For 10 years, the US Congress supported by many India NGOs denied our PM – then a lawfully elected Chief Minister of Gujarat a diplomatic US Visa. But now this group of lawyers were falling over each other to get PM Modi’s autograph.
- 10 Jun 2016
While on the surface the invite to PM Modi to address the joint session of Congress looks routine, the real purpose and significance is the mad rush the US Congress and US government are in to set right the wrong of banning PM Modi, then chief minister of Gujarat, a duly elected representative, a US Visa and entry for more than ten years. Shocking as it would be to learn, PM Modi was the only foreign leader to have ever been denied a visa under this law.
- 1 Jun 2016