Jammu: Amid the nationwide protests over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), Union Minister of State (MoS) Jitendra Singh stated that the following step of the central authorities can be the deportation of Rohingyas from the nation.
Speaking at a operate right here on Friday, Singh stated, "The Citizenship (Amendment) Act is in force throughout the country including Jammu and Kashmir. The implication is, what will happen here is that the next step will be in relation to Rohingyas."
"There was a big inhabitants of Rohingyas in Jammu and an inventory can be ready and their biometrics would even be collected. They must go away India and the main points which are being labored out. <! –
The CAA doesn’t profit them. The authorities is contemplating methods of pondering. "He said," he stated.
The Union Minister additional stated that the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 got here into drive within the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on the day it was handed by the Parliament.
Singh stated, "They (Rohingya) are not part of the six religious minorities in the three neighboring states. They are from Myanmar. Therefore, they have to go back because they are not eligible for Indian citizenship under this act."
The regulation grants citizenship to Hindu, Sikh, Jain, Zoroastrian, Buddhist and Christian refugees from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh who got here to India on or earlier than December 31, 2014.