In this situation in which all Afghans anxious to move away from their own country, India has decided it on Wednesday to cancel all visas issued to Afghan citizens that includes nearly about 2000 issued during the last several months as the Taliban started to make advances throughout the country. The government has announced that all Afghans must get into India only through special e-visas applied through online.
The Indian national Ashiya Iqbal heard this news and shocked, who was an Indian and married to an Afghan, and received visas for her husband and in-laws just before of some hours when the Taliban took over Kabul on August 15. Ashiya was able to return on the removal of flight functioned by the Kabul government, but not her family. Now as per the new rule, Ashiya says that would have to apply for visas again that they obtained at significant trouble and she doesn’t guess when she is going to see her husband.
Government concerns over passports Officials told “The Hindu” about the sudden announcements and change of rules, that the government was very much concerned about the passports deposited by Afghan citizens for visas that are being kept at the Indian Embassy and the Indian visa center Kabul, that could come into the hands of anti-India terror groups. Finally, the MHA has decided to cancel them, and form up the e-visa application compulsory instead.