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British MP Lord Alexander Carlile denied entry into India on arrival by MEA

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By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: July 12, 2018 1:04:12 am

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

British parliamentarian Lord Alexander Carlile was on Wednesday denied entry into India on his arrival at New Delhi for not having an appropriate Indian visa, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.

MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Carlile’s intended activity in India was incompatible with the purpose of his visit as mentioned in his visa application. Kumar said he arrived at New Delhi on Wednesday without having obtained the appropriate Indian visa.

“His intended activity in India was incompatible with the purpose of his visit as mentioned in his visa application. It was, therefore, decided to deny him entry into India upon arrival,” he said responding to a query.

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