Topic- Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
1) Deporting all illegal migrants from India is not a feasible and recommended solution. Comment.(250 words)
Why this question
Citizenship in India has been subjected to many upheavals recently. NCR exercise and the proposed decision to deport all immigrants have been at the core of this controversy alongwith the discussion to scrap Article 35. But the issue of deportation of all immigrants is not a feasible and recommended solution, as has been discussed in the article.
Comment- here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Key demand of the question.
The question wants us to express our understanding as to whether deportation of all illegal immigrants is a feasible and a recommended solution, or not. We have to form our opinion based on a proper discussion and presentation of valid facts/ arguments/ examples.
Structure of the answer
Introduction– write a few introductory lines about the illegal immigrants in India- e.g An illegal immigrant in India is a person residing in the country without an official permission as prescribed by relevant Indian law. Those who are explicitly granted refugee status do not fall under this category.
Discuss in points why deporting all immigrants from India is not a feasible and recommended solution. all migrants from India is not a feasible and recommended solution. E.g mention the problems associated with the exercise to demarcate legal and illegal immigrants- like the problems of exclusion as seen in the Assam NRC exercise; some illegal immigrants would be difficult if not impossible to deport- like the Tamilians from the Sri Lanka; Gorkhas and Lepchas from Nepal; India has no agreement with nearby governments for large-scale deportation etc.
Conclusion– based on your discussion form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.