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Rashrtiya Bajrang Dal protests against Rohingya, Bangladeshi immigrants in Jammu

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Activists of right-wing group, Rashtriya (RBD), on Sunday staged a demonstration here against illegal Rohingya and Bangladeshi immigrants and gave and Kashmir a week's ultimatum to deport them.

The protesters, some of whom wielded tridents, placards and the national flag, assembled outside a mall along Narwal bypass, not far from where a settlement of is located.

They raised slogans in support of their demand for eviction of the illegal immigrants and later dispersed peacefully.

RBD state said the protest should serve as a "warning" to the governor-led administration.

He claimed the presence of Rohingyas and Bangladeshi nationals in the state posed a threat to national security.

The RBD has given the a week's time to take measures for the early deportation of the Rohingyas and Bangladeshi nationals. If the government fails to fulfil the demand, there will be a bigger agitation involving local residents, he added.

Bajrangi claimed these illegal immigrants were involved in criminal activities like drug peddling and posed a threat to the region's culture.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 17:55 IST