Former J&K deputy CM Kavinder Gupta welcomes Rohingya verdict

Time for his or her deportation, probe how they managed Aadhaar playing cards, ration playing cards in erstwhile J&Okay state, says Kavinder Gupta

Former Jammu & Kashmir deputy chief minister Kavinder Gupta has welcomed the Supreme Court docket’s order rejecting a plea in search of the discharge of no less than 197 Rohingya refugees detained in a Jammu and stalling their deportation.

“It’s a historic determination by the Supreme Court docket… The difficulty of unlawful immigrants has change into a power drawback in India. Their deportation was talked about repeatedly however seldom had been any steps taken on this path,” mentioned Gupta. “Now, the way to deport them below the ambit of the regulation stays to be mentioned and shortly a call needs to be taken on it.”

Gupta known as for a probe into how the Rohingya arrived in Jammu & Kashmir and who offered them Indian id paperwork.

The Supreme Court docket on Thursday refused to cease the deportation of the refugees detained in a Jammu jail to Myanmar, noting that the best to not be deported can come up out of the basic proper to settle in India which is obtainable solely to residents.

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Highlighting the Union authorities’s stand that the Rohingya posed a severe risk to the interior safety of the nation, the bench, headed by Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde, additionally dismissed the plea to launch them from the detention centre.

There are near 7,000 Rohingya refugees in Jammu & Kashmir.

On March 6, on the directions of the Union dwelling ministry, the J&Okay administration began a verification drive of the Rohingya group, and moved a few of them to a holding centre, pending their potential deportation.

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