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No report of any illegal immigrants entering Mizoram: Minister

Press Trust of India  |  Aizawl 

No illegal settlers from neighbouring countries have been detected in Mizoram since 2012 till date, state Home minister R Lalzirliana informed the Assembly today.

Replying to a query from Lalruatkima of the opposition Mizo National Front (MNF), Lalzirliana said that no reports of illegal immigrants entering Mizoram and settling down here have been received by the government.

Central para-military forces were deployed to guard the international borders, he said, adding that while Mizoram-Myanmar border areas were guarded by the Assam Rifles, and Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were deployed along the Mizoram-Bangladesh border.

He said that Mizoram has 722 kilometre long international border with Myanmar (404 km) and Bangladesh (318 km).

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

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 13:42 IST