Home News Reports Illegal Rohingyas will not be allowed to stay in India: Home Ministry

Illegal Rohingyas will not be allowed to stay in India: Home Ministry

Home Minister Rajnath Singh today in Rajya Sabha said that the ministry is in talks with Bangladesh on deportation of Rohingyas who are staying illegally in India.

The minister was speaking during the Question Hour in the Rajya Sabha where he also informed to the House that, if needed the Ministry of External Affairs will talk to the Bangladesh and Myanmar in relation to the deportation of illegal Rohingyas staying in India. Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju said that as many as 52 illegal Bangladeshis will be deported by this month’s end.

The Home Minister informed that the Centre has issued an advisory notification to all state governments to immediately prepare a database of illegal immigrants and take their identifications using biometrics. He said that the states have been informed to make sure that the illegal immigrants do not possess any document which can be used to claim citizenship of the country in the future. Rijiju said once the database is available, the same would be sent across to Ministry of External Affairs.

- Ad - - article resumes -

Kiren Rijiju said that India has approached Myanmar and Bangladesh regarding this issue and the government is trying to convince both the countries to take these people back, He answered to a question in the House, “The process will be as per the discussion we have with a sovereign country. I cannot give assurance here.”

He further said that the Centre had the power under the Foreigners Act of 1946, to identify, detect and deport anyone who is illegally staying in the country. It is reported that the Rohingyas are staying in the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, western Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Jaipur.

Kiren Rijiju said that the Bangladesh government has agreed and identified all the 52 people as Bangladeshis and all those Bangladeshis will be deported on July 30 at Mankachar IPC in Assam.

According to the Central government, the Rohingyas could pose a security threat. It has said that the Rohingyas are easily vulnerable to radicalization and may also involve in the illegal activities in the country. There are more than 40,000 illegal Rohingyas settled across India from Jammu to Bengal.

Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post
We need your support to survive in the media industry. Please consider paying us for the content we produce:

To know more about these payments, please click here.


Big Story

The National Commission for Women (NCW) has taken cognisance of the complaint of sexual harassment that was made by one Himanshi Gupta against a senior producer of Kapil Sibal backed Tiranga TV.

2019 World Cup Is Here!

Catch the latest on Cricket World Cup as it unfolds, special coverage by Opindia

Proud to be a brand - Made in India?
Now, Advertise on Opindia

Mangalore: Mohammad Ansari rapes a cow by tying its limbs, villagers catch him in the act, arrested

The villagers also made Ansari touch cow’s feet and ask for forgiveness for raping her. However, when Ansari approached the calf, the animal freaked out and started running.

Mangaluru villagers caught Mohammad Ansari raping a calf, police arrests villagers for ‘hurting religious beliefs’

In the Kunjathbail village in Mangaluru, Mohammad Ansari was caught red-handed by the villagers while he was raping a calf.

Here are 15 famous quotes from Harsha Bhogle during his commentary stint

The famous Indian commentator, Harsha Bhogle, born on July 19 in Hyderabad is celebrating his 58th birthday today.

Abusive actor Ajaz Khan arrested by Mumbai Police for instigating violence through social media

Mumbai Police arrests small-time actor Ajaz Khan after he mocked the police on TikTok

Revisiting Sainbari, a blot on Indian Democracy: When Communists made a mother eat rice with her dead sons’ blood

The Sainbari incident remains the most horrific instance of political violence in the country.
Couple forced out of village; husband pressurised to accept wife’s religion

Hindu boy’s family forced out of village for marrying Muslim girl, police advices boy to convert as villagers threaten to kill

Newlywed Hindu boy and Muslim girl approach SSP for protection as villagers threaten to kill them and local police ask the boy to convert
Salma Ansari's temple plan receives AMU's objection

AMU administration’s jolt to Mrs Ansari’s secularism pitch, says no to temple plan inside ‘Chacha Nehru Madarsa’

Salma Ansari, the wife of former vice president Hamid Ansari, had announced recently that she will have a temple built inside the 'Chacha Nehru Madarsa' that she runs in AMU campus.
Shashi Tharoor supports Sanjiv Bhatt

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor extends support to disgraced cop Sanjiv Bhatt sentenced to life in custodial death case

Shashi Tharoor had tweeted today that he had met with the family of disgraced cop Sanjiv Bhatt

Live updates Karnataka Trust Vote: House adjourned, floor test now expected on Monday

JDS-Congress government of Karnataka is facing their second floor test after assembly elections were held in May last year.
United Muslim Forum in Telangana asks members not to kill cows on Bakr Eid

United Muslim Forum asks Muslims not to kill cows on Bakr-Eid, asks state government to stop Gau Rakshaks

The United Muslim Forum reportedly said that the Muslim community must refrain from killing bovine animals on Bakr-Eid so the possibilities of mischief are reduced.
Subscribe to Day's Top Stories
- Advertisment -

Latest articles

Connect with us

173,678FansLike
159,240FollowersFollow
74,860SubscribersSubscribe
Help Opindia Reach Every Indian. Share This Post