Baloch leader Brahamdagh Bugti’s application seeking political asylum in India has been referred to security agencies for vetting before a final decision by the Union Cabinet.
“After examination of Bugti’s application for political asylum, we have sent it to security agencies for an in-depth vetting. A security vetting is necessary for such applications before a final decision is taken,” a Home Ministry official said.
The decision on Bugti’s application for political asylum in India is likely to be taken by the Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Bugti had applied for asylum in Indian diplomatic building in Geneva last week and therefore the application was afterwards forwarded to the Ministry of External Affairs, that successively sent it to the house Ministry.
India doesn’t have a comprehensive asylum policy. As per the United Nations, there are a minimum of 6,480
asylum seekers in india however the govt. doesn’t recognise them. matters is thus complicated that the officers within the Home Ministry area unit dig through 1959 records to ascertain the method.
In 1959, Tibetan spiritual leader the dalai lama and his followers were granted asylum by the Nehru government. Even the term ‘refugee’ isn’t mentioned in any domestic law.
India has not signed the 1951 United Nations expatriate Convention on the standing of Refugees, or its 1967 Protocol that stipulates the rights and services the host states should give refugees.
Bugti is that the president and founding father of Baloch Republican Party. he’s the grandchild of nabob Akbar Bugti, a Baloch leader killed by the Pakistani army in 2006.
Pakistan government had blessed Republic of India for serving to Bugti scarper pakistan to Geneva in 2010 via Asian nation. If granted asylum, Bugti may be given a long-term visa to be revived per annum.
Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen has been living in Republic of India since 1994 below semipermanent visa renewable per annum. the opposite state of affairs is that he can get registration certificate supported that he will travel anyplace within the world mistreatment it as a travel document, a politician same.