Last update: August 02, 2022, 4:04 PM IST
The Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday that 81 Chinese nationals were given notices to ‘leave India’ and 117 others were deported from the country for violating visa conditions and other illegal activities between 2019 and 2021. had gone. Union Minister of State for Home Nityananda Roy also said that 726 Chinese nationals have been placed on the ‘negative list’ for violating visa conditions and other illegal activities.
“During 2019 to 2021, 81 Chinese nationals were issued notices to ‘leave India’, 117 were deported and 726 were placed on the negative list for violation of visa conditions and other illegal activities,” it said. He said in response to a written question. The minister said the government maintains records of foreigners, including Chinese nationals, who enter India with valid travel documents.
He said some of these foreigners overstay their visa due to compelling circumstances such as ignorance or medical emergency or other personal reasons. Rai said that in genuine cases where overstay is involuntary or due to ignorance or under duress, the period of overstay is regularized after collection of penalty fee and visa is extended if necessary. .
He said that where the overstay is found to be willful or unjustified, appropriate action is taken under the Aliens Act, 1946, which includes issuing a ‘quit India’ notice to the alien and charging fines and visa fees. Is.
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