Despite the suppression on the other side of the border, New Delhi still considers refugees arriving in the northeastern states to be illegal immigrants.
India does not want Burmese refugees to be regarded as “illegal” immigrants on its territory, despite the drama being played on the other side of the border. Since the military coup 1Yes According to reports, in February, about 3,000 heads of Burmese civilian government Aung San Suu Kyi, including the police and their families, were actually overthrown. They refused to obey the order to shoot at the militants. According to reports, the army fled the military government. Suppress Mizoram and Mizaram. The other three Indian states bordering Myanmar-Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh. Most are resettled in villages with help from residents and local NGOs. Myanmar asked the Indian authorities to deport them. The two countries have a border of 1,643 kilometers.
The Minister of Interior of India, Amit Shah, wrote to officials in the northeastern states of India on March 10, urging them to take appropriate action and take control measures. “Illegal Influx” Burmese in India can determine their immigration status and initiate deportation procedures without delay.
In the northeastern part of the country, the position of Narendra Modi in the government aroused the outrage of residents, who are usually of the same race as refugees and share the same religion, Christianity, and dialect. The head of the Mizoram State government, Pu Zoramthanga, is a representative of the political party defending the Mizo community. He defended the reception and assistance of Burmese people and considered the communication of the Ministry of Interior to be unacceptable. On March 18, he wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Narendra Modi).
«Le Mizoram, He was very touchedIndia cannot remain indifferent to its own suffering, and India cannot turn a blind eye to the humanitarian crisis that is happening in our own backyard before our eyes. “ He urged the government to change its foreign policy and provide food and shelter for refugees. “I don’t know the exact number. But they are our brothers and sisters”, He told reporters.
New Delhi has maintained a balance on the issue of Myanmar, neither willing to sever relations with Naypyidaw, nor causing tension in the northeast. Since the 1990s, it has relied on Burmese generals to fight separatist and independent uprising movements in the region. On the other hand, New Delhi is worried that such cooperation will inject new vitality into the anti-Indian rebellion in the Northeast.