The Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Pinak Ranjan
Chakravarty, recently made a statement that 25,000 Bangladeshis that go to
India on tourist visas stay back in India every year.
A spokesperson from the Bangladesh Foreign Ministry has said
that the ministry had not received any information on overstays of Bangladeshis
He has said that the “ministry would like to inform all concerned
that the information available with the government does not correspond with the
observations of the High Commissioner.”
He also stated that the Bangladesh has not received any note of
this matter from the Government of India.
The Indian High Commissioner expressed concerns over rising
illegal Bangladeshi immigrants in India and this poses a threat to his
government especially after the recent terrorist attacks in the region.