back to top
    Jammu13,755 illegal immigrants settled in Jammu

    13,755 illegal immigrants settled in Jammu

    Date:

    13,755 illegal immigrants settled in

    Jammu Tawi, January 11: Over 13,700 foreigners, including Tibetans and Rohingyas Muslims from Myanmar, are settled in Jammu and where the population of foreign nationals has increased by over 6,000 from 2008 to 2016.

    As of January 6, 322 foreigners besides 13,433 Burmese and Tibetans are staying in Jammu and Kashmir, said Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in a written reply to a question by BJP MLA Rajesh Gupta in the state Assembly.

    While 7,093 foreigners were staying in the state in 2008, they increased to 12,560 in 2014 and 13,755 in 2016, she said.

    Of this number, 5,743 people are Burmese nationals (Rohingyas), 7,690 people are Tibetans and 322 are other foreigners, she added.

    She said the foreign nationals have entered Jammu and Kashmir on their own and have settled in Jammu and Samba district.

    “No Rohingyas have been found involved in militancy- related incidents. Seventeen FIRs have been registered against 38 Rohingyas for various offences, including those relating to illegal border crossings,” she said.

    Northlines
    Northlines
    The Northlines is an independent source on the Web for news, facts and figures relating to Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and its neighbourhood.

    Share post:

    Popular

    More like this
    Related

    Relief For Salaried Class Under New Tax Regime; 50% Hike In Standard Deduction To Rs 75,000

    New Delhi, Jul 23: In sops for the middle...

    Union Budget Proposes Reduction In Customs Duty On Gold, Silver, Platinum

    New Delhi, Jul 23: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on...

    Budget 2024-25 | Mobile Phones To Get Cheaper, As FM Reduces Basic Customs Duty To 15%

    New Delhi, Jul 23: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced...

    10 Shops Gutted In Blaze At Market In Jammu And Kashmir’s Uri

    Srinagar, Jul 23: At least 10 shops were gutted...