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‘Free Movement Regime’ Between India And Myanmar Immediately Suspended

'Free Movement Regime' Between India And Myanmar Immediately Suspended'Free Movement Regime' Between India And Myanmar Immediately Suspended

Delhi/Hyderabad, Feb 8 (Hydnow):  Union Home Minister Amit Shah today announced for “immediate suspension of ‘Free Movement Regime (FMR) between India and Myanmar to ensure the internal security of the country and to maintain the demographic structure of India’s North Eastern states bordering Myanmar.   

“Since the Ministry of External Affairs is currently in the process of scrapping it, the Ministry of Home Affairs has recommended the immediate suspension of the FMR, Shah said. 

The Home Minister in a post on X, made the announcement, saying that the aim of abolishing the FMR between India and Myanmar is to safeguard the internal security of the nation and preserve the demographic composition of India’s North Eastern states that share borders with Myanmar. 

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“It is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s resolve to secure our borders.  The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided that the Free Movement Regime between India and Myanmar be scrapped to ensure the internal security of the country and to maintain the demographic structure of India’s North Eastern States bordering Myanmar.

Since the Ministry of External Affairs is currently in the process of scrapping it.  MHA has recommended the immediate suspension of the FMR, Shah said in the post. 

This comes just two days after the Home Minister’s statement that the government has chosen to erect a fence along the entire 1643-kilometer India-Myanmar border.  (Hydnow) 

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