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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2128
ANSWERED ON:  10.03.2015
DETENTION CAMPS
RADHESHYAM BISWAS
Will the Minister of



HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-




(a) the details of detention camps set-up in Assam for housing of illegal immigrants;

(b) the number of illegal immigrants deported till date, camp-wise; and

(c) the measures taken to ensure the human rights of the detained immigrants?


ANSWER


MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS (SHRI KIREN RIJIJU)

(a) to (c): The Government of Assam has set up three detention camps at Goalpara, Kakrajhar and Silchar Districts of the State for keeping illegal migrants/foreigners declared by the foreigners tribunals set up under the provisions of Foreigners Act, 1946. As per report, total 194 declared illegal migrants, who were in detention camps (Goalpara-97, Kokrajhar-18 and Silchar-79) were deported to Bangladesh till date. Adequate measures are taken to maintain human rights of the detained illegal immigrants who are in detention centres.

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