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QUESTION NO.470 UN VISA

February 06, 2019

LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.470
TO BE ANSWERED ON 06.02.2019

UN VISA

470. SHRI PRASUN BANERJEE:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) whether India will not give visa to people who hold UN visa and are stateless;

(b) if so, the details thereof and when was a change made in the policy in this regard; and

(c) if not, the reasons for denial of visa to exiled Bangladeshi poet Daud Haider?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[GEN. (DR) V. K. SINGH (RETD)]


(a) & (b) Indian Missions/Posts have the discretion to grant a single entry visa, not exceeding one month, to stateless persons subject to conditions.

(c) As per the information provided by our Mission, visa was not denied to Mr. Daud Haider.

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