At Rock Garden, Nek Chand’s son not on guest list, told to leave

Rock Garden creator Nek Chand’s son, Anuj Saini, was asked to leave the venue moments before Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande arrived, triggering outrage.
French President Francois Hollande (L) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) were at the Rock Garden in Chandigarh on Sunday.(AFP)
French President Francois Hollande (L) and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) were at the Rock Garden in Chandigarh on Sunday.(AFP)
Updated on Jan 24, 2016 07:55 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Chandigarh

Rock Garden creator Nek Chand’s son, Anuj Saini, was asked to leave the venue moments before Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande arrived, triggering outrage.

Saini was seen waiting inside the garden before security personnel asked him to leave as his name did not figure on the guest list.

Saini has called the incident “unfortunate”. “It is sad that I was asked to leave,” he told HT.

The incident also sparked outrage on the internet, with Twitterati directing their anger at PM Modi.

But others said it was all right that Saini was asked to leave.

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