Government scraps Free Movement Regime between India and Myanmar to ensure internal security of country

  • 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

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