Senior Congress party spokesperson and lawyer, Abhishek Manu Singhvi said the deportation of ‘Pakistan-backed’ British Labour Party Member of Parliament, Debbie Abrahams was necessary, reports Indian Express.
Singhvi, in a tweet said, “The deportation of Debbie Abrahams by India was indeed necessary, as she is not just an MP, but a Pak proxy known for her clasp with Pak govt and ISI.”
However, another Congress party MP, Shashi Tharoor had criticised the decision to deport Abrahams back even though she was travelling with a cancelled e-visa and said the government was “scared of critics.”
A tweet sent out by Tharoor read, “If things are fine in #Kashmir, shouldn’t the Govt encourage critics to witness the situation themselves to put their fears to rest.”
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.
According to the government, Abrahams’ e-visa “was cancelled and she was informed regarding the decision in advance”.
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