Congress wants Modi government to make public evidences of links of Rohingya with ISIS


The Congress has asked the Centre’s Narendra Modi government to to make public any evidences it has prove links of some of the Rohingyas with the ISIS.

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In his statement, the Congress chief spokesperson, Randeep Singh Surjewala, said that “false allegations” must not be levelled against any person.

Surjewala’s comments came after Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Rohingyas were illegal immigrants and not refugees who applied for asylum in India. Singh also asked why some people were objecting to the deportation of Rohingyas when Myanmar was ready to accept them.

The government, three days ago, told the Supreme Court that some of the Rohingyas were part of a “sinister” design of Pakistan’s ISI and terror groups such as the ISIS, whose presence in the country will pose a “serious” security threat to India.

“Whatever evidences the government has on any community’s or a person’s link to ISIS, they should be made public. If any individual has links to ISIS, action should be taken against him or her as per our laws. Deportation is not enough,” Surjewala was quoted by PTI.

The UN has said that Rohingyas were the most persecuted ethnic race in the world. More than 3 lakh of Rohingyas have been forced to flee their homes in Myanmar after the Buddhist terrorists backed by Burmese army and the disgraced Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi killed more than 400 people and burned over 200 villages.

All Rohingyas, who escaped the persecution at the hands of Maynmar government are currently living in refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was recently in Myanmar, had reportedly agreed with the Burmese government’s brutal action by saying that he was concerned by the “extremist violence” in Rakhine. He, however, did not mention the persecution of the minority Rohingya Muslim community.