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Japan: UPA nervous? Denies visa to anti-nuclear activist

By Ria

New Delhi, Mar 8: Indian authorities has denied the visa to Fukushima survivor after the visa type mismatched with the stated purpose of visit.

It seems that Congress-led UPA is nervous with an anti-nuclear activist and don't want her to come to share her experiences with the people of India.

"It is normal not to grant visas if there is a mismatch between the purpose of the visit and the kind of entry travel document one tries to obtain," a source claimed.

On Feb 15, Maya Kobayashi, the survivor received a business visa from the Indian Embassy in Japan as the Greenpeace Foundation had invited her to share her experience with the people living near the nuclear power plants, as reported by Greenpeace India.

Karuna Raina, Greenpeace's nuclear campaigner said that Maya is the only survivor of Fukushima nuclear tragedy, she had visited number of countries to share her experience, but "India is the only country to revoke the visa." India simply don't want people from Japan who come and share their experience, she added.

Meanwhile Maya was quoted as saying, "I was looking forward to coming to India and sharing my experience with people who are fighting against the dangers of nuclear


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