NEW DELHI: A demand by a BJP MP to deport large number of illegal immigrants from India alleging they were involved in anti-social and terror activities today triggered uproarious scenes in Lok Sabha.
Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, BJP MP Nishikant Dubey referred to the influx of large number of “illegal” people to India from countries like Bangladesh and demanded setting up of a commission to identify the areas and examine the demographic changes there.
Opposing the BJP MP’s demand, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor said India has been welcoming refugees from across the world and alleged that disinformation campaign was being run against thousands of “defenceless” people, based on “unverifiable charges”.
Tharoor even said he had requested the Home Minister to come out with a refugee policy as several countries have such policies.
CPI(M) MP A Sampath referred to the Ministry of External Affairs extending a grant of USD 1 m ..
Source : economictimes