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Denial of visa to Modi: Insult to India?

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March 18, 2005 15:54 IST

The United States on Friday denied a visa to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to visit the country, obliquely citing his handling of the 2002 riots.

Modi was scheduled to leave for the US on a five-day visit on Saturday night.

Modi denied visa to visit US | Insult to Constitution: Modi

Modi has described the decision as an insult to the Constitution, while his Bharatiya Janata Party has called it a national shame.

What is your view? Is this an American attempt to humiliate India? Or is the US right in denying Modi entry to the country? Tell us!

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