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India asks US to review decision on Modi's visa

March 18, 2005 17:00 IST

India on Friday asked the US to review its decision to revoke and deny visa to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to visit that country.

US Deputy Chief of Mission Robert Blake was summoned to the Foreign Office, where Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran conveyed India's concern and regret over the development.

Emerging after the 30-minute meeting, Blake told reporters that India had asked the US to review its decision.

He said he explained to the Foreign Secretary the reason for the US decision.

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Sub: Call back Indian Commission

This is shamefull incident on the face of so called SECULAR UPA government which pretend to protect the nation's pride and dignity. India should also ...

Posted by Chetan Ojha

Sub: US visa for Mr. Mpdi

I think this is not an insult to Gujrat /Nation or Hindutwa. This is a personal matter there is nothing to do with nation. There ...

Posted by Harekrushna Sahoo

Sub: Thank You Mr. N Modi

Mr Modi and BJP thinks it is an insult to us all Indians. True he is. But he must also ponder that it is his ...

Posted by shabeeb khan

Sub: Unfair!!

In Modi being denied the visa, the US has displayed a prejudiced mindset against an elected leader of the world's largest democracy. Using this yardstick, ...

Posted by Rohan Sirdesai

Sub: Insult to our Nation

The denial of Visa and revocation of the existing visa is an insult to the whole nation. The World's 'Policeman' is at it again. Judging, ...

Posted by Balu


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