Trying to check migration from border states: Junior home minister | India News

Trying to check migration from border states: Junior home minister | India News

NEW DELHI: Neighbours increasing population in bordering villages by taking up various measures, India is also making all efforts to stop any kind of migration from any part of the country, said the minister of state in the ministry of home affairs Nityanand Rai on Friday.
He was chief guest at the 19th BSF Investiture ceremony to award medals to Border Security Force (BSF) personnel at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.
“People living in bordering villages are brave and patriots. We are making all efforts to stop any kind of migration from all bordering states. The issues like education and scarcity of other basic necessities have caused the migration,” he said.
“The Central government is making policies for the development of border villages. And we are committed to providing all facilities in the villages,” he added.
A total of 42 members of the force were decorated with the medals, of which 16 members were awarded Police Medals for Gallantry (PMG) and 26 members with the Police Medals for Meritorious Service (PMMS).

Assam Press