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India cancels visa of Bangladeshi actor in campaigning row

India cancels visa of Bangladeshi actor in campaigning row
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Indian government on Tuesday cancelled the visa of the Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed after he campaigned for a Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha candidate in Bengal.

The government has also asked him to leave the country and blacklisted him, a Home Ministry statement said.

"After receiving a report from the Bureau of Immigration regarding visa violations committed by Bangladesh national Ferdous Ahmed, MHA (Ministry of Home Affairs) has cancelled his business visa and issued him a leave India notice. He also has been blacklisted. FRRO Kolkata has been directed to ensure compliance of these orders," the statement said.

The action comes two days after Ahmed campaigned for Trinamool's Raiganj candidateKanaia Lal Agarwal, who faces stiff competition from Congress's Deepa Dasmunshi and CPI-M's Mohammad Salim.


Voting in Raiganj during the second phase of the Lok Sabha election on April 18. The counting of votes of the seven-phased polls will be held on May 23.

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India cancels visa of Bangladeshi actor in campaigning row

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