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Updated: July 26, 2013 04:21 IST

Yes, I signed the letter, says Asaduddin Owaisi

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Amid the controversy over the letter by some MPs to U.S. President Barack Obama against granting a visa to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, Majlis MP Asaduddin Owaisi asserted that he signed the letter.

‘Nothing to hide’

“Yes I signed the petition. There is nothing to hide,” he said.

Mr. Owaisi wondered why some MPs had gone into the denial mode after signing the petition. “Where is the need to lie,” asked the Hyderabad MP, adding Mr. Modi had to be fought at all levels.

He doesn’t remember how many MPs signed the petition but says it was done in December last. “Independent MP Mohd. Adeeb brought the petition and I signed it.”

It was for the U.S. government to take a call on whether to give a visa to Mr. Modi or not, he said.

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When Owaisi says that it was for the U.S. government to take a call on
whether to give a visa to Mr. Modi or not,then why did he bother to

from:  K.S.Jayatheertha
Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 at 14:30 IST

A person who has been denied to organise rallys and assemblies in the home country proudly proclaim of signing the letter to US prez. Indian MPs must have signed similar letter against Mr. Owaisi for openly announcing the massacre of a religious sect and that too on a public podium. What a shame?

Posted on: Jul 26, 2013 at 13:24 IST
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