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India hands over Rohingya relief to BD

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Chattogram Bureau :
Indian High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla handing over the reliefs to Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya in a ceremony at Chattogram Naval Port on Wednesday.
The relief supplies carried by Indian Naval Ship 'Airavat' for the Rohingya people were handed over to Disaster Management and Relief Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya on Wednesday.
Indian High Commi-ssioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla officially handed over the materials to the minister at a ceremony at the no 2 jetty of the port here around 9 am. The Indian Naval Ship sailing from Vishakha-patnam docked at the Chittagong Port around 9 am on Tuesday,
The materials include 50,000 rain coats, 50,000 pairs of gumboot, 45 metric tons baby food, 100 tons of powder milk, 100 tons of dry fish and kerosene.
While speaking at the ceremony, the minister urged India to put pressure on Myanmar for bringing back Rohingyas.
He said, "At least 12 lakh Rohingyas took shelter in Bangladesh and the government has given shelter to them despite hundreds of limitations."
The registration of over 11 lakh Rohingyas have been done, the minister said adding: "30 camps have been established for their rehabilitation while the government has constructed 13 kilometers of roads for easy transportation of relief materials."

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