18.05.18 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs


  • Pakistani migrants to get residential plots in Rajasthan
  • The Rajasthan government has come out with a policy to allot residential plots to Pakistani Hindu migrants who get the Indian citizenship.
    As per the provision, the plots will be allotted to the migrants in the same district in which they will be given the Indian citizenship.


  • The number Pakistani migrants in Rajasthan, however, is estimated to be 20,000-25,000, which is highest in the country. The district collectors have the power to grant citizenship to Pakistani refugees living in their jurisdiction.


  • The district collector will have to submit the verification report within 15 days to the concerned local body or development authority. The UDH department will have to complete the allotment formalities within a month of re ceiving the verification report.



  • Raaya’ becomes India’s official entry for Cannes


  • A short film, ‘Raaya’, about an autistic girl has been chosen as India’s official entry into the Cannes Film Festival 2018.


  • The film is scheduled to exhibit at the 71st Cannes Festival on May 18, second to last day of the festival.


  • ‘Raaya’ has already bagged the ‘Special Festival Mention Award’ at Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival 2018. Also, it has been shortlisted for other International film festivals in Los Angeles and Romania.