Is the RFID tag on Indian students in U.S. justified?

Monday, 31 January 2011, 02:23 Hrs
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Is the RFID tag on Indian students in U.S. justified?
Bangalore: Indian students in the Tri-Valley University, U.S. are forcibly made to wear radio collars around the ankles that keeps a tab on their movements. Is the move by the U.S. authorities justified? External Affairs Minister S M Krishna strongly condemned the reported forcible wearing of radio collars around the ankles of Indian students in the Tri-Valley University in U.S. and demanded severe action against those responsible for the "inhuman act". "We demand the U.S. government initiate severe action against those officials responsible for this inhuman act. Indian students are not criminals. The radio collars should immediately be removed," he told reporters here. "The Ministry will extend all help to the students. "The parents need not worry since the matter has been taken up with appropriate authorities," he said. The government would also provide suitable assistance to the affected students if they wished to return to India, he said.
Source: PTI