British Labour lawmaker Debbie Abrahams who has been a trenchant critic of Article 370 abrogation was today (17 February) denied entry in Indian after landing at the Delhi Airport on a flight via Dubai.
As per Home Ministry officials quoted by ANI, Abrahams’ e-visa was cancelled which made her ineligible for entering India.
As per reports, Abrahams reached the immigration kiosk at the Delhi airport and presented her e-Visa and passport. The immigration officer while completing the formalities informed her that her visa was cancelled. She was later reportedly taken to a cordoned off area for deportees.
Abrahams now claims that she is waiting to be deported unless the “Indian government had a change of heart”.
It may be recalled that Abrahams had expressed “grave concerns” over Article 370’s abrogation by the central government. She claimed that the move would result in increased tensions in the area and the precautionary troop movements were in violation of international humanitarian law.
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