Friday, April 23, 2021
Home News Reports 21 illegal immigrants deported to Bangladesh from Assam

21 illegal immigrants deported to Bangladesh from Assam

The 21 Bangladeshi nationals were taken from the detention centre in Silchar and were handed over to the Border Guards of Bangladesh (BGB).

21 Bangladeshi citizens who have been living illegally in Assam have been deported back to their country by the Indian authorities on Saturday.

According to reports, the 21 Bangladeshis had entered India through the Tripura border two years ago. They had been staying in Assam since then. After their identities have been revealed they had reportedly been detained under the passport violation act and were being kept in the detention centre associated with the Cachar Jail in Silchar.

After receiving approval from the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Bangladeshis were reportedly taken by a special bus to the Sutarkandi Integrated check post along the India- Bangladesh border in the Karimganj district in Assam.

The illegal immigrants were handed over to the Assam Border Police and BSF officials who then handed them over to the Border Guards of Bangladesh (BGB) at the international border.

Two women were also among the 21 persons. 1 person in the group was reportedly a Hindu. As per a report in News 18, their names are Nasir Hussain, Abdul Wahid, Mohammad Khairul, Jahida Begum, Sufia Begum, Mihir Pebel Mia, Safique Islam, Saveel Ahmed, Ramjan Ali, Bablu Ahmed, Suman Fakir, Masum Ahmed, Nazimuddin, Litun Kanti Das, Tofique Ali, Raju Ahmed, Ashraful Alam Chowdhury, Dilwar Hussain, Md Sukkur, Samim Ahmed and Rubel Ahmed.

India has been taking stringent measures to identify and deport illegal immigrants in the country. Thousands of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants have been staying in Assam and the main purpose of the National Registry for Citizenship (NRC) that is being implemented in the state is to identify illegal immigrants who have been threatening the demography of the eastern state.

The porous border in eastern states has been a cause of concern for security agencies over the years. In Tripura, after BJP came to power, CM Biplab Deb has maintained that the Indo-Bangladesh border security will be tightened to stop infiltration and border crimes. Even the BJP CM of Assam had claimed that the India-Bangladesh border in Assam will be sealed off completely by the end of 2018.

  Support Us  

Whether NDTV or 'The Wire', they never have to worry about funds. In name of saving democracy, they get money from various sources. We need your support to fight them. Please contribute whatever you can afford

OpIndia Staff
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Related Articles

Trending now

Nithyananda bans Indians from entering Kailasa citing Covid-19, issues guidelines for ’embassies’ around the world

Sri Nithyananda of Kailasa has banned travelers from India into his fledgling nation amidst the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.

In the last few days, availability of Liquid Medical Oxygen increased by 3300 MT per day: Here’s what was discussed in PM’s high-level meeting

The high-level meeting was attended by the Cabinet Secretary, Principal Secretary to PM, Home Secretary, Health Secretary & Officials from Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Ministry of Road Transport, Pharmaceuticals, and NITI Aayog members.

Prime Minister Modi cancels political rallies on 23rd April in West Bengal, to hold a high-level meeting to review COVID-19 situation

Amidst the raging second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter and informed that he was cancelling his political engagements in West Bengal tomorrow

Indian Air Force, Railways step in to transport oxygen cylinders, essential medicines to combat COVID-19

In a recent virtual meeting, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh was briefed about the measures taken by the Armed Forces in order to combat COVID-19

Congress’ attack against Covishield continues, now spreads fake news of ‘one vaccine, 3 rates’ from official Twitter handle

The previous low price was a part of SII's commitment to GOI and some other countries for sharing the risk of production. After the current 'under contract' 110 million doses are delivered, SII will sell to GOI at Rs 400 per dose, same as states.

18+ can register for Covid vaccination from April 28. Here is the procedure

Registration for Covid-19 vaccine phase 3 for 18-45 years age group to begin on April 28

Recently Popular

Priyanka Gandhi’s Twitter faux pas, takes three attempts for condolence tweet

At 10:38 AM, four minutes after her first tweet, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted correct condolence message to correct intended recipient on third attempt.

Sitaram Yechury’s son passes away due to Covid-19

The CPI(M) General Secretary in his tweet thanked all the medical staff who treated his son Ashish Yechury

NDTV journalist Gargi Rawat Ansari shows how she is willing to sacrifice human lives so propaganda continues to reign supreme

NDTV journalist Gargi Rawat Ansari is married to Yusuf Ahmad Ansari, the great-grandson of former Congress President Mukhtar Ahmad Ansari

TikTok Star Funbucket Bhargav, of OMG fame, arrested for raping minor girl

TikTok Star 'Funbucket Bhargav' arrested for raping a minor. Fans of actor Nithya wrongly assumed she was the victim.

I am tired and extremely disoriented: How I got the Chinese virus and lived to tell the tale

OpIndia Editor Nirwa Mehta takes you through her journey of surviving COVID.
- Advertisement -


Connect with us