BENGALURU: PM Modi on Sunday had denied the existences of detention centre in the country.
The PM said, “No Muslim is being sent to detention centres, nor are there any detention centres in India.”
However, Karnataka has reportedly got its first in Bengaluru to house illegal immigrants in India.
It is set be ready to take people in from January 1.
According to various media reports, the detention center is located in Nelamangala Taluk, about 40 km from the city has several rooms, a kitchen and toilets.
Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday said that the it is not a detention center and is allegedly meant to house illegal immigrants accused of crimes.
Bommai’s statement comes days after PM Modi denied that there are any detention centres in India and also no talk of countrywide National Register of Citizens (NRC).
“I want to tell the 130 crore citizens of India that since my government has come to power, since 2014, there has been no discussion on NRC anywhere. Only after the Supreme Court’s order, this exercise was done for Assam,” PM Modi said on Sunday.