New Delhi, April 18: Two days after the Ministry of Home Affairs blacklisted Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed for allegedly campaigning for TMC candidate Kanahiya Aggarwal in West Bengal, the Union ministry order another Bangladeshi actor, Ghazi Abdul Noor, to leave India for allegedly attending a political rally in Dumdum.
According to the sources, the MHA is also mulling blacklisting Noor and would act once his visa expires. But for now, he has been asked to leave India as he violated the immigration rules of India. The Ministry also informed that appropriate action would be taken regarding his overstay in contravention of visa validity in the times to come. Bangladeshi Actor Ferdous Ahmed, Who Campaigned For TMC in West Bengal, 'Blacklisted'; Asked to Leave India: MHA.
Earlier in a similar move, the MHA directed the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) Kolkata to ensure compliance of its orders and cancelled actor Ferdous Ahmed business visa. There were allegations that Ferdous campaigned in Karandighi and Chakulia areas of North Dinajpur on Sunday and had participated in road shows at Raiganj and Hemtabad along with Tollywood actors Payel Sarkar and Ankush.
As per the visa rules of India, a foreigner can't participate in a political campaign. Though MHA has been accused of being playing a political vendetta, the Ministry stated that they are looking at the issue purely from point of view of rules and regulations.