According to recent reports, due to a large-scale crackdown by Myanmar security forces against anti-coup protestors, many protestors have been apprehended by Indian security forces near the Indo-Myanmar border.
Ever since the Myanmar Coup., The protestors were trying to enter India to protect themselves from Myanmar security forces who have been ordered to use force against Pro-democracy protestors
Exact numbers have not been revealed, however, Union Home Ministry on Wednesday has given a previous figure which tells that around 325 Mynamar Nationals have been apprehended between 2018-2020 alone. The number has drastically increased since February 2021 after the Myanmar military coup took place.
In addition to this, Indian Home Ministry has also stated that around 116 Pakistani and 2,812 Bangladeshi nationals have also tried to enter India by infiltration through their respective borders.
116 Pakistani nationals, 2,812 Bangladeshi nationals and 325 people from Myanmar were apprehended while trying to infiltrate into India between 2018 and 2020, Union Home Ministry tells Rajya Sabha in a written reply— ANI (@ANI) March 10, 2021
At least 50 people have been killed in anti-military protests since the coup. As Myanmar police fire to disperse protesters as demonstrations spread Concerning such a violent crackdown on civilians, the United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said, "It is utterly abhorrent that security forces are firing live ammunition against peaceful protesters across the country." The UN also said more than 1700 have been arbitrarily detained since the military takeover on 1 February
The 2021 Myanmar coup d'état began on the early morning of 1 February 2021 when democratically elected members of Myanmar's ruling party, the National League for Democracy, were deposed by the Tatmadaw—Myanmar's military—which vested power in a stratocracy.