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Involve all parties for policy on Rohingyas: Congress

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Describing the influx of Rohingya refugees into as "very serious", the on Friday demanded that the central involve all parties to formulate a policy on the matter.

"This is a very serious matter. In the interest of the nation, all political parties should come together to take a decision on this.

"The should invite representatives of all parties and lay down a policy. Since the country's interests as well as decisions with long-term effects are involved, we want the policy be formulated by all the parties," Spokesperson Ajay Maken said here.

"It should not be a policy of one party," he added.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the will inform the Supreme Court of its stand on the Rohingyas in on September 18.

On Monday, the apex court will hear a plea that challenged the Centre's decision to deport illegal immigrants among the Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar.



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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 18:30 IST