Following the arrest of eight Taiwanese nationals from Chauntra, intelligence agencies have geared up their surveillance in all six Tibetan settlements in Kangra and adjoining Mandi district. The police have also launched a massive campaign for the verification of immigration documents of all Tibetans refugees and foreign nationals staying in these settlements.

Hotel owners all over the district had been also directed to scutinise the passport and VISA documents of all foreign nationals before their entry into the hotels. There are Tibetan settlements at Bir, Chauntra, Bhatoo, Tashijong, Sidhbari, Dharamsala and McLeodganj.