The Centre has said illegal immigrants like the Rohingyas pose grave security challenges as they may be recruited by terror groups, and asked state governments to identify and deport them.
In a communication to all states, the Union Home Ministry said the rise of terrorism over the last few decades has become a serious concern for most nations as illegal migrants are more vulnerable to getting recruited by terrorist organisations.
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“These illegal immigrants not only infringe on the rights of Indian citizens, but also pose grave security challenges,” the communication, sent last week, said.
Infiltration of (the Rohingyas) from Rakhine state of Myanmar into Indian territory, especially in recent years, besides being burden on the limited resources of the country also aggravates security challenges posed to India, the
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