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Govt cancels visa of Bangladeshi actor; issues 'Leave India' notice for 'campaigning' for TMC

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Centre Tuesday issued a 'Leave India' notice to Bangladeshi Ahmed and cancelled the business visa given to him for allegedly campaigning for a candidate in West Bengal, officials said.

Ahmed has also been "blacklisted" by the Union Home Ministry, thus jeopardising the chances of his future travel to

"After receiving a report from the regarding visa violations committed by a national, Ahmed, the home ministry has cancelled his business visa and issued him a Leave notice. He has also been blacklisted. The FRRO Kolkata has been directed to ensure compliance of these orders," a said.

The move comes hours after the central government sought a report from (FRRO), Kolkata, on the Bangladeshi for allegedly campaigning for a

Ahmed, along with a few Indian actors, allegedly took part in campaigning for TMC's Raiganj candidate

The Bangladeshi film star was reportedly seen seeking votes for Agarwal at campaign rallies across Hemtabad and Karandighi near the Indo-border.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 20:10 IST