BJP MP INVITED TO VISIT US, Asked to Remove Pagree at Embassy, Refuses to Accept VISA

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BJP’s Lok Sabha MP, Virendra Singh from Bhadohi (UP) refused US visa, when he was asked to remove his turban (Pagree) at US embassy for security reasons. He was invited by US embassy to visit US after an interview over farming issues.

He said pagree is a matter of pride for him and the people he represents. Just for matter of visiting US he would not remove his Pagree. He also said they have invited me themselves to visit their country and now I say that I refuse US visa.

Till now matter has not been reported to ministry of external affairs. Once the matter is reported to ministry of external affairs then it will be taken up with US officials.

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