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Rescued from Pakistan, Uzma comes forward to help women facing similar situation

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[India], Apr 11 (ANI): Ahmed made headlines way back in 2017 when she was rescued by the from

had fallen in love with a in 2017 in But all her dreams were shattered when she was kept as a hostage by him in remotely situated Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for a month.

After two years of struggle of fighting bitter memories, she has decided to come forward to help who face a similar situation, and her painful experience in inspired her to take this initiative.

Speaking to ANI, said: "I am planning to start a helpline number and NGO with the name 'Daughter of ' It will help women, who have been kept hostages in Pakistan."

"I want to give a message to those who have bitter experiences. They must flush out old memories and start a new chapter of their lives."

"People were not ready to accept me when I returned from Pakistan," she added.

"It took me two years to overcome the trauma and flush out bitter memories. When I came back to India, the people in my locality were not ready to accept me," she recalled.

Thanking Sushma Swaraj, she said: "She is like my mother. She gave me a second life. She could not visit my beauty parlour but sent her best wishes."

Soon a biopic will also be made on Uzma's life and her stay in Pakistan.

"I want to thank for producing a film on my life. The work is in progress," she informed.

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First Published: Thu, April 11 2019. 23:17 IST