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Sushma Swaraj steps in to help Indian who lost passport days before wedding

The Indian man lost his passport in the Washington and his wedding is on August 13-15.

india Updated: Jul 31, 2018 10:26 IST
Press Trust of India
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Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi.
Indian foreign minister Sushma Swaraj in New Delhi.(AP File Photo)

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday assured help to an Indian man in the US who has lost his passport in Washington, just days before he was to travel for his wedding in August.

“Devatha Ravi Teja -- You have lost your Passport at a very wrong time. However, we will help you reach for your wedding in time,” Swaraj tweeted after the man reached out to her for assistance.

She asked Indian Ambassador to the US Navtej Sarna to help the man and expedite his passport on humanitarian grounds.

“@SushmaSwaraj ji, I lost my passport in Washington DC USA. I have my wedding on August 13-15. Traveling on August 10. Please help me expedite my tatkal request and help me in attending my wedding in time. You are my only hope. Plz do the needful,” Teja tweeted, appealing to Swaraj for help. 

Later, the man thanked Swaraj for her help.

First Published: Jul 31, 2018 08:43 IST

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