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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj On Wednesday Assured All Possible Help To An Indian Student Who Is Admitted In A Hospital In Georgia.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Hina Khan | Updated on: 01 Feb 2017, 10:35:53 PM
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj assures help to distressed Indian student admitted in Georgia hospital (Getty Images)

New Delhi:

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday assured all possible help to an Indian student who is admitted in a hospital in Georgia.

Swaraj took to Twitter to respond to extend help to the student after she was approached by the latter’s sister. Gayathri Vijaykumar had approached the minister on Twitter by posting a picture of her brother in the hospital.

“Madam this is my brother who is in a ICU for past 50 days in Georgia. We need your help to bring him back to India,”
she said.

Responding to another tweet drawing her attention towards conduct of an Indian consular officer posted in the embassy in Tanzania while dealing with an Indian student from Harvard who was mugged in the East African country, Swaraj asked the name of the officer.

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Charanya Kannan who hails from Chennai is a student at Harvard Business School, she was in Tanzania recently for a course when she got mugged.

She shared her experience on a blog in which she said that the consular officer at the Indian Embassy in Tanzania told her that “Nothing can be done. Even if you give me two crore rupees, nothing can be done.”

With PTI Inputs

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First Published : 01 Feb 2017, 09:44:00 PM

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