be given a visa is hypothetical. Should he become the country's next leader, he would automatically receive a US visa, they say.
Narendra Modi himself has not commented on the travel ban, but for his supporters in the Bharatiya Janata Party and outside the U.S. decision has been a sore point. Senior party leader Arun Jaitley said last month that the US boycott had not been based on any evidence or court verdict but on "excessive propaganda".
Britain was the first European country to end its boycott on meeting Modi followed by other European countries last year.