New Delhi: The Manipur government has ordered a ban on the entry of people coming from Myanmar. A letter has been written to the Commissioner of 5 districts regarding this order. All these districts are adjacent to the border of Manipur. The government has said that people should be allowed to come to India only on the basis of human or medical needs. The government fears that its citizens may try to enter India as refugees.
In a letter written by Manipur Home Secretary H Gyan Prakash, it has been said that after the military coup, the citizens of Myanmar are trying to enter India. In such a situation, the districts have been instructed not to allow them to enter the country. Neither make relief camps for refugees nor make arrangements for food and drink. If they come seeking asylum, send them back with folded hands. Reports have been sought from all the districts till Tuesday. Please tell that there is a boundary of about 1643 km between India and Myanmar.
The number of refugees crosses 1,000
Mizoram officials said on Monday that the number of refugees from the state has crossed 1,000 since the military coup in Myanmar in February. So far, at least 100 people have been sent back to their country, but they are trying to sneak back into the border of India. According to the report, most of the people are living in the border villages and local NGOs are helping them, some people are staying with their relatives.
Try to come to India
On Friday, a large number of Myanmar citizens tried to sneak into India’s border on the More-Tamu border. There were also a large number of children and women in it. However, security personnel did not allow them to come. According to media reports, three civilians reached the border of India for help due to the bullet. Currently, all three are being treated in Manipur.