Guwahati : No less than 108 Rohingyas residing illegally in Bengaluru will be deported to their country soon as reports of illegal immigrants in the city have gone up in the recent years.
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister G Parameshwara said that the government is making efforts to locate them and deport them back. Paramdeshwara sadid that the government is cautious, serious on the issue of Rohingyas after a report by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) mentioned about some arrests which have been made following the blast in Bodh Gaya, which had taken place in Bengaluru a few months ago. According to report, the Karnataka government has sent the bio metric details of 108 Rohingyas to the Center so that a deportation process is started. The report also said that around 177 Rohingyas were identified who were residing in the city and taking illegal shelter across the metro. The report mentioned that the number of illegal immigrants has increased in the past few years.
Decision of Deportation of Rohingyas
Deputy minister has said that the matter has been discussed with the BBMC and other local authorities to locate and arrest immigrants who are taking illegal shelter in the city, specifically in areas like Devara Bisanahalli, Kadu Bisanahalli, Whitefield, Sarjapur, Bellandur and other regions.
Deportation of Rohingyas
The issue of the deportation of Rohingyas has surfaced in the past too. The government has been strict on this issue and kept a tough stand when the issue of Rohingyas Muslim was making headlines. Thousands of Rohingyas who have migrated illegally from the eastern neighbouring countries were being planned to be deported after the government for its stand.