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Over 30,000 illegal foreigners deported till Aug 31, 2022 as per Assam Accord

Guwahati, September 19: More than 30,000 illegal foreigners have so far been deported from the Northeastern state based on the Assam Accord, the Assembly was informed on Monday. Assam Accord Implementation Minister Atul Bora said 1,48,022 illegal foreigners have been detected in the state till August 31 this year as per provisions of the Accord. Out of the 1,48,022 illegal foreigners, 31,953 were infiltrators who had entered the country before 1971, and 1,16,069 had come in the post-1971 period. Bora also said 30,067 illegal migrants have been deported on the...