Aatish Taseer

British-born writer Aatish Ali Taseer stands to lose the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card as he allegedly concealed the fact that his father was of Pakistani origin.

The spokesperson said that Taseer concealed in his Person of Indian Origin application the fact that his late father was of Pakistani origin, and failed to dispute the notice sent to him in this regard, thereby making him ineligible to to hold an OCI card, as per the Citizenship Act, 1955.

Aatish Taseer, a journalist, posted some pictures of temples on August 19, tweeting, “Forget Aurangzeb,” said a mahant of the KV temple, “No man since Ghazni has destroyed as many temples as Modi.”