Govt Says, 325 Burmese Families Illegally Living In Jammu

KL Report

Jammu

Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday revealed that 325 Burmese families comprising of 1,435 people are residing in Jammu. According to government, Burmese nationals enter India through Bangladesh border, after which they settle in rest of country, including J&K.

“As many as 325 Burmese families comprising of 1435 people are presently residing in Jammu district,” Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said in a written reply to a question by Chaman Lal Gupta in the Legislative Assembly today.

In addition, a Bangladeshi woman national is residing in district Srinagar after marriage, he said.

Giving the break up, Omar said that 47 such families are living in Narwal Bhalla, 37 in Chain Rama, 18 in Bhawani Nagar, 44 in Bagh-e-Bahu, six in Vidhata Nagar, five in Bhatindi, one in Dogra Hall, 75 in Kiryana Talab, 22 in Kargil Colony, 28 in Railway Station Mathua Mohalla and 42 in Domana.

According to government, there is an NGO of Abdul Rashid Nazki who is running three schools in Malik Market, Karyana Talab and Jammu for providing education to the Burmese students.

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