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JKNPP demands deportation of Rohingya, Bangladeshi immigrants

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

and Kashmir National Panthers Party today organised a protest here, demanding the to immediately deport Rohingya and Bangladeshi immigrants from the state.

The protest, held at the Exhibition Ground in Jammu, was led by JKNPP Harsh Dev Singh, who claimed the immigrants were involved in illegal activities.

The protesters raised slogans calling for deportation of the immigrants and burnt an effigy of the central government.

Singh rued that the central government and and were not serious about resolving the issue which, he said, could lead to tension in province.

He said the demography of Jammu city and surrounding areas was "under threat" because of the immigrants, adding that their settlements have become a centre of serious crimes, including drug and human trafficking.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 16:30 IST
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