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No application made by V S Naipaul for a PIO card: HC

Nobel Laureate V S Naipaul has not approached the Indian High Commission here for a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card, a spokeswoman of the mission said today.

india Updated: Jul 06, 2010 01:44 IST

Nobel Laureate V S Naipaul has not approached the Indian High Commission here for a Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card, a spokeswoman of the mission said today.

In a brief statement, the spokeswoman said: "Lady Nadira Naipaul had visited the High Commission some three months ago and made enquiries about the procedure for application for a PIO card for her husband which were explained to her by the concerned officials of the mission.

"These procedures are also on the High Commission's website."

She said: "no application has been made by V S Naipaul for a PIO card."