MHA suspends Free Movement Regime (FMR) between India and Myanmar

To ensure the internal security of the country and to maintain the demographic structure of India’s North Eastern States bordering Myanmar, MHA has recommended the immediate suspension of FMR.

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Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Thursday has recommended immediate suspension of Free Movement Regime (FMR) between India and Myanmar. 

Taking it to his X handle, Union Minister Amit Shah tweeted, "The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decided that the Free Movement Regime (FMR) between India and Myanmar be scrapped to ensure the internal security of the country and to maintain the demographic structure of India’s North Eastern States bordering Myanmar. Since the Ministry of External Affairs is currently in the process of scrapping it, MHA has recommended the immediate suspension of the FMR."

More details awaited.