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Indians Throng Temple To Crack Trump’s Visa Curbs by golddust6000(m): 1:35am On Apr 30, 2017
Hundreds of Indians gather daily at a 500-year-old Hindu temple in southern India where they pray for a single wish -- an increasingly elusive US visa.

The Chilkur Balaji temple dedicated to Lord Balaji -- a re-incarnation of Hindu god Vishnu -- on the outskirts of Hyderabad city, has long been a one-stop solution for prospective Indian immigrants seeking US visas, earning it the sobriquet of 'visa temple'. But temple officials say the place has seen an increase in visitors since the election of US President Donald Trump, who this month signed an order seeking to reform the "H-1B" work visa system. The "H-1B" visas are highly sought after by aspiring Indian immigrants but Trump's push to make the permits available only to the most-skilled or highest-paid applicants has many worried. Software engineer Shreekanth Angirekula was among the fortunate ones, having recently secured a US visa after repeated rejections.
"It's a miracle. I couldn't get a visa for the last two years but after visiting the temple everything went off smoothly," Angirekula, 33, told AFP."I am not superstitious but there was definitely divine intervention," he said. More than 100,000 devotees visit the temple every week, for visas and other reasons.

They proffer their passports and a flower before the deity as they circumambulate the inner sanctum of the temple 11 times while chanting Hindu hymns.
http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/04/indians-throng-temple-crack-trumps-visa-curbs/

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Re: Indians Throng Temple To Crack Trump’s Visa Curbs by golddust6000(m): 1:37am On Apr 30, 2017
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Re: Indians Throng Temple To Crack Trump’s Visa Curbs by Nobody: 9:06am On Apr 30, 2017
golddust6000:

Hundreds of Indians gather daily at a 500-year-old Hindu temple in southern India where they pray for a single wish -- an increasingly elusive US visa.

The Chilkur Balaji temple dedicated to Lord Balaji -- a re-incarnation of Hindu god Vishnu -- on the outskirts of Hyderabad city, has long been a one-stop solution for prospective Indian immigrants seeking US visas, earning it the sobriquet of 'visa temple'. But temple officials say the place has seen an increase in visitors since the election of US President Donald Trump, who this month signed an order seeking to reform the "H-1B" work visa system. The "H-1B" visas are highly sought after by aspiring Indian immigrants but Trump's push to make the permits available only to the most-skilled or highest-paid applicants has many worried. Software engineer Shreekanth Angirekula was among the fortunate ones, having recently secured a US visa after repeated rejections.
"It's a miracle. I couldn't get a visa for the last two years but after visiting the temple everything went off smoothly," Angirekula, 33, told AFP."I am not superstitious but there was definitely divine intervention," he said. More than 100,000 devotees visit the temple every week, for visas and other reasons.

They proffer their passports and a flower before the deity as they circumambulate the inner sanctum of the temple 11 times while chanting Hindu hymns.
http://www.vanguardngr.com/2017/04/indians-throng-temple-crack-trumps-visa-curbs/

SMH

this is a classic case of stupid journalism , cherry picking a few individuals narrative to bring out sensationalist and paparazzi type reports, which is far from the truth.

how many days since trump came to power ?

dont Christians and Muslims pray to their gods to fulfill their wishes including visas ?

so how about a news report head lined

"hundreds of Christians visit church to pray for visa due to trumps visa crack"

or

"hundreds of Muslims visit mosque to pray for visa due to trump trumps visa crack"

does it change the narrative that millions of people have millions types of wishes, so why point out the Hindus.


devotees have visited the temple for hundreds of years becz they believe it helps them to achieve their wishes .millions of them have as many million types of wishes.

got nothing to do with fuuking trump or for the matter a fuuking news website incorrect, selective, biased and bigoted point of view.

fuuking presstitudes angry
Re: Indians Throng Temple To Crack Trump’s Visa Curbs by golddust6000(m): 9:17am On Apr 30, 2017
nemesis2u:


SMH

this is a classic case of stupid journalism , cherry picking a few individuals narrative to bring out sensationalist and paparazzi type reports, which is far from the truth.

how many days since trump came to power ?

dont Christians and Muslims pray to their gods to fulfill their wishes including visas ?

so how about a news report head lined

"hundreds of Christians visit church to pray for visa due to trumps visa crack"

or

"hundreds of Muslims visit mosque to pray for visa due to trump trumps visa crack"

does it change the narrative that millions of people have millions types of wishes, so why point out the Hindus.


devotees have visited the temple for hundreds of years becz they believe it helps them to achieve their wishes .millions of them have as many million types of wishes.

got nothing to do with fuuking trump or for the matter a fuuking news website incorrect, selective, biased and bigoted point of view.

fuuking presstitudes angry





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