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Instances of Rohingyas obtaining Aadhaar, PAN fraudulently reported: Centre

Necessary action for cancellation of such documents along with other action will be taken, says Kiren Rijiju

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Kiren Rijiju
Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju

There have been instances of some obtaining Aadhaar, and voter cards, but there is no report of providing accommodation to the illegal migrants, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Minister of State for Home said there have been no specific reports that some people were providing illegal accommodation to

However, instances of some having obtained documents like Aadhar, and through fraudulent means have been reported, he said in reply to a written question.

The minister said as and when such instances are detected, the respective state governments and other authorities concerned take necessary action for cancellation of such documents along with other action.

Rijiju said as per an estimate, around 40,000 are living in India.

First Published: Wed, January 03 2018. 17:56 IST
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