Two Haryana Girls Allegedly Denied Passport Because They Looked Like Nepalis

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Two girls , Santosh and Henna, in Chandigarh have alleged that they were denied passport by the authorities because they looked like ‘Nepali people’, news agency ANI reported.

“When we went to the passport office at Chandigarh, they saw our faces and wrote that we are Nepali. They ask us to prove our nationality,” one of the girls claimed.The matter was taken up to Haryana minister Anil Vij by the girls only after which the process of making our passport started.

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Ashok Sharma, the deputy Commissoner of Ambala, said the passport authority wrote that the “applicants seems to be Nepali”.

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As Mr. Sharma described, “One person named Bhagat Bahadur went with his daughters Santosh and Henna to the passport office Chandigarh for the passport. There they were denied passport. The authorities wrote ‘applicant seems to be Nepali’ on their documents”

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It was due to Mr. Sharma’s in time intervention that both the sisters were called by the passport office and now their passport will reach them very soon.Such incidents of identity-doubting come by at a time when the whole country rages out against CAA which when combined with NRC may mark a circle of doubt around a large fraction of population in India.

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