Kashmiri photojournalist Sanna Irshad barred from travelling abroad by authorities

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New Delhi, July 2: Kashmiri journalist Sanna Irshad Mattoo who recently made it to the prestigious Pulitzer Prize award, on Saturday said that authorities at the Delhi airport have denied her permission to travel internationally as she was scheduled to attend a photography event in Paris.

In a tweet, Mattoo, said, “I was scheduled to travel from Delhi to Paris today for a book launch and photography exhibition as one of 10 award winners of the Serendipity Arles grant 2020. Despite procuring a French visa, I was stopped at the immigration desk at Delhi airport”.

“I was not given any reason but told I would not be able to travel internationally,” the journalist added in the second tweet.

As per the journalist, she has not been given any reason as to why the journalist was not allowed to board the international flight.–(Agencies)