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No displaced person will be extradited except if legitimate strategy is followed: Supreme Court discards supplication for arrival of 150 Rohingyas

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The Supreme Court today discarded the supplication looking for the arrival of more than 150 Rohingya exiles in Jammu and Kashmir after the Union Territory’s organization said that it would start their extradition to Myanmar.(Mohammad Salimullah v. Association of India)

The Bench of Chief Justice of India SA Bobde and Justices AS Bopanna and V Ramasubramanian passed the request in a supplication recorded by Mohammad Salimullah, a Rohingya evacuee himself.

The Court clarified that no outcast would be ousted except if the appropriate technique was followed.

The supplication recorded through Advocate Prashant Bhushan looked for a bearing to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to speedily give exile recognizable proof cards to Rohingyas housed at casual camps through the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO).

The supplication petitioned God for security of the exiles’ privileges ensured under Article 14 and Article 21, read with Article 51(c) of the Constitution. It was expressed that the Rohingyas have taken asylum in India in the wake of getting away from broad savagery and victimization their local area in Myanmar.

The Central government through Solicitor General Tushar Mehta had gone against the request, challenging the case of the candidate that they are evacuees.
“They are not outcasts by any stretch of the imagination. This is the second round of suit. This solicitor had documented an application (previously) and it was excused,” Mehta said.

Mehta added that they are unlawful migrants who will be extradited according to the method set up by law.

“They are wrongfully settlers. We are consistently in contact with Myanmar and in the event that they affirm, they can be ousted,” Mehta kept up.

The candidate nonetheless, contended that Union government should abstain from carrying out any requests on extraditing the Rohingya exiles, who have been kept in Jammu.


“There is a military government in Myanmar now. Their life is under danger,” Bhushan had said during the referencing of case prior while mentioning for a critical becoming aware of the supplication.

He added,

“Simple actuality that a country liable for their escaping needs them back can’t be a ground to send them back when we realize they will exposed to chance. This is the guideline of refoulement,” Bhushan submitted.

Curiously, a Jammu-based NGO, Forum for Human Rights and Social Justice, additionally recorded an application under the watchful eye of the Supreme Court expressing that the request to stop the Rohingya removal should not be engaged since the settlement of the Rohingyas in Jammu was “a piece of a bigger plan” and an endeavor to destabilize the country.

The application by the NGO documented through Advocate Rajeev M Roy expressed that settlement of illicit workers in Jammu “is a piece of an odious and evil plan to change the fragile demography of the strained and globally touchy area of Jammu and Kashmir to additional specific personal stakes”.

The top court had likewise wouldn’t hear the UN Special Rapporteur for the situation after the Center communicated solid reservations against it.

The Court had alluded to the protest raised by Senior Counsel Harish Salve, who was showing up for the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

“Kindly don’t go into this. UN isn’t dependent upon your ward of the metropolitan Court. Our administration has issues with the UN Special Rapporteur,” Salve had said.

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