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Migrants' influx: SC to hear matter in connection with securing Indo- Bangladesh border

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Supreme will today hear the matter in connection with the Centre releasing funds for fencing India-border to check cross-border influx of illegal nationals into

The apex court, in its last hearing, had ordered the task to be completed soon.

A bench comprising Justices and R.F. Nariman perused the Centre's status report on the progress made in the works relating to securing and fencing the international border and said the Madhukar Gupta committee would "oversee and supervise" it.

had sought Rs. 2.96 crore for acquiring land to be used for creating infrastructure to secure the border.

The apex bench was hearing the pleas of Sanmilita Mahasangha, Assam Public Works and All Assam Ahom Association filed in the aftermath of large-scale riots in 2012 and 2014 resulting in the death of a large number of persons.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 06:58 IST