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Tell us about Rohingyas, Bangladeshis residing illegally: BJP to Delhiites

Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta asked residents of the city inform the party about Rohingyas and Bangladeshis living illegally here

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BJP state president Adesh Gupta addresses during a press conference in New Delhi.
Delhi BJP president Adesh Gupta

president Adesh Gupta on Saturday asked residents of the city inform the party about Rohingyas and Bangladeshis living illegally here so that action could be taken against them.

He claimed that around five lakh Rohingyas and Bangladeshis live in the city.

" people will have to come forward to deal with the problem of illegal Rohingyas and Bangladeshis living in Delhi," he said in a press conference.

"We appeal to the people of to tell us about the illegal Rohingyas and Bangladeshis settled near their area. The municipal corporations will take action against encroachment by them and we will also approach the police for action against them," Gupta said.

The Delhi chief alleged that the AAP leaders, including its MLAs, were working towards identity cards such as AADHAAR and voter IDs to all the Rohingyas and Bangladeshis for vested interests.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Sat, May 07 2022. 14:51 IST