- Home Minister Amit Shah announced the decision to scrap the Free Movement Regime (FMR) between India and Myanmar on 8 Feb 2024.
- The decision aims to enhance internal security and preserve the demographic structure of North Eastern states bordering Myanmar.
- The Ministry of External Affairs is in the process of scrapping the FMR, and the Home Ministry has recommended its immediate suspension.
- Amit Shah emphasized that the move aligns with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s commitment to securing the nation’s borders.
Q: What does FMR stand for in context of India and Myanmar?
a. Foreign Ministry Resolution
b. Free Movement Regime
c. Federal Movement Restriction
d. Frontier Management Regulation
Ans : b. Free Movement Regime