LIVE: The process of sending back Rohingyas to the start, Myanmar border taken
The issue of sending Rohingya refugees back to their country has been in the center of Indian politics for some time now. Between this dispute, today the Government of India is sending the Rohingyas living illegally in Myanmar back to Myanmar for the first time. 7 people sent back to this first installment. However, the same issue also heard on Thursday in the Supreme Court.
The process of sending all the seven Rohingyas back has also begun. On Thursday, they taken from Imphal to the Moray border of Manipur at around 7.30 in the morning. They will be there until around 11 o’clock. After which they sent to the Myanmar Immigration Office. Here only all their papers examined.
Actually, seven Rohingya were locked in the custody center in Silchar, Assam. According to an official of the Union Home Ministry, on Thursday 7 7 Rohingya migrants are to be handed over to the Myanmar authorities on the border area of Moreh.
The bench, chaired by CJI Ranjan Gogoi on the petition, said that after considering the application it will decide on the matter immediately after hearing the matter.
It noteworthy that the CJI made it clear to the lawyers on Wednesday on its first day of functioning that it not allow permission for hearing immediately till the criteria set in such cases. Justice S. in the bench. K. Kaul and Justice M. Joseph also included. Advocate Prashant Bhushan told the bench that these Rohingya people sent back home, so the matter immediately heard.
India sends seven Rohingya
On this plea of Prashant Bhushan, the Bench said that no case mentioned for immediate hearing. We decide the criteria and then see how the cases mentioned. The Bench said that only the cases of execution and disposal of death sentence heard immediately. Initially, the bench asked Bhushan to file a petition.
On this reply of Bhushan that the petition given, the Bench said, “We will consider it and will take a decision”. Challenging the decision of the Center to send seven Rohingyas, who illegally residing in Assam, returning to Myanmar, The petition filed. These people to sent back to Myanmar on Thursday.
The neighboring country’s government confirmed the identity of illegal immigrants, after confirmation in the state that they confirmed as citizens of Myanmar. This is the first time Rohingya is sending migrants to India from Myanmar. Significantly, seven Rohingya people arrested on July 29, 2012 for the violation of foreign law.
The officials of the district of Karachi said that those who sent back include Mohammed Jamal, Mohbul Khan, Jamal Hussain, Mohammad Yunus, Sabeer Ahmed, Rahim Uddin and Mohammed Salam. They between 26 and 32 years of age.
The Indian government told parliament last year that more than 14,000 Rohingya who registered in the United Nations refugee agency UNHCR live in India. However, the number of Rohingya people living in the country estimated to be around 40,000. After the alleged campaign of Myanmar Army in the Harenain State, Rohingya people fled home leaving their home to save their lives.
United Nations tells Rohingya community the most repressed minority. Human rights group ‘Amnesty International’ has blamed Aung San Suu Kyi and her government for the plight of Rohingya people.