Krewella says visas for India’s Sunburn Fest denied over Pakistani heritage
Electronic Dance Music band Krewella asserted that they were denied visas to perform at India’s Sunburn Festival, due to their ‘Pakistani foundation’.
The band includes two sisters of Pakistani cause, Jahan Yousaf and Yasmine Yousaf, who have settled in Illinois, United States.
The pair took to Twitter to express their discontent, saying they were “devastated” on account of the circumstance.
“It is with overwhelming hearts that we illuminate you that because of our Pakistani legacy, our visas have been more than once denied and we won’t have the capacity to enter your nation for Sunburn Festival,” the tweet expressed.
“Our group attempted each road conceivable however now has achieved the end. We are so grief stricken since we were anticipating being brought together with our Desi Krew. We trust the situation between the two nations can be settled some time or another soon,” they said in a Twitter message.
In 2014, the match had performed twice in India. This time they were booked to perform at the celebration on Dec 29.
The relations between the two neighboring nations have soured after some time because of provincial issues, with Pakistani on-screen characters confronting boycott and extreme reaction in India.