Tripura CPI-M wants Rohingyas’ shelter in India

September 17, 2017, 5:42 pm
Agartala (Tripura): Extending full support to the demand of ensuring shelter of Rohingyas in India, Tripura CPI-M state committee asked the central government to solve Rohingya influx issue on humanitarian ground instead of deporting them in their trouble torn home land in Myanmar.
The CPI-M state secretary Bijan Dhar said that cruelty has been inflicted upon Rohingya Muslims in Burma has never been witnessed across the world ever before but being a neighbour India is also not taking firm stand on the atrocities.
He urged Union government to shelter Rohingyas in refugee camps and if there are any terrorist elements, the government should arrest them but need to ensure the shelter of poor Rohingyas.
The United Nations (UN) had condemned the role of India, said Dhar adding that his party is demanding for strong role of India to solve the issues of Rohingya population. After talks with Myanmar government they can be sent back home with the assurance of their safety, Dhar said adding that India should work in this direction. But has to step back from the stand that Rohingyas are illegal immigrants in India and they should to be deported.
With the direction of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) Left Front government in Tripura yesterday issued alert after detention of four Rohingyas including minors on Khowai – Agartala road.
Police found the Rohingyas were fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh and they crossed Indo-Bangladesh border to entire in Khowai of West Tripura on Thursday. Later, on when they were travelling to Agartala by a hiring car dashed to a police vehicle on the road but there was no causality in either side. Police detained four of them from the car and forwarded to court.
The court sent them to judicial custody and minors were sent to Juvenile Home at Agartala.
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