India Grants Visa To Chinese Army Veteran To Meet His Family In...

India Grants Visa To Chinese Army Veteran To Meet His Family In India

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India Grants Visa To Chinese Army Veteran To Meet His Family In India

Wang Qi, a surveyor of the People’s Liberation Army, (PLA) was caught when he entered Indian territory shortly after the China-India war in 1962.

He was Convicted for spying and therefore Wang Qi was in Indian jails for six years. After his release from prison, Wang Qi settled in Tirodi village of Balaghat district in Madhya Pradesh where he married a local woman and had four children.

Since then, Wang Qi has made three more visits to China.

His last visit to China was in October 2018 and he was unable to return to India due to no Indian visa, his son Vishnu Wang, 38, had said.

“My father applied for visa with the Indian embassy in Beijing in April this year but was unable to get the same for reasons better known to the authorities,” Vishnu Wang had told PTI from Tirodi.

The 80-year-old Chinese army veteran, has now been granted visa to visit his Indian wife and children. Indian officials on Wednesday confirmed that Wang Qi has been given his visa to visit India.