NRC an Indian issue, no reason to cross over into Assam : Bangla Border Guards Chief 

The preparation of National Register of Citizen (NRC) is an “Indian issue” and there has been no illegal influx from Bangladesh into India, the Director General of Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB), Shafeenul Islam, said in Guwahati on Friday. 

However, BSF DG Rakesh Asthana stated that as of December 15th   2020, BSF has nabbed 3,204 individuals trying to illegally enter India along the entire India-Bangladesh Border.

Asthana added the to the caveat that the aforesaid figure was not just of Bangladeshi nationals but the overall number of people nabbed while trying to cross over illegally, including both criminals and smugglers.

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