NSF protests settlement of Rohingyas, Bangladeshis in Jammu


JAMMU: National Secular Forum staged strong demonstration against the growing Rohingyas, Bangladeshis activities and urged the state government to take immediate remedial measures to weed out and stop these parasites operating in the state.Hundreds of NSF activists led by President Dr Vikas Sharma and raised slogans against the Rohingyas, Bangladeshis and its sympathisers. They requested the Chief Minister to take an overall review of the growing Rohingyas, Bangladeshis in the state and direct all security agencies to identify its sympathisers.They also torched the effigy of Rohingyas, Bangladeshis and extended full support to all the security agencies in identifying these outsiders getting settled in urban as well as rural areas.Addressing the protestors, the NSF President Dr Vikas Sharma said the Rohingyas, Bangladeshis and their sympathisers are working under a clear cut strategy to allow penetration of the unorganized labour, youth, educated unemployed, intelligentsia and the middle class.
Dr.Sharma also said that the state government had admitted on the floor of the house that there were several thousands of Burmese families who had unlawfully settled in the outskirts of Jammu City and Samba besides several thousand immigrants from Bangladesh were also believed to have inhabited in the city illegally. They are living in fabricated shanties and slums at some of the congested colonies including Rajiv Nagar, Qassim Nagar, Narwal, Bhatindi, Borhi, Channi Himmat, Nagrota and areas adjoining the Bahu Fort besides others, Sharma said.Smelling a deep rooted conspiracy hatched by certain unscrupulous forces to settle the immigrants in the colonies encircling the Jammu city, Dr Sharma maintained that these immigrants had been settled here by several NGOs and Madrassas who had illegally managed to procure PRCs, Identity Cards, Ration Cards, Water and Electricity connections for their daily needs by conniving with some politicians and officials in the administration.Dr.Sharma regretted that while the Rohingyas from Mayanmar and Bangladeshis could manage to settle in the Jammu in the recent years besides Tibetan refugees enjoying the voting rights in Kashmir, ironically the West Pak refugees being the citizens of India who crossed over to Jammu to survive the massacre of partition were struggling for the State subject rights since 1947. He further added that the State government had further confessed that 17 FIRs had been registered against 38 Rohingyas for various offences including illegal border crossing.
He once again exhorted the State and Union governments to take serious cognizance of the security threat posed by these immigrants in the wake of recent terror attacks in the state and urged the Union Ministry of Home to immediately facilitate their deportation to the native countries in the interest of the State and the country. Those who were present in the protest included, Rishikesh Rana, Pardeep Sharma, Anshu Sharma, Rahul Sharma, Gaurav Slathia, Navdeep Slathia and others.