Last Update: Aug 02, 2022, 16:04 IST
The Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday that ‘Quit India’ notices were served to 81 Chinese nationals and 117 others from that country were deported for violation of visa conditions and other illegal acts between 2019 and 2021. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai also said that 726 Chinese nationals were placed on the ‘adverse list’ for violation of visa conditions and other illegal acts.
“During 2019 to 2021, 81 Chinese nationals were served ‘Quit India’ notices, 117 were deported and 726 were placed on the adverse list for violating visa conditions and other illegal acts,” he said in a statement. said in response to the 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 stay for longer than the visa period due to ignorance or in compelling circumstances like medical emergencies or other personal reasons. Rai said that in genuine cases where the overstay is unintentional or due to ignorance or under compulsive circumstances, the period of overstay is regularized after levying the penalty fee and if necessary the visa is extended.
He said that where found knowingly or unjustly, appropriate action is taken as per the Foreigners Act 1946, which includes issuing a ‘Quit India’ notice to the foreigner and levying fines and visa fees.
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