New Delhi, Sept 21: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday came out strongly against Rohingyas, calling them illegal immigrants. He said that it was wrong to call Rohingya Muslims ‘refugees’ as they were ‘illegal immigrants’ who haven’t followed the procedure to be given the refugee status. Singh also said that Indian wouldn’t be violating any law by deporting Rohingyas as it isn’t a signatory to the 1951 UN Refugee Convention.
“Calling illegal immigrants refugees citing human rights is a mistake that shouldn’t be made. We must understand that the Rohingyas who have entered India from Myanmar are not refugees. A procedure has to be followed to attain refugee status, which the Rohingyas haven’t followed,” Rajnath Singh said today.
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