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New Delhi: July 23, 2015: Approximately 10,500 Rohingya Muslims have taken shelter in India from Myanmar and are staying in Jammu &Kashmir, Delhi, Haryana, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Manipur.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju in a written reply to a question by Adhalrao Patil Shivajirao in the Lok Sabha.

One arrest of a Rohingya Muslim has been made by the National Investigation Agency from Hyderabad in connection with Burdwan blast case. A close watch is maintained over the Rohingyas who are generally living in makeshift camps, minister stated.