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12 nationals of Myanmar deported recently: Govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A total of 12 nationals of were deported from the country recently and 22 since 2017 following court directives, Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

Replying to a written question in the Rajya Sabha on whether the government had taken steps to repatriate Rohingya migrants to their country of origin, of State for Home said this.

"As per the information available, 12 nationals were deported recently after following due process as per directions given by various courts," he said.

Rijiju added that detection and of illegal immigrants was a continuous process and depended upon nationality verification by the foreign government concerned.

"The nationality verification form provided by the Embassy of has been circulated among the state governments concerned to fill up the appropriate details of the illegal migrants from Myanmar," he said.

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First Published: Wed, February 13 2019. 18:25 IST
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