Myanmar troops are entering India. Recently about 600 Myanmar troops entered India. After being defeated by the insurgent group Arakan Army (AA) in Rakhine, western Myanmar, they took refuge in Longtlai district of Mizoram. India’s Home Minister Amit Shah has announced new measures to prevent more Myanmar troops from entering India.
According to the Indian media NDTV, Union Home Minister Amit Shah has announced to fence the border area to prevent Myanmar troops from entering India. He announced this at a parade of Assam Police Commandos.
Amit Shah said, ‘Just like the border with Bangladesh has been fenced, this time the Myanmar border will also be fenced.
Myanmar troops are fleeing to India after being defeated by the rebels. Mizoram State has warned the Center about such a situation. The state has also requested the Modi administration to ensure speedy repatriation of troops from neighboring countries.
Quoting government sources, Indian news media NDTV reported that about 600 Myanmar troops have entered India in the last three months. After being defeated by the insurgent group Arakan Army (AA) in Rakhine, western Myanmar, they took refuge in Longtlai district of Mizoram. All those soldiers are kept in Assam Rifle Camp.
Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Duhoma and India’s Union Home Minister Amit Shah held an emergency meeting in Shillong regarding this. In the meeting, the Mizoram government emphasized the need for speedy repatriation of Myanmar army personnel.
Later, the Chief Minister of Mizoram told reporters, ‘People are fleeing from Myanmar to seek refuge in our country. We are helping them for humanitarian reasons. Myanmar soldiers are coming to India. Earlier we used to send them back by air. About 450 army personnel have been sent back.
At the end of last year, various rebel groups in Myanmar stepped up attacks against the army. They have already defeated the army and captured several army towns. In 2021, there was a military coup in Myanmar. Since then, the country’s governance is in the hands of the army.