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UK-based students’ group denied entry to Modi’s Bharat Ki Baat, Sabke Saath event

Britain’s Prime Minster Theresa May welcomes Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is visiting the U.K. to attend the CHOGM conference, to Downing Street in London, Britain, April 18, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

By: Keerthi Mohan

A UK-based Indian student and alumni group said on Wednesday (18) that they were not allowed to attend Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Bharat Ki Baat event. The National Indian Students and Alumni Union UK took to social media to reveal that the delegates were not given the tickets for the event where the PM was expected to give a response to their letter on women’s issues. The issue of cancellation of tickets to eight members of the group was raised during a press conference attended by foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale, but he refused to give a concrete reason saying…

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