The petition was heard before the Delhi High Court, where the central government argued that there is an organized influx gathered into the nation from Myanmar through salesmen and agents, Live Law reported.
Meanwhile, the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) said that due to the existing illegal migrants, the demographic profile of the country in some of the bordering states has undergone serious changes.
An FRRO affidavit also stated that the illegal settlement of Rohingyas in India has already been causing far-reaching complications. Meanwhile, it has a detrimental effect on the fundamental and basic human rights of India’s own citizens.
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The Centre’s statements came in response to a petition by Burmese woman Senoara Begum and her three children who sought permission to go to the United States, where her husband works.
He had challenged the decision of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and FRRO that canceled his exit permit.