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BJP leader compares Rohingyas, illegal Bangladeshis with 'insects', says shoot them if they don't leave

"If these Rohingyas and Bangladeshi illegal immigrants do not leave India respectfully, then they should be shot and eliminated. Then only our country will be safe," the BJP leader said.

Reported by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: July 31, 2018 16:00 IST ]
File photo of Rohingya refugees in India
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File photo of Rohingya refugees in India

The Supreme Court-mandated publication of the Assam National Registery of Citizens (final draft) has resulted in a full-scale war of words between the government and the opposition, both inside and outside the Parliament. 

While the issue washed away a full-day of the onlgoing Monsoon Session today, the sensational statements by various leaders outisde the House are not helping to calm down the situation. Latest to make such a statement is by BJP leader T Raja Singh who compared Rohiyans and Bangladesh migrants to insects and suggested that they should be shot if they refuse to leave. 

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"Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims must be sent back to their countries. There is not need to keep such insects in India. I request Centre to send them back and if not, I urge them to toe the line of other countries in similar scenarios and shoot them," the Telengana leader said in press conference.

"If these Rohingyas and Bangladeshi illegal immigrants do not leave India respectfully, then they should be shot and eliminated. Then only our country will be safe," Singh added. 

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