Orissa identifies 4,083 Bangladeshi infiltrators, deports 48
Bhubaneswar: Orissa had so far been able
to deport only 48 infiltrators to Bangladesh while efforts
were on to ensure return of 4,035 others to their native
country, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said today.
"Though the state government had identified 4,083
infiltrators from Bangladesh, it was not aware of the presence
of infiltrators from any other country," he said replying to a
question in the assembly.
While highest number of 1,649 Bangladeshi infiltrators
were identified in coastal Kendrapara district, it was
followed by 1,112 in Jagatsinghpur district, 703 in
Malkangiri, 313 in district, 150 in Balasore district, 106 in
Nabarangpur district and two in Baragarh district
respectively, he said.
"The state government is not aware about involvement
of any infiltrators in anti-national activities," Patnaik said
pointing out that stringent action would be taken if any
infiltrator was found to be involved in anti-national
The state government had also taken several steps
including round-the-clock patrolling in coastline to stop
further infiltration into the state, the Chief Minister said.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Trump-Sharif conversation: Team Donald denies Pakistan's claims
- Hizbul commander Musa issues threats of attacks in new video
- 'Heart of Asia' Conference begins in Amritsar; Sartaj Aziz to pay a visit on Sunday
- Aware of Chinese submarine deployment at Balochistan's Gwadar port, says Navy chief
- Panel discussion over Mamata Banerjee's false allegations on Indian Army for political gains
- Gujarat businessman declares highest ever black money amount – Rs 13,000 crore!
- Army proves Mamata Banerjee wrong, releases letter showing West Bengal govt knew of exercise
- Rs 14,000 crore default case: Gujarat businessman detained, says money belongs to politicians, babus
- Manohar Parrikar exposes Mamata's attempt to politicise routine Army exercise in Kolkata
- Newly-wed couple Yuvraj Singh and Hazel Keech perform `bhangra` at Goa airport – Viral video