The Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday clarified that the Center has not issued any order for allotment of EWS flats to Rohingya illegal immigrants in New Delhi’s Bakkarwala.
The clarification came after Union Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri tweeted on Wednesday that the Center is planning to rehabilitate around 1,100 Rohingya living in the Madanpur Khadar area of the national capital with flats with basic amenities and round-the-clock facilities. Security in other parts of Delhi will be disrupted.
The ministry said illegal aliens will be held in detention centers until they are deported in accordance with the law. The Delhi government has not declared the current location of the detention center and it has been directed to do so immediately.
“Based on reports in some sections of the media regarding Rohingya illegal foreigners, it has been clarified that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has not issued any directive to provide EWS flats to Rohingya illegal immigrants in Bakkarwala, New Delhi,” tweeted the MHA. .
Regarding media news reports about Rohingya illegal foreigners, it is clearly stated that the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has not implemented any order to provide EWS flats to Rohingya illegal immigrants in Bakkarwala, New Delhi.
“Delhi government has proposed to relocate Rohingyas to a new location. MHA has instructed GNCTD that Rohingya illegal aliens will remain in their current location as MHA has already discussed their deportation with the concerned country through MEA,” it added.
“Illegal foreigners will be sent to detention centers as per law until they are deported. Delhi Govt has not termed the current location as a detention centre. They are directed to do the same immediately,” it said in another tweet.
“India has always welcomed those who seek asylum in the country. In a landmark decision, all Rohingya refugees will be shifted to EWS flats in Delhi’s Bakkarwala area. They will be provided with basic amenities, UNHCR ID and round-the-clock access to Delhi.” Police protection,” Puri said in a tweet.
“India respects and follows the UN Refugee Convention 1951 and provides asylum to all irrespective of caste, religion or creed,” he added.