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Visa-Free Entry to India for Pakistani Senior Citizens put On Hold

Jan 16, 2013 11:02 IST

India on 15 January 2013 put on hold the most awaited visa-free entry regime for senior citizens of Pakistan citing technical reasons. The nine Pakistani hockey players participants in the Hockey India League tournament were also sent back home following the protests against their presence in India by the radical units.

The declaration from Government of India stated that the visa on arrival facility to be launched on 15 January 2013 was barred due to technical reasons and the objections raised by the government agencies for delaying the visa on arrival facility for the senior citizens of Pakistan.
 
These steps were taken in wake of the incident of beheading Indian soldiers after ceasefire violation at the LoC (Line of Control) that took place on 8 January 2013.

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