 for his bravery fighting the Japanese in Burma is denied that right.

For many years, the Gurkas have been loyal friends of this country and have fought in many a campaign alongside British

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