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Shuttlers get Canadian visa

Shuttlers get Canadian visa
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A day after Indian shuttlers N. Siki Reddy, H.S. Prannoy and Summeth Reddy sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj\'s intervention in getting their passports and visas from the Canadian High Commission, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Thursday said that the issue has been resolved.

New Delhi: A day after Indian shuttlers N. Siki Reddy, H.S. Prannoy and Summeth Reddy sought External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's intervention in getting their passports and visas from the Canadian High Commission, the Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Thursday said that the issue has been resolved.

The association said the way has been cleared for the trio to take part in the Canada Open Grand Prix, slated from July 11 to 16.The shuttlers on Wednesday urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to help expedite the process as the players who had applied for the Canadian visas.

They did not get back their passports from the High Commission even after 10 days. " The players can now travel for the Canadian Open to be held in Calgary from July 11," the BAI said in a statement.The shuttlers will leave on Friday for the Indonesia Open, that will be played in Jakarta from June 12 to 18.

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