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Stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj denied entry at Howdy Modi event: Report

Event producers cited lack of credentials and space for broadcast crew at the venue for Hasan Minhaj's entry denial.

Published: 24th September 2019 01:53 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th September 2019 01:53 PM   |  A+A-

Stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj (L) and PM Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump at 'Howdy Modi' rally in Houston.

Stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj (L) and PM Narendra Modi with US President Donald Trump at 'Howdy Modi' rally in Houston. (Photo | Twitter and AP)

By IANS

NEW YORK: Indian-origin stand-up comedian Hasan Minhaj was allegedly barred from entering Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Howdy Modi' rally in Houston on Sunday.

Event producers cited lack of credentials and space for broadcast crew at the venue for Minhaj's entry denial, reported Dawn.com.

Minhaj had even tweeted a photograph of himself posing in front of the rally's venue.

"Here to celebrate two great nations coming together. India first. But America first too," he had captioned the image.

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