The Regional Passport Office, Mumbai, has given a show influence notice to Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) extremist Medha Patkar concerning why her visa ought not be appropriated for neglecting to reveal data with respect to pendency of arguments against her.
The RPO Mumbai has noticed that nine criminal bodies of evidence have been enlisted against her – three are in Barwani, one in Alirajpur and five in Khandwa locale of Madhya Pradesh – are as yet pending mediation.
“While getting identification bearing no…dated March 30, 2017 you have not unveiled the reality with respect to pendency of above cases and acquired visa by concealment of material data.
“In perspective on a similar it is proposed to seize your identification bearing and some other visa whenever gave thusly under area 10(3)(e) of the Passports Act 1967. You are mentioned to state why move ought not be made under area 12(1) of the Passports Act 1967,” the notice gave by the identification office on October 18 said.
The identification authorities have looked for her clarification inside 10 days from the date of this correspondence bombing which move would be made.
A grumbling was recorded against the extremist in June this year by a writer expressing that Patkar had gotten her identification by disguising and smothering material realities from the RPO Mumbai.
As per the sources, Patkar has till date not presented any answer regardless of the slip by of over 30 days.
Patkar had before challenged Mumbai North-East Parliament seat in 2014 on the AAP ticket however lost the political decision.
Segment 10(3) of the identification demonstration expresses that “the visa authority may seize or cause to be appropriated or renounce a visa or travel report Section(e) if procedures in regard of an offense affirmed to have been perpetrated by the holder of the identification or travel archive are pending under the watchful eye of a criminal court in India”.
Segment 12 of the demonstration states whoever “purposely outfits any bogus data or smothers any material data with the end goal of acquiring a visa or travel report will be culpable with detainment for a term which may reach out to two years or with fine which may stretch out to Rs 5,000 or with both.”