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QUESTION NO.2921 ANTI-INDIA STAND OF BRITISH MP

March 19, 2020

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2921
TO BE ANSWERED ON 19.03.2020

ANTI-INDIA STAND OF BRITISH MP

2921. SHRI ANIL DESAI:

Will the Minister of EXTERNAL AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) whether it is a fact that recently e-Visa was denied to a British MP due to her anti-India stand;

(b) whether any protest has been registered with the British Government at diplomatic level for such behaviour of their MP; and

(c) if so, what is the reaction of British Government and if not, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS
[SHRI V. MURALEEDHARAN]

(a) to (c) A British Member of parliament arrived in New Delhi on 17th February 2020 without a valid visa and had to therefore return back. This position was explained to the UK government.

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